Police probes flares incident at EPL match

Police say they are trying to identify anyone responsible for
setting off flares inside Newcastle’s St James’ Park stadium during
the home match against Premier League champions Manchester City on
Saturday.

Two flares were set off in the section containing the away fans,
and one was thrown towards the home fans. Northumbria Police said
in a statement that ”No one was injured and it was quickly
extinguished.”

The statement added that ”Officers at the scene carried out
extensive enquiries, including checking CCTV and speaking with
available witnesses. However, the person or people responsible are
yet to be identified.”

Police stated that the investigation will continue, saying ”We
take incidents such as this extremely seriously and enquiries are
still ongoing.”