Only six arrests at soccer championship

The Fuerza Pública said it detained just six persons at the national football championship in Heredia Saturday night.

The Club Sport Herediano defeated the Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, 2-0, and hundreds of Heredia fans gathered in the streets to celebrate. But there were few incidents. Police had a large contingent of officers supporting private security workers. The celebration went on into Sunday morning.

Two persons were detained for distrbances and one was held for a street robbery using a pair of scissors. One man was found to be carrying a pistol, police said.

One man was held ffiveor the apparent thefts of cell telephones.

Police managed to confiscate fireworks and paint sprayers from the ardent fans before the game.

Here is what police collected at the soccer game.

Here is what police collected at the soccer game.

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