Three police officers injured at Newcastle's Central Station after derby

Three British Transport Police officers were injured in disorder at Newcastle Central Station after the derby match between Newcastle United and Sunderland yesterday.

  • A female officer was taken to hospital after a brick was thrown at her shoulder
  • A male officers was left with a black eye after he was elbowed in the face
  • A male sergeant received facial and leg injuries when he was struck by a thrown ballast

The force made four arrests in addition to 29 made by Northumbria Police, for offences including violent disorder and being drunk and disorderly.

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Disorder at Tyne-Wear derby

Football fans clashed with police after Sunderland's 3-0 win over Newcastle United in Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby