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Men arrested at Carling Cup clash

A 40-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy from Solihull were arrested at the Blues/Villa Carling Cup clash last Wednesday, December 1.

A 40-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy from Solihull were arrested at the Blues/Villa Carling Cup clash last Wednesday, December 1.

The man was arrested outside St Andrew’s, the boy inside the ground, and both were cautioned for public order offences.

A 51-year-old man from Solihull, was arrested on suspicion of being drunk entering a sports ground.

Police are trawling hours of CCTV footage to identify those responsible for the worst outbreak of hooliganism in the city for 25 years.

Superintendent Steve Graham, who was responsible for the policing at the game, urged anyone who was involved in the disorder to hand themselves in.

A 27-year-old man from Hall Green, received a fine for public order offences after he was arrested outside the ground.

A 28-year-old male from Acocks Green, arrested for public order offences and possession of class A and class B drugs, has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information on those behind the violence should call West Midlands Police Football Unit on 0345 113 5000 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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