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Sport England fans smash ambulance, let loose in IKEA after win over Sweden

04:07  09 july  2018
04:07  09 july  2018 Source:   smh.com.au

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Some fans were filmed entering Swedish furniture store Ikea after the 2-0 quarter final win over Sweden , chanting "football's coming home", disrupting displays and throwing items around. Sergeant Wayne Baker, with West Yorkshire Police

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Street party: England fans have been taking to the streets in celebration all over the country. © AAP Street party: England fans have been taking to the streets in celebration all over the country.

Emergency services hit out at the "disgraceful" minority of England fans who marked the team's passage to the World Cup semi-finals with disorder.

Some fans were filmed entering Swedish furniture store Ikea after the 2-0 quarter final win over Sweden, chanting "football's coming home", disrupting displays and throwing items around.

Sergeant Wayne Baker, with West Yorkshire Police, tweeted his disgust after pictures emerged of revellers dancing on top of an ambulance in central London.

"When I see behaviour like this it makes me anything but proud to be English .... You are a total disgrace. As for our National Football Team ... that does make me proud to be English!" he wrote.

London Ambulance Service published images of the damage to the vehicle.

"We're delighted with the result, but this has put a big dampener on the celebrations for us: while our officer attended a call nearby, this car was damaged in Borough High Street during the celebrations after the game, it's now off the road to be repaired," they wrote.

Emergency service: An ambulance is in for repairs after it was damaged by England fans celebrating. © AAP Emergency service: An ambulance is in for repairs after it was damaged by England fans celebrating. Emergency services urged people to share photos on social media to help them find people who damaged the car.

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An ambulance was smashed up and a bus shelter wrecked as delirious celebrations spilled over following England ’s win over Sweden in the World Cup quarter-final.

Twitter England fans destroying an IKEA after World Cup win over Sweden . England fans were also caught on camera trashing an ambulance after the game, as well as blocking roads and cutting off traffic.

One woman who jumped up and down on the response car, and whose image was widely circulated, has been traced, according to Poplar Police.

"Fairly sure every single one of them will enjoy explaining to the courts why they thought damaging London Ambulance vehicles was the appropriate response to England winning," Tower Hamlets Police wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, West Midlands police said it took the most ever 999 calls in its history, logging 3276 in 24 hours owing to "a mix of the sun, World Cup, and alcohol".

A spokesman for the Met said there had not been a spike in call-outs, despite the hysteria following England's victory over Sweden.

The match was held on the same weekend as the London Pride Parade, Wireless Festival and British Summertime Hyde Park, which brought swathes of tourists to the capital.

Videos posted to social media saw huge crowds fill the streets in cities across the country after the team made it through to the World Cup semi-finals.

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We're delighted with the result, but this has put a big dampener on the celebrations for us: while our officer attended a call nearby, this car was damaged

We're delighted with the result, but this has put a big dampener on the celebrations for us: while our officer attended a call nearby, this car was damaged

In Nottingham, a group of supporters were seen dancing on top of a bus shelter, while other clips from Manchester and Birmingham showed people on top of buses with their shirts off.

Footage from Clapham, south London, sees a fan plunge through a glass bus stop roof after leaping from the top of a double-decker bus.

In one video, a car can be seen with a smashed roof and windscreen in Nottingham.

A crowd of supporters were also filmed rushing into an Ikea store in Stratford, east London, dancing on the furniture and kicking items around.

"We are aware of a small group of fans celebrating the match result in one of our stores," an Ikea spokeswoman said.

"Being both British and Swedish, we were on the edge of our seats during the game and we would like to say 'Grattis!' (that's congratulations in Swedish) to the England team for getting through to the semi-finals."

England will meet Croatia in the semi-final on Wednesday evening.

They will play either France or Belgium in the final, held on Sunday, should they get there.

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