Witnesses Sought After Violence Erupted Following Walsall's Victory Over Northampton Town
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Witnesses Sought After Violence Erupted Following Walsall's Victory Over Northampton Town
 
Witnesses Sought After Violence Erupted Following Walsall's Victory Over Northampton Town

Witnesses Sought After Violence Erupted Following Walsall's Victory Over Northampton Town

British Transport Police have confirmed that they are still looking for seven men in connection with a mass brawl following Walsall Sky Bet League One clash with Northampton Town, which took place at Bescot Stadium on Saturday, 4th February.
British Transport Police are seeking witnesses after violence broke out at Bescot train station following last season's Sky Bet League One clash between Walsall and Northampton Town, which took place at Bescot Stadium on Saturday, 4th February 2017.

In a statement, released via BTP.Police.uk, the Police confirm; We are continuing to appeal for information to identify seven men in connection with football disorder. There was a large fight between football fans at Bescot station in Walsall following the Walsall vs Northampton fixture on Saturday, 4th February 2017.

We originally appealed for information in February and since then five men have been spoken to in connection with his incident. We are still seeking information on seven people. If you recognise the men in the images, who are believed to be Walsall and Northampton fans, please call 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 quoting reference number 405 of 4/2/17.

Police also confirmed that a 25-year-old man from the Walsall area has been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder, and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Walsall won the match by two-goals to one as Matt Preston and Erhun Oztumer both scored in the second-half to cancel out John-Joe O'Toole's first-half opener.


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