[23 NOV 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Football Fans Could
Hold Key To Violence
fans are being urged to come forward as witnesses after a gang of
youths marauded through a railway station, attacking staff and
passengers and smashing windows.
Borough supporters were among the crowd at Stoke-on-Trent station
on Saturday when the yobs tore through the building.
gang, believed to be local to the Stoke area, descended on the
station at around 5.50pm.
assaulted staff and travellers, smashed four windows and damaged
the station buffet.
United supporters, travelling through from their side’s away
game against Macclesfield, were also at the station and were also
police believe that Nuneaton fans going home from the FA Cup game
against Stoke will have seen the incident and could prove vital
who can help should can DC Mike Wilsome or Raj Phillips on 0800