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CCTV appeal for suspects in Burnley football match disorder

Images of the suspects. Credit: Lancashire Police.

Lancashire Police have released CCTV images of six men who they would like to speak to following disorder before the Burnley v Southampton match last month.

The match took place on Saturday, December 13, and saw Burnley take on Southampton at Turf Moor.

Shortly before the match, a small group of people thought to be Burnley supporters entered the grounds and made their way to another entrance where they confronted rival supporters and engaged in violent disorder.

A post-match investigation was launched and officers have identified a number of people they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

  • Click below to see the CCTV images.

Unfortunately a small number of fans took it upon themselves to act violently towards others and cause disruption before the game.

"We cannot afford to let the actions of a minority spoil games like these for the true fans and to behave like this towards fellow football supporters is wholly unacceptable."

– Detective Inspector Martin Melvin, Lancashire Police

Anyone with information should contact Lancashire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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