Arrest Made In 2009 Assault On Referee

Jose Aplicano
 An arrest was made Tuesday in an assault on a referee that happened more than four years ago in Lexington.
 According to court documents, the victim said he was a referee for a game at Masterson Station in July of 2009 when he was assaulted by Jose Aplicano.
 The victim said Aplicano was ordered off the field during a game for a violation but refused to leave and hit him in the back of the head, knocking him to the ground.
 Court documents said a teammate of Aplicano’s tripped the referee after he got back up then Aplicano kicked him in the head.
 Aplicano then took off, according to documents.
 He was in jail in Ohio when he was arrested for the assault.

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