Denver police have opened an investigation after a fan accosted the Colorado Rockies mascot.
The dinosaur mascot named Dinger was tackled Monday in Colorado’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals while dancing on the home team’s dugout.
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After the hobbyist attacked, a pet handler quickly stepped in.
However, the fan was not immediately detained or identified (his face is not clearly seen in the video), but police released a photo of the suspect on Thursday.
Police said the person in the mascot costume was injured and the suspect is wanted for simple assault.
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Dinger has been the team’s mascot since 1994, the year after the franchise began play.
The mascot was involved in a controversy in 2021 when a fan was yelling his name, but people thought the fan was yelling the n-word instead.
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The Rockies won the game on Monday, 7-4.