VIDEO: Two officers injured by Grimsby Town fans in Sheffield trouble

Mess left by fans of Grimsby Town football club who stopped in Sheffield while on their way to a match. For a period of two hours around 300 of them were outside the Graduate pub and City library.
Mess left by fans of Grimsby Town football club who stopped in Sheffield while on their way to a match. For a period of two hours around 300 of them were outside the Graduate pub and City library.

Two police officers were injured by Grimsby Town fans who caused disorder in Sheffield on Easter Monday, it has been revealed.

A large group of fans caused problems outside The Graduate pub, chanting and smashing bottles and glasses on the street.

After the problems in the city centre, disorder continued at Sheffield railway station.

British Transport Police said today that supporters had been throwing missiles and pushing and kicking officers, resulting in two being injured.

They are now appealing for witnesses to come forward following the disorder that happened around 12.20pm.

The group of Grimsby fans had stopped in Sheffield on their way to their team’s game against Alfreton.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Ian Grice said: “A number of Grimsby fans caused disorder in the city centre before heading to the station where their rowdy behaviour continued. Fans threw missiles and pushed and kicked at police officers resulting in two BTP officers being injured.

“I would urge anyone who witnessed this disorder to contact police immediately. Anti-social behaviour like this, football related or otherwise, will not be tolerated.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference PSUB/B15 of 08/04/2015.

Rowdy football fans leave Sheffield city centre covered in glass