A spectator stormed the pitch during Birmingham City's clash with Aston Villa at St Andrew's on Sunday, throwing punches at Villa midfielder Jack Grealish.
With just ten minutes on the clock during the match, a fan jumped the barricade and ran onto the pitch, attacking Grealish before being dragged from the pitch by security.
News of the incident came from BBC Sport, who discussed the incident during their live commentary of the game.
They wrote: "
West Midlands police have confirmed that they have arrested the man following the incident.
ARREST: Following the incident on the pitch involving an attack on an Aston Villa player; a man has been arrested and en route to a custody block. Further details to follow. pic.twitter.com/fed9KrHBgl— West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) March 10, 2019
The two sides are separated by just two miles in Birmingham, and the Second City Derby is always a fiercely contested affair. Both teams currently find themselves trailing the top six in the Championship, with Sunday's match set to be a crucial one for either side's play-off aspirations.
Source : 90min