27/04/2017

Investigation Launched After Brawl At Football Match In North Belfast

The PSNI have launched an investigation after a fight broke out at a football match in north Belfast.

It followed the Co Antrim Junior Shield Final between Suffolk FC and Woodvale FD.

Suffolk won the match 3-1 at Seaview on Wednesday, 26 April.

However, in online footage, a brawl breaks out just after Suffolk were given their shield.
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A PSNI spokeswoman said: "Anyone who attended the match and witnessed the incident is asked to contact police at Tennent Street, on the non-emergency number 101.

"Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

(CD)

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