Woman arrested after soccer match brawl

April 30, 2012 at 5:04 PM

NORRBY, Sweden, April 30 (UPI) -- Police in Sweden said a woman was arrested on charges of attacking six people following a brawl at a boys' soccer game.

Boras police said a fight broke out between the two teams after a heavy tackle during the game Sunday in Norrby and the brawl soon spread to include the spectators, The Local reported Monday.

Police said several people were detained and a woman, who was reported to be in her 40s and a relative of one soccer player, was arrested.

"She allegedly hit six people," police spokesman Johan Novenius said.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more news from UPI.com
Related UPI Stories
Trending Stories