Eleven arrests at Leeds vs Birmingham


Last Updated: 19/10/19 10:00pm

Police say they made 11 arrests after crowd bother broke out following Leeds’ 1-Zero win over Birmingham at Elland Road on Saturday.

Birmingham have confirmed they are going to examine incidents of crowd disturbances after a piece of the travelling help appeared to conflict with police and stewards at full time.

West Yorkshire Police launched a press release confirming that bother broke out “inside and outside the ground” which resulted in a number of match stewards struggling minor accidents.

“Police enquiries are ongoing this evening following public order incidents at Saturday’s football match involving Leeds United and Birmingham City at Elland Road,” a police assertion mentioned. “Leeds District Police are interesting for witnesses following dysfunction incidents inside and out of doors the bottom after the fixture.

“They included a public order incident within the Birmingham City supporters stand at the top of the sport and a subsequent public order incident within the coach park exterior Elland Road.

“Police assets have been deployed exterior the bottom between supporters throughout the incident which lasted for about 45 minutes earlier than followers dispersed.

“Officers made 11 arrests in complete, primarily for public order offences. Minor accidents have been reported to a number of match stewards.”

2:20 Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds and Birmingham

Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds and Birmingham

Chief Inspector Jon Arrowsuch, Match Commander of the occasion, mentioned: “Our enquires are ongoing into the incidents which befell at this afternoon’s recreation.

“Police assets have been deployed exterior Elland Road and officers made 11 arrests in complete for offences each inside and out of doors the bottom. Clearly these have been scenes nobody would want to see and we might be inspecting CCTV footage and dealing with each golf equipment as we examine what befell.

“Anyone who has details about public order offences dedicated is requested to contact Leeds District Police on 101 referencing Police log 531 of October 19.”

A Birmingham spokesperson informed Sky Sports News: “The membership and its security workforce might be investigating what precisely occurred together with the police and all related events”.

“As a membership we’ve a zero tolerance coverage in direction of anti-social behaviour and any subsequent actions taken by us will mirror that.”


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