Man arrested over Oakwell incident

Man arrested over Oakwell incident

April 17, 2019 Off By readly




Man arrested over Oakwell incident on Saturday

Last Updated: 17/04/19 3:09pm

Barnsley’s Oakwell stadium

South Yorkshire Police have arrested a man on suspicion of racially aggravated assault and a racially aggravated public order offence at Barnsley on Saturday.

Their investigation relates to an incident which took place at Oakwell, where Barnsley beat Fleetwood 4-2 in Sky Bet League One.

“Officers investigating an incident at Barnsley Football Club on Saturday 13 April 2019 have arrested a man on suspicion of racially aggravated public order offence and racially aggravated assault,” read a statement from South Yorkshire Police.

“The man attended at a police station and was arrested today, Wednesday 17 April. He remains in police custody for questioning.

“We would ask members of the media and the public to refrain from speculation in relation to this incident as it could potentially harm the investigation.

“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

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