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CCTV studied after Hull football fan violence in York

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Image caption Police escorted the Hull City fans away from St Helen's Square

Police are studying CCTV footage to try to identify football fans involved in disorder in York.

St Helen's Square was closed off on Saturday after violence erupted among Hull City fans before their team's pre-season friendly against York City.

A 36-year-old man from York has been charged with using threatening language or behaviour and will appear at York Magistrates' Court on 28 July.

Three other men were arrested on suspicion of disorder offences.

Two of those men were released on bail and the third was given a fixed penalty for disorder.

The Archbishop of York and the leader of Hull City Council have condemned those involved in the violence.

Police in riot gear and dog units contained the group of 40 to 50 Hull fans inside the Lendal Cellars pub, where the trouble first flared.

Two hours later the police escorted the group to the railway station where they were put on a train back to Hull.

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