Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Arrests after violence at Rotherham United match

Football crowd and police
Image caption The match between Rotherham United and Millwall took place in February

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder after trouble at a game between Rotherham United and Millwall.

South Yorkshire Police said a number of stewards were reportedly attacked at the New York Stadium following the Championship match on 28 February.

A 43-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy from Rotherham were arrested on Wednesday.

Four men, aged between 16 and 47-years-old, were arrested in the London area.

Police said all six have been bailed.

Det Insp Steven Ashmore said: "These arrests form part of our extensive investigation into the disorder that followed the match in February.

"Our work is ongoing to identify those involved and further arrests are planned.

"We continue to appeal for anyone with information to come forward and assist us with enquiries."

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