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Man arrested for breaching football banning order at match in Ballymena

Ballymena Showgrounds

A 21 year old man was arrested yesterday evening, Friday 18th August, on breach of a football banning order at a match held in Ballymena.

A spokesperson for the Police Service of Northern Ireland said:


"The man, who was arrested on suspicion of three counts for failure to comply with a banning order, was subsequently bailed pending further police enquiries.


"Police will continue to work with local football clubs, fan groups, Northern Ireland Football League and the Irish Football Association to address any criminal activity linked to people attending football matches."


This is the first arrest for breaching a Football Banning Order in Northern Ireland.


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