St Neots man charged after FA Cup disorder


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A FOOTBALL fan from St Neots has been charged following the disorder at Saturday’s (April 13) FA Cup semi-final between Millwall and Wigan.

53-year-old Richard Freeman of Grebe Way, St Neots was charged with breach of bail following the game which was marred by violence inside and outside of Wembley Stadium and saw 14 fans arrested.

Mr Freeman is one of two men to be charged so far in an on-going investigation by the Metropolitan Police.

Detective chief inspector Andy Barnes said: “The violence seen at the Millwall v Wigan FA Cup fixture over the weekend is completely unacceptable.

“The Metropolitan Police is committed to working with its partners in bringing those responsible to justice.

“A significant investigation is now under way to identify all involved in order to bring them to justice in a swift and robust manner.”