Police update after ‘mass brawl’ at soccer game

POLICE have given an update after a ‘mass fight’ broke out during a football game between Rhyl’s and Bangor’s teams.

Now North Wales Police have provided an update on their investigation into the incident.

They said: “Following an incident of disorder in the playing area of ​​a football match between Rhyl 1879 and Bangor 1876 on Saturday October 22, Detective Inspector Kris Williams issued the following statement: ‘We continue to advance our investigation of the mess until the end of the football match between Rhyl 1879 and Bangor 1876 on Saturday.

“‘We remain in contact with the Welsh FA and representatives of both clubs, and we are taking steps to interview those involved and prosecute if necessary.

“‘One person has been questioned on bail and details of two other people we are seeking to speak to in relation to the incident have been provided.’

Following the game, Rhyl Club said: “After one of the busiest games in the FAW yesterday (October 22), our community club is deeply shocked and saddened by the events on the pitch at the end of the game against our Friends of Bangor 1876.

“We would like to thank the North Wales Police for their support of the game, both groups of supporters, and especially our club volunteers who give their valuable time to make this game and every home game possible.

“We apologize to everyone who experienced the incident and this matter is being handled internally as a matter of urgency.

“We are awaiting the referee’s report and will make no further comment at this time.”

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