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Violence after Bristol derby

Police made around 12 arrests after violence broke out after the Bristol football derby on Wednesday night. Mounted police were used to clear a pitch invasion following Bristol City's 2-1 win.

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Mounted police pictured clearing pitch invasion

Mounted police were called in after a pitch invasion following Bristol City's 2-1 victory against Bristol Rovers at Ashton Gate tonight.

Mounted police respond to a pitch invasion at Ashton Gate, Bristol Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Mounted police work to clear fans from the potch Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Mounted police on standby Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Bristol City's fans on the right are kept away from Bristol Rovers fans by stewards Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

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