Football violence: men charged

Police were at the scene
Police were at the scene

Police have charged a number of people in relation to the violent scenes that overshadowed Chorley’s game with Chester City on Saturday.

Peter Collinson, 46, of Lavender Grove, Chorley and David Hagan, 29, Hallwood Road, Chorley have both been charged with section 4 Public Order.

Lewis Hook-Dale, 37, of Kirkstall Drive, in Chorley has been charged with Section 4 public Order and causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.

All three were bailed to appear at Chorley Magistrates’ Court on March 9.

A 25-year-old man from Chester was given a fixed penalty notice for disorder while a boy, 16, from Chester was given a reprimand for using threatening words and behaviour.