WWE released a statement today to TMZ.com regarding Chris Jericho’s incident with fans following yesterday afternoon’s house show in Victoria, British Columbia. WWE is saying Jericho was “attacked by a mob.”
According to the statement, WWE is working with local authorities to investigate the incident and “identify the man and woman who fled the scene” following the melee with Jericho outside of the arena.
Here is WWE’s statement:
“After leaving a live event in Victoria, British Columbia on Saturday evening, Chris Jericho’s car was attacked by a mob when he was stopped at a stop sign. Unable to proceed, Chris Jericho exited his car to ask the crowd to clear a path so he could continue through the intersection. A man and a woman physically and verbally assaulted Mr. Jericho. Arena and WWE security arrived to establish enough order to allow Mr. Jericho to re-enter his vehicle and depart. The local police arrived minutes later. Mr. Jericho was unharmed in the incident. The WWE is working with local authorities who are investigating the incident to identify the man and woman who fled the scene.”
TMZ.com has video and more coverage of the incident at the following link.
See more videos of Chris Jericho’s fight with fans