Man arrested after Millwall vs Everton violence saw man suffer life-changing facial injury
Last Updated: 06/02/19 12:53pm
The Met Police have confirmed an arrest has been made after the widespread disorder which surrounded Millwall's FA Cup fourth-round clash with Everton.
A 27-year-old male was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of wounding with intent, attempted grievous bodily harm (GBH) and violent disorder.
The man has been bailed to appear at a Central London police station on February 28.
His arrest came in relation to a life-changing facial injury sustained by another male during the incidents.
Detective Sergeant Matt Simpson, from the Met's Public Order Investigation Team, said: "The disorder which we witnessed was absolutely shocking. It involved dozens of people and last for a number of hours.
"We are carrying out a large-scale investigation into the disorder, which left at least one person with a serious injury.
"We have hours of CCTV and hundreds of images which we are closely reviewing, and we have a team of experts working to identify those involved.
"In the very near future we will be issuing images of those we want to trace, and we will be asking for the media's support in doing so. We are dedicated to identifying those involved, and bringing them to justice for the chaos and disruption they caused.
"I would urge anyone with information to call police on 101 quoting CAD 5117/26 January, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."