Police warning to all West Ham fans
Humberside Police are advising nobody to take fireworks to the KC Stadium for Saturday’s November 5 clash between Hull City and West Ham United
Humberside Police have issued a warning to all West Ham fans contemplating travelling to Hull on Saturday – if you haven’t got a ticket, then don’t bother.
The Championship match is all-ticket for West Ham fans and the police were keen to stress that no admission will be available on the day.
Chief Inspector Andy Oliver also added: "Humberside Police will not tolerate any kind of violence or disorder at football matches in Hull and anyone who does become involved in this kind of behaviour will be punished.
"The message to those individuals intent on causing trouble is stay away or face being arrested."
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With the match taking place on November 5, there were further guidelines from the police about another potential threat on the day.
"Due to the time of the year, supporters are being reminded it is an offence to try and take fireworks into a football match," added Oliver.
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"To ensure no fireworks enter the ground, stewards and police will be extra vigilant and will be searching fans.
"Anyone caught trying to take fireworks into the stadium will be arrested and prosecuted."
It seems we have been warned!