Police appeal for help after disorder at Middlesbrough match

Police want to identify these men in connection with disorder at the Middlesbrough v Sheffield Utd game last month
Police want to identify these men in connection with disorder at the Middlesbrough v Sheffield Utd game last month

Police have rleeased images of men they went to speak to after disorder at a football match,

Cleveland Police has appealed for help identifying a number of Sheffield United fans they want to speak to regarding crime and disorder in and around the Riverside Stadium at the Middlesbrough V Sheffield Utd match on Saturday, August 12.

The incidents of disorder took place primarily in and around Car Park E after the match and inquiries are on-going, with both clubs and South Yorkshire Police supporting the investigation. Several arrests have already been made, with more expected in due course.

A police statement said: "We are making use of all the investigative tools and specialist technology at our disposal and we will continue to work with our partners to identify and deal with anyone involved.

"We will also seek to obtain football banning orders where appropriate in a bid to keep football a family friendly game which is safe and enjoyable for all.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Chris Hilton at Cleveland Police via the 101 number.

"Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers via its website at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by phoning 0800 555 111."