Major police operation ahead of Carlisle United v Preston game

A major policing operation will get underway ahead of Carlisle United's Johnstones Paints Trophy clash with Preston at Brunton Park on Tuesday night.

Police dogs, motorcyclists and officers with headcams will be on duty to deter violence and respond quickly to any incidents that occur.

Officers will be deployed at Brunton Park and in other strategic locations around the city and troublemakers will be identified, targeted and removed.

Superintendent Sean Robinson said: "Cumbria Constabulary is committed to ensuring Brunton Park is a safe place for all fans to enjoy the game.The policing operation will target troublemakers who are intent on spoiling the enjoyment of genuine supporters."

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