Arrests after West Ham v Middlesbrough violence – BBC News

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Image caption Saturday’s video game versus Middlesbrough ended in a 1-1 draw

Three individuals have actually been apprehended after competing fans clashed outdoors West Ham’s brand-new London Stadium.

Violence flared after the Hammers’ 1-1 Premier League draw with Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.

Two males were detained on suspicion of affray and a 3rd on suspicion of attacking a law enforcement officer, Scotland Yard stated.

Officers were likewise released inside the arena throughout the match to handle a different disruption, the Met stated.

However, it was “rapidly handled”, the force stated, and no arrests were made.

Police accompanied Middlesbrough fans far from the arena while officers consisted of some West Ham fans.

There have actually been a number of crowd disruptions given that the club transferred to the previous Olympic Stadium.

At the very first Premier League match at the location – versus Bournemouth on 21 August – some fans showed up with tickets for seats that did not exist, while combating broke out in between competing advocates outside the arena.

West Ham stated 10 fans were ejected from the arena throughout the 4-2 defeat by Watford last month.

The Met stated more than 40,000 individuals had actually gone to Saturday’s match versus Middlesbrough, and the “huge bulk” had actually readied natured.

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