Football fan 'arrested for hit-and-run on Port Vale fans'

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A football fan is reportedly arrested on suspicion of murder following an attempted hit-and-run on a group of Port Vale fans.

A football fan has reportedly been arrested by police for attempting a hit-and-run on a group of Port Vale supporters.

A 27-year-old man is reported to have been detained by the authorities on suspicion of attempted murder after a car sped towards Port Vale supporters at a mini roundabout outside the Rochdale Railway Station on Saturday afternoon.

Police are considering the scenario that the fan purposefully targeted the supporters following a row in a nearby pub, according to the Daily Mail.

A 36-year-old man is alleged to have suffered a serious head injury, while a 52-year-old man sustained injuries to his arm and hip.

Port Vale's Lee Hughes is congratulated by team mate Tom Pope after scoring his team's second goal against Gillingham on January 12, 2013
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