York City vs Boston United - the (policing) result
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North Yorkshire Police worked with York City Football Club and the Stadium Management Company on Saturday to provide a safe and secure match for the York City vs Boston United promotional final at the LNER Stadium.
Officers supported stewards in keeping the event safe for all those attending.
The event passed largely without incident and officers engaged with fans from both clubs to maintain an enjoyable atmosphere. In total, two arrests were made: a 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and throwing items on to the pitch. A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of been drunk and disorderly in a public place.
York Chief Inspector Fiona Willey from North Yorkshire Police commented on Saturday’s match: “I am pleased to report that while there were a few isolated incidents, most fans had a good time and were both sensible and safe.
“It’s great news that York City football club have achieved promotion. We have built up a good working relationship with officials at the club and I look forward to continuing this into the next season.”