West Mercia Police has been informed of an incident at Sixways on Wednesday night following the Hellenic League Premier match between local rivals Worcester Raiders and Pershore Town. 

After the game, that ended 3-3 in dramatic fashion, an incident is alleged to have taken place involving Raiders' Isaac Cooper and Pershore's Alfie Bloomer in the bar area.

The Pershore player was treated at the scene by the Pershore Town physio before being taken to hospital with a suspected broken nose. 

West Mercia Police this morning (Thursday October 5) confirmed to the Worcester News that it had received a report of the incident and has opened an investigation. 

Late on Wednesday night (October 4), Raiders released the following statement: "We are aware of an incident that occurred between one of our players and an opposition player.

"The club takes this matter extremely seriously and will be conducting a thorough internal investigation to assess the circumstances surrounding the event.

"Until the investigation is complete, the club will not be making any further comments on the matter. We ask for respect and understanding from the media and the public as we take the necessary steps to address this situation internally.

"We are committed to upholding the values and ethics that define our club and will take appropriate action based on the findings of the investigation."

Pershore has said it would be making a complaint to the FA, but also said this when approached by the Worcester News for comment. 

"Regarding last night's incident, all relevant information has been passed onto club officials so that they can decide the best route possible to reach a conclusion.

"All our focus will now look towards Slimbridge tomorrow night. We will be making no further comment at this time."