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Leicestershire Police received almost a call a minute after Euro 2020 finals, England v Italy

After last night's Euro 2020 final finished, police received almost a call a minute from concerned members of the public.

In a tweet, chief constable Simon Cole thanked police working across Rutland and Leicestershire during the England v Italy game.

Between 6pm and 10.55pm last night (July 11), there was a call to the police every two minutes with officers working hard across the counties to tackle crime.

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After England's defeat, there was an increase in calls with concerned members of the public dialling 999 almost every minute between 10.55pm and 1am this morning (July 12).

In the tweet chief constable Cole said: "Sadly football didn't come home but our Leicestershire Police team played long after the final whistle."

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