Published: 16/03/2017 17:30 - Updated: 17/03/2017 08:20

Police warning ahead of Inverness Caley Thistle and Ross County derby clash

Written byNeil MacPhail

Tulloch Caledonian Stadium.
Tulloch Caledonian Stadium.

POLICE at Inverness have urged fans heading for Caley Thistle’s big derby clash with Ross County this weekend to enjoy themselves but to behave responsibly before, during and after the match.

A crowd of more than 4000 is expected at the Tulloch Stadium for the 3pm kick-off on Saturday, and police said they will be supporting the clubs to ensure the experience is a safe and enjoyable one for all fans.

Match commander, Chief Inspector Ian Graham, said: “We are expecting a crowd of more than 4000 people and I would like to remind folk that it will be busier than usual in the area especially around the roundabout on the A9.

“I would ask people to arrive in plenty of time and be aware stewards and police officers will be present throughout to ensure supporters of all ages can enjoy the match in a safe environment.

“I want to remind all fans that no alcohol is allowed within the stadium and anyone found to be drunk and trying to enter the ground will be committing a criminal offence.”

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