Leeds United vs Birmingham City: 11 arrested after Elland Road crowd trouble


Police say that they made 11 arrests after crowd trouble broke out following Leeds win over Birmingham at Elland Road on Saturday.
Birmingham have verified they will explore incidents of crowd disturbances after a segment of the traveling support seemed to clash at full time with police and stewards.
West Yorkshire Police released a statement confirming that trouble broke outinside and away from the floor which resulted in several game stewards suffering minor injuries.
Police Officers have been continuing this evening after public order incidents at Saturdays football match involving Leeds United and Birmingham City at Elland Road, a police statement said. Leeds District Police are appealing for witnesses after disease incidents inside and away from the ground after the fixture.
They comprised a public order event in the Birmingham City supporters stand at the conclusion of the match and a subsequent public order incident in the coach park outside Elland Road.
Police resources were set away from the ground between supporters during the incident that lasted for about 45 minutes before enthusiasts dispersed.
Officers made 11 arrests in complete, mainly for public order offences. Minor accidents were reported to several match stewards.
Chief Inspector Jon Arrowsuch, Match Commander of this event, said:Our enquires are ongoing in the incidents which took place at this days game.
Authorities tools were deployed out Elland Road and officials made 11 arrests in complete for offences both inside and away from the ground. Certainly these were scenes nobody might wish to view because we explore what took place, and we will examine CCTV footage and working with both clubs.
Anyone who has information regarding public order offences committed is asked to contact Leeds District Police about 101 referencing Authorities log 531 of October 19.
A Birmingham spokesperson told Sky Sports News:The club and its security team will be investigating what happened in conjunction with law enforcement and all relevant parties.
As a club we now have a zero tolerance policy towards anti-social behaviour and any subsequent action taken by us will reveal that.

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