Man arrested in connection with 'linesman assault' at Anglesey football match

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail pending further enquiries Credit: Google Maps

A man has been arrested in connection with an assault at a football match on Anglesey.

The alleged assault is believed to have taken place at the Amlwch Town FC versus Penrhyndeudraeth FC fixture.

North Wales Police arrested a 43-year-old man in connection with the alleged assault and has since released him on bail pending further enquiries. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

North Wales Coast Football Association (NWCFA) confirmed that it knows about the claim but could not comment.

Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Gibson of North Wales Police said: “Our investigations into the incident are ongoing.

“We are liaising closely with North Wales Coast Football Association and urge people not to speculate or further share footage which is currently being circulated on social media to avoid potentially prejudicing any legal proceedings.”

The Association stated: "The North Wales Coast Football Association (NWCFA) are aware of a video circulating on social media in relation to an incident at Amlwch Town FC. This incident is currently being investigated by the police, which the NWCFA has requested details.

"Whilst this is an ongoing investigation, we would urge people not to share the video or comment as this could impact any investigation.

The incident will be investigated accordingly on conclusion of the police investigation."

Amlwch Town FC posted a statement on Facebook that said: "Given that there are further investigations pending, it would not be appropriate for us to comment at this time."

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