Match day arrests - 194/19

Date Responded 26 February 2019

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:


Please provide me with the latest information you hold on the number of arrests that have occurred during the matchday policing operations for each home fixture this season (2018/19) for Newcastle United FC.

Please provide the numerical figures along with the corresponding type of offence.

In Response:


We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.


There have been 2 recorded arrests during Newcastle United match day operations so far during the 2018 – 2019 season.

1 – Common assault

1 – Section 5 public order

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