Five football fans charged after derby day disorder

Five people have been charged with offences after 10 arrests following the Wear-Tyne derby on Sunday.
Five people have been charged with offences after 10 arrests following the Wear-Tyne derby on Sunday.

Four men and a woman have been charged with crimes following their arrests after the Wear-Tyne Derby on Sunday.

All five people will appear at Sunderland Magistrates' Court on November 17, and their charges are as follows.

Glyn Teare, 28, of Derwent Close, Seaham, has been charged for entering the playing area and served with a banning notice. He was given bail and told not to attend any designated football ground.

Callum Downey, 24, of Edward Burdis Street, Sunderland, has been charged for entering the playing area and served with a banning notice. He was given bail and told not to attend any designated football ground.

Stephen Green, 36, of Midhurst Close, Sunderland, has been charged for entering the playing area and served with a banning notice. He was given bail and told not to enter a designated sports ground.

Sarah Elliott, 38, of Woods Terrace North, Seaham, has been charged for being drunk inside a football ground. She was served with a banning order and bailed with conditions not to attend a designated football ground.

Vincent Brand, 47, of Torver Crescent, Seaburn Dene, Sunderland, has been charged with being drunk and disorderly. He was served with a banning order and given bail conditions not to enter a designated sports ground.

Five other people were also arrested following the derby:

A 17-year-old arrested in possession of alcohol in view of the pitch was referred to the youth triage team.

A 19-year-old man arrested for possession of a flare in the ground has been released on bail.

A 45-year-old man arrested for throwing a missile at the playing area has been bailed pending further inquiries.

A 21-year-old man arrested on possession of a Class A drug outside of the stadium was given a caution

A 20-year-old arrested for being drunk and disorderly was handed a penalty notice by police.