GLOVERS NEWS: Club issues statement over drone incident at Yeovil Town
YEOVIL Town Football Club is continuing to work with Avon and Somerset Police following the incident involving a drone during the Glovers’ Sky Bet League Two clash with Crawley Town at Huish Park on New Year’s Day (Monday, January 1, 2018).
Referee Brett Huxtable halted play in the 81st minute following the emergence of a drone over Huish Park and the players were told to go back to the changing rooms.
A club statement said: “Correctly following the agreed protocol, the officials removed the players from the field of play for safety reasons, incurring an 11-minute delay.
“As part of the club's own protocol regarding security concerns, stewards and security staff were deployed across the Huish Park site to investigate.
“The club will now continue to work with Avon and Somerset Police as the investigation continues.”
Anyone with information which could the club and police with their investigations can contact local officers on 101.
For the record Yeovil Town, who had two men sent off during the afternoon, lost 2-1 with Crawley netting their winner in time added-on.
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