West Midlands Police have confirmed two men had been arrested in relation to the assistant referee was struck by a smoke bomb.
"Police have arrested 2 men after a lit flare was thrown on the pitch during the Villa v Spurs game - the flare hit a linesman #avfc #thfc" said a statement released via Twitter.
"The two men aged 25 and 47 were arrested following the incident at Villa Park, fortunately the linesman wasn't injured #avfc #thfc"
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Hugo Lloris takes the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Christian Benteke.
Aaron Lennon goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Lennon on Andreas Weimann.
Andros Townsend restarts play with the free kick.
Booking for Fabian Delph for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andros Townsend by Fabian Delph.