Professional Lacrosse Players Arrested in Bloomington

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Five professional lacrosse players were arrested after an altercation at a Bloomington restaurant, authorites said Wednesday.
Members of the Rochester Knighthawks appeared Tuesday in Hennipin County District Court and returned home, team president, Lewis Staats, told the Star Tribune.
The ruckus started around 1 a.m. Monday at T.G.I Friday's in Bloomington arcoss from the Mall of America. The incident involved 20 to 30 people dining at the restaurant, Deputy Chief of Police, Rick Jart said.
"It started with someone tossing a menu," Hart said to Star Tribune. "One of the groups didn't like it."
The restaurant reported about $1,600 in damages to the police.
Democrat and Chronical reported the charges against the players-Cody Jamieson, Sid Smith, Travis Hill, Jordan Hall and Tyler Burton-include disorderly conduct, obstructing the legal process and obstructing the legal process with force. The charges are either gross misdemeanors or misdemeanors.
The teams next game is Saturday and it is still to be determined if any of the five players will be allowed to play.

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