West Yorkshire Police have arrested a 42-year-old man after receiving a social media threat that led to the evacuation of Leeds’ stadium, Elland Road. Police carried out checks before closing down the stadium along with the offices and club shop. The police report, received on Thursday night at 9:49 pm, resulted in the arrest of the suspect on Friday. While investigations remain ongoing, Leeds United has issued an apology for any inconvenience caused by the closure of its offices and ticketing service. The Premier League is on hiatus this week with the last international break of the season in full swing.
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West Yorkshire Police arrested a 42-year-old man due to a security threat that arose on social media. Police evacuated Elland Road, which subsequently led to the closure of Leeds’ stadium along with their offices and club shop. The suspect was arrested by police on Friday, and investigations continue to take place. Leeds United has apologized for any inconvenience caused by these closures. Currently, the Premier League is on hold during the last international break of the season. Keep yourself informed by subscribing to Miguel Delaney’s weekly newsletter.
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