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Local man arrested after football supporters clash in Lincoln city centre

By SMorris_LE  |  Posted: October 06, 2012

The Ritz pub was forced to close as trouble flared.

Football supporters clashed in Lincoln city centre ahead of the Imps' home match against Luton Town, causing a pub to close.

Trouble flared between rival supporters at The Ritz Whetherspoons pub on High Street and police were called shortly after 1pm.

A local man was arrested for breaching a football banning order and the pub closed.

Inspector Jane Parks, of Lincolnshire Police, said: "There was a report of disturbance at the Ritz pub with broken glass and other bits and pieces.

"A local man was arrested for breaching a banning order and section 27 direction to leave notices were given to some Luton Town supporters."

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