Police swoop on Oxford fan suspected of throwing objects at Sunderland supporters

The Black Cats game against Oxford United ended in a one-all-draw, after 97-minutes, on Saturday August 2.

Saturday, 3rd August 2019, 7:53 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th August 2019, 3:00 pm
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However, there was trouble in the stands as an object was thrown from the away side, towards the home side fans.

Luckily, no-one was injured in the incident and Northumbria police quickly swooped in to arrest the Oxford United fan.

In a tweet, Northumbria police said: “We are aware of an incident at the #SAFC match today where an object was thrown from the away section into the home fans below.

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“Nobody was badly injured and we did arrest a 27-year-old #OUFC fan in connection with the incident.

“We will not tolerate this type of behaviour.”