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Exeter City v Carlisle: Smoke grenade sparked evacuation

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Image caption Hundreds of people were evacuated at Exeter City FC

A smoke grenade caused a League Two football game to be halted and a stand evacuated.

Exeter City's game with Carlisle United was halted for more than an hour after smoke was seen coming from the back of a stand at St James Park.

Hundreds of supporters were told to leave the Stagecoach stand at around 15:10 GMT and congregated on the pitch.

The club said police made an arrest at the stadium and have taken the suspect into custody.

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Image caption The match was delayed for an hour

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