Sussex Police have apologised for wrongly claiming weapons were found out after crowd trouble during Brighton’s Premier League space sport against Crystal Palace ultimate week.
Six other people were arrested and two stewards were taken to hospital after the two facets met on 28 November.
Sussex Police discussed the next day to come that some lovers had attempted to attend the game with “knives and knuckledusters”.
But they now say no such items were recovered at the stadium.
“Sussex Police apologises to both clubs and their supporters,” a commentary discussed.
“The reference to weapons being found out discarded at the stadium following the Brighton v Crystal Palace are compatible on November 28 used to be as soon as consistent with knowledge logged thru our officers on the night time and carried out so in good faith.
“Subsequently, it’s been established that no such pieces had been bodily recovered on the stadium or within the town. We settle for that this data was once unsuitable.”
The commentary used to be as soon as printed on the equivalent day a Crystal Palace supporters’ crew had issued a Freedom of Information request in terms of the claim Eagles lovers were in possession of offensive weapons.