Men arrested over smoke bomb

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"

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