Police praise for football fans

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Police have thanked fans for their behaviour, following a derby clash at the Showgrounds on Tuesday.

Commenting following the League Cup semi final between Ballymena United and Coleraine, Inspector Heather Scott said: “We would like to thank the fans who made the match both peaceful and enjoyable.”

Detailing one arrest, Inspector Scott added: “A 28-year-old male was arrested for possession of a flare, criminal damage and disorderly behaviour and released on bail.”