Officers Work with Stoke City FC to Investigate WBA Fixture Disturbance

Officers are continuing to work in association with Stoke City FC to ensure that visiting the bet365 stadium remains a safe and enjoyable experience for all supporters.

The investigation into crowd disturbances both during, and after, the recent fixture against West Bromwich Albion on 1 October are ongoing.

Superintendent Gemma Ward, Head of Operations at Staffordshire Police, said: “With the support of the staff at Stoke City FC, we are conducting an investigation to identify those who were responsible for the disorder and unacceptable behaviour that took place at the West Bromwich Albion match.

“Staffordshire Police and the club are committed to making a visit to the bet365 stadium a safe and enjoyable occasion for those whose only intentions are to watch the football.”

A spokesman for Stoke City FC confirmed that the club will not tolerate such behaviour and remains committed to taking the strongest possible action against anyone found guilty of being involved in criminal or anti-social activities.

If you have any information relating to the recent disorder, contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Tony Walley
Tony Walley
News & Sport Editor

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