Claude Giroux released by Ottawa Police after Canada Day arrest

Rory Boylen
Claude Giroux

Philadelphia Flyers star Claude Giroux was released by Ottawa Police Wednesday morning after he was arrested for allegedly grabbing an officer’s butt on Canada Day.

The incident reportedly occurred at The Great Canadian Cabin, an Ottawa bar, around 9:00 p.m.

The Flyers released a statement Wednesday saying, “we are aware of reports surrounding Claude Giroux. Until we have more information, we will withhold making any further comment.”

No charges were laid against Giroux.