Leeds United’s stadium shut after security alert

March 24, 2023


Police have closed Leeds United’s Elland Road stadium and club shop as they investigate a security threat.

The Press Association reports a threat was made on social media and all the club’s offices and ticket office have been shut while West Yorkshire oficers investigate.

West Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called to attend at Elland Road football stadium following reports of a security threat to the premises.

“Investigations are currently ongoing to establish the credibility of that threat. The report was received at 9:49pm on Thursday night.”

A Leeds United statement read: “Leeds United’s offices, ticket office, Foundation offices and club shop at Elland Road will be closed until further notice on the advice of the police.

“We apologise for any inconvenience and we will inform the public when normal service resumes.”

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