Nottingham Forest are appealing for witnesses after objects were thrown at opposition fans and onto the pitch during Sunday’s game against Derby.During the game coins, bottles and other objects were thrown from several areas within the stadium including The Main Stand, Bridgford Upper and Brian Clough Lower tiers. Two arrests were made on the day.
In one incident, a young Derby supporter received treatment for a cut to the head after being struck by an item coin thrown into the visitors’ section.
Forest’s Chief Executive Mark Arthur said: “We will not tolerate behaviour of this nature at The City Ground.
“It’s deplorable to think a young fan who simply came along to support his team had his afternoon ruined by the actions of a mindless idiot.
“We would urge anyone with any information about what took place on Sunday to contact the club as a matter of urgency.”
Anyone with any information should call the Club’s Safety Officer Alan Bexon on 0115 9824390 or alternatively they can use the clubs text facility 60066 and start the message with ‘forest’
Any information received will be treated in the strictest confidence.