Police Stop Rumours Of Acid Attack After Yesterday’s PNE Game

Rumours have been swirling on social media about yesterday’s PNE game against Birmingham City.

Users posted on facebook; “I’ve heard that a rowdy Birmingham fan attacked one of ours with acid”.

Another replied; “There’s posts going around Facebook saying Birmingham fans are doing acid attacks and one happened at the game”.

Preston North End defeated their rivals, Birmingham City, 1-0 with a last minute goal.

Preston Police have moved to squash any rumours of an acid attack. They replied on twitter; “Contrary to “social media reports”, there has been no such incident today. There had been reports earlier in the week regarding an “Acid Attack” in Preston and we believe this is one and the same rumour!”.

John Nicoll

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