Two men released on bail after flare hits linesman

Two men arrested after a flare hit a linesman during a Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park have been released on bail.

West Midlands Police have said on Twitter:

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Two men arrested on suspicion of throwing a smoke-bomb at yesterday's Villa v Spurs game have been bailed with strict conditions.

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Arrests after flare hits linesman

West Midlands Police say they have made two arrests after an assistant referee was struck by a flare during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park. The FA has said it will investigate.