scene of disorder

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He was arrested following the incident on the Crumlin Road, close to the scene of disorder over a banned Orange parade.
It soon became clear why: 13 officers from four forces used that exact phrase, when setting out a scene of disorder sufficient to turn any small misconduct into the offence of riot.
It soon became clear why: 13 officers from four forces used exactly that phrase, when setting out a scene of disorder sufficient to turn any small misconduct into the offence of riot.
The force believe the fans pose an "active risk" - meaning they are often spotted hanging around the scene of disorder inside and outside grounds.
The rioting, the intent to burn the houses of aliens, the succession of scene after scene of disorder, made it difficult to sympathize with the locals in spite of what seemed their legitimate complaints.