Investigation ongoing after Special Constable attacked during fight between Walsall and Northampton Town fans

Police outside Sixfields Stadium after the Northampton Town V Walsall match. NNL-161109-042820009
Police outside Sixfields Stadium after the Northampton Town V Walsall match. NNL-161109-042820009
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A Special Costable was assaulted and a number of football fans were spoken to by police after crowd disorder outside Sixfields Stadium.

Police were forced to intervene after Walsall and Cobblers fans became aggressive folliwing the League One match on Saturday.

Police outside Sixfields Stadium after the Northampton Town V Walsall match. NNL-161109-042758009

Police outside Sixfields Stadium after the Northampton Town V Walsall match. NNL-161109-042758009

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said there were a number of assaults including one on a Special Constable.

The spokesman said a number of people were spoken to and their details were taken. The police investigation is ongoing.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police outside Sixfields Stadium after the Northampton Town V Walsall match. NNL-161109-042830009

Police outside Sixfields Stadium after the Northampton Town V Walsall match. NNL-161109-042830009