Police study CCTV footage after 'violent disorder' ahead of football match

Warwickshire Police are studying CCTV footage after 87 people were arrested in connection with 'violent disorder' in Nuneaton before a non-league football match yesterday.

The 'violent disorder' occurred at The Granby pub before a fixture between home-side Nuneaton and Lincoln City. Those who were arrested have since been released on bail.

Police say the disorder broke out in 'licensed premises' and those arrested were 'predominantly locals'.

The arrests began at 3.20pm and continued into the evening.

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87 released after football clashes

More than 80 people arrested in the build-up to a non-league football match have been released on bail. The arrests were in connection with an incident of "violent disorder" ahead of a fixture between home side Nuneaton Town and Lincoln City.