Arrests over Sunderland-West Ham disorder
- 12 February 2013
- From the section Tyne & Wear
Five people have been arrested over disorder which broke out ahead of a Premier League clash between Sunderland and West Ham last month.
Violence, which police think was pre-arranged, erupted in Sunderland city centre on 12 January.
Those arrested, at addresses in Sunderland, South Shields and Chester-le-Street, remain in custody.
Northumbria Police said a further 20 people believed to have been involved in the disorder were being sought.