Britain’s top police officer was on mounted police duty around the roads of Stamford Bridge during Chelsea’s Saturday (February 4) lunchtime clash with Arsenal.
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police commissioner, was at the ground in Fulham, which is set for major redevelopment , for the London derby.
A spokesperson for the Met said Sir Bernard, who will step down from his position shortly , is often out with officers. He said: “The commissioner regularly patrols with front line police officers including mounted branch across London.
“He uses these as an opportunity to interact with officers and the public.”
The game itself ended in a resounding 3-1 victory for league leaders Chelsea .
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