Leeds United Reopens Elland Road after Security Threat and Arrest of 20-Year-Old Man
Leeds United’s Elland Road stadium is back in action on Sunday after a security threat caused its closure. West Yorkshire Police arrested a 20-year-old man in connection to the incident on Saturday, after evacuating the stadium, offices, and the club shop for checks in response to the threat received via social media.
Leeds were forced to close Elland Road on the advice of police after a security threat on Friday
West Yorkshire Police have announced that Elland Road can now reopen, effective immediately: ‘We apologise for any inconvenience and we thank the public for their support.’ The suspect, picked up on Saturday, remains under investigation for his connection to the incident.
The Leeds United community heaved a sigh of relief as the club shop, Elland Road, and its offices restarted after a brief but necessary closure. Fans were caught unaware by the security threat, which prompted the evacuation of the premises on Friday until the premises could be cleared. Fortunately, Leeds can now resume business as usual.
West Yorkshire Police arrived on Friday to make urgent checks at the temporarily shut ground
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