Police are appealing for witnesses after reports of a dispute involving football fans on a ferry from Southampton to West Cowes on the Isle of Wight.
Officers are investigating allegations of threats and verbal abuse between Southampton and Birmingham City supporters on the 6.45pm Red Funnel Red Jet sailing from Southampton on Sunday, September 18, 2011.
There are also reports of the dispute continuing into the Red Jet terminal at West Cowes as fans were leaving the ferry.
Any witnesses or people with information are asked to contact Newport Police Station by phoning 101. From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call police on 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.