Essen: Fan chaos in the Rot-Weiss Essen game! Over a hundred ultras storm the opposite stand ++ 30 injured
Essen. Brawls after soccer game!
In an away game by Rot-Weiss-Essen There were clashes between the Essen ultras and the opposing fans of SC Preußen Münster on Tuesday evening. Several people were injured in the rioting, some seriously.
Essen: Enemy fan camps caused riots after the soccer game
800 fans of the Rot-Weiss-Essen football club had traveled to the game in Münster. Among them were about 200 problem fans, as the Münster police described them in a press release. They were brought to the stadium by shuttle bus from Dortmund Central Station – accompanied by the police.
Pyrotechnics were occasionally ignited during the game. But immediately after the end of the game, the Essen Ultras stormed the north stand and confronted the fans of the opposing team. After individual arguments, they left the stadium and met again outside on Hammer Straße. But then the police stepped in.
Essen: Police officers were able to prevent worse
The Münster police officers were able to separate the warring camps from each other, they also had to use pepper spray. The Essen ultras were brought to their buses and escorted out of the city. After the riot, it turned out that several people were injured, including several stadium stewards.
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Of the total of 30 injured, 24 were still being cared for on site by the ambulance service, and four had to be taken to hospital. Two people had to be treated by the emergency doctor. Among other things, a pensioner was seriously injured when he was knocked from a staircase in the north stand during the onslaught of the Essen Ultras. The police are now investigating several cases of dangerous bodily harm, resistance to the officers and property damage. (mbo)