Five arrested after rivals clash following Spurs V Crystal Palace match in Wembley

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Five men have been arrested after a Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace match at Wembley Stadium descended into violence.

CCTV footage captured a clash between two rival groups of fans in Empire Way at around 3.15pm on November 5.

Officers from the Met’s Central Football Unit arrested all five men at a number of addresses in South London and Kent on November 28, Scotland Yard said.

The men, who are 44-years-old, 31-years-old, a 24-year-old and two 21-year-olds, were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Sgt Dave Hine of the Met’s Football Policing Unit said: “It is a priority for us to ensure that the public are not inconvenienced or alarmed by the behaviour of disorderly people either before or after football matches.

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“Today’s arrests clearly demonstrate the continued efforts of police to identify and apprehend those who are intent on causing violence and disorder at football matches.”

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