Around 200 arrested in Dortmund

October 20, 2012
By news services
Around 200 people were arrested Saturday as ugly scenes marred the 141st Revier derby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke.

Despite repeated appeals by both clubs for their fans to behave during the week, violent skirmishes were reported in the build-up to a game which Schalke won 2-1 in Dortmund.

According to local police reports, a restaurant was gutted by Dortmund followers "with furniture ripped apart and used as missiles against opposition fans and police."

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