UK police warn World Cup revellers after "shocking…"

UK police warn World Cup revellers after

Britain's police chiefs warned the British public on Monday not to repeat the "shocking behaviour" which followed England's victory over Sweden on Saturday at the soccer World Cup in Russian Federation. "Please only call 999 in an emergency, where there is an immediate threat to life".

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) said there had been 1,086 football-related incidents since the tournament began, with 226 incidents related to domestic abuse and 230 arrests being made.

And Thames Valley Police bosses say the force is well prepared.

In one particularly bad incident, revellers on Borough High Street in London significantly damaged an ambulance, not only costing the tax payer, but also ensuring that the ambulance would be completely out of action in case of an emergency.

Roads had to be closed in Northampton because of disorder, and hundreds of people blocked a street in Leicestershire with some letting off flares. And despite searches, fans brought in flares and threw them into the crowd.

In the event of a win against Croatia on Wednesday, Aldi and Lidl stores across England will close early at 3pm on Sunday, an hour before kick-off.

Staff were abused and threatened with violence.

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"There is absolutely no excuse for this type of senseless behaviour".

"This is a peak period of demand for emergency services".

Police, Crime and Victim's Commissioner, Ron Hogg, said: "It's great that so many people are able to support a successful England football team this summer, and I wish them all the best in the semi-final".

"This is in stark contrast to the [England] fans out in Russian Federation, whose behaviour, apart from a couple of minor incidents, has been great".

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