Ipswich: Arrests at derby game
There were 19 arrests during the police operation at the East Anglian derby at Portman Road.
A further 13 people were ejected from the ground before and during the game which saw Ipswich beaten 5-1 by arch rivals Norwich.
Two Section 27 notices were also issued requiring individuals to leave the town centre of Ipswich.
A spokesman for Suffolk police said: “Although it was a busy afternoon and evening, there were no major flash points.’’
He added that there was some “alcohol-related disorder’’ but there was no “major disruption and fans were kept separate’’.
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Despite the arrests, Inspector Matthew Rose hailed the police operation as a great success.
He said: “From my point of view the operation has been an absolute success.
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“We have had no serious disorder and the vast majority of people have been able to have a good evening out and we have ensured their safety.
“The policing of the game has been a complete success.”