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Arrest over football match drone

21 Jul

Media captionThe drone halted the game at Huddersfield Town’s stadium

A man has been arrested after a drone was flown over Huddersfield Town’s home game against Liverpool FC.

The pre-season friendly was halted an hour in to the match on Wednesday evening after the gadget was spotted hovering above the Galpharm Stadium.

Police were called to investigate over fears for the players’ safety. The pilot was identified and the drone seized before the referee allowed play to continue.

A 37-year-old man is in custody.

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