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MOORE, Okla. -- A Moore softball umpire says he was injured after two coaches and two parents attacked him. Lamont Martin was the umpire for a 10-year-old girl's softball game during the USSSA Fall Frenzy tournament at the Moore softball fields on Saturday.
He says the coach from one of the teams was upset with him over a call he felt should have been made during the game.
He says that coach, assistant coach and a couple parents confronted him as he was going to change after the game.
"I turn from this way, he reaches over her and grabs and puts me in a headlock," Martin said. "The other coach grabs me and puts me in a choke hold from behind."
Other parents and coaches eventually broke up the fight.
Moore police were called out to take a report, but no one was arrested.
Martin went to the emergency room and says he suffered a strained back and neck and has broken blood vessels in one eye.
"It was extreme and excessive and for the way that things happen and no one was taken to jail behind the incident," Martin said.
The board president of the Moore Girls Softball Association says they don't condone that kind of behavior on their fields.
D.J. Sanders says the parents and coaches involved are not allowed back until they take a sportsmanship class and may never be allowed back if the district attorney decides to press charges.
"It's for the kids and that's what it's all about for them to have fun and be safe," Martin said.
Other softball players playing in the tournament on Sunday said it doesn't set a very good example for the kids.
"It's just a game. We're all out here trying to have fun and to do that, that's not respectful. That's just not a good thing to say or do," Karis Clark said.