2 charged after crowd violence at FA Cup semi
London Police have charged two men following crowd violence
among Millwall fans that marred Saturday’s FA Cup semifinal against
Wigan at Wembley Stadium.
One of the men was charged with racially aggravated behavior and
the other with breaching bail conditions. Fourteen people – 12
Millwall supporters and two Wigan fans – were arrested inside the
stadium during or after the match, and another six Millwall fans
were arrested outside Wembley for offenses including affray and
Andy Barnes, detective chief inspector of the Metropolitan
Police, says on Tuesday ”a significant investigation is now
underway to identify all involved in order to bring them to justice
in a swift and robust manner.”
The violence was sparked by Millwall fans turning on each other
during the match, which Wigan won 2-0.