Police and football fans in Amsterdam
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Ajax v Manchester City: Arrests before Amsterdam game

Twenty-five people were arrested after fights in the red light area of Amsterdam ahead of a Champions League game between Ajax and Manchester City.

Amsterdam Police said trouble broke out at about 17:00 local time (16:00 BST), with arrests made for "public violence" offences.

The majority of those arrested are believed to be local. The number of Manchester City fans held is not known.

Speaking to Five Live, before the full number of arrests were known, Marjolein Koek of the Amsterdam Police said there had been no injuries.

  • 24 Oct 2012