Three Legia Warsaw fans arrested in Madrid for assaulting waitresses and trying to steal cash register

THREE Legia Warsaw fans have been arrested in Madrid after assaulting two waitresses and attempting to steal a cash register.

Fans from the Polish side are in Spain ahead of their Champions League clash against Real Madrid on Tuesday night.

Legia Warsaw fans are renowned for their erratic behaviour
Legia Warsaw supporters celebrate their passage to the Champions League group stage
They will play their reverse fixture against Real Madrid behind closed doors

It is reported that the supporters were drinking in a bar for a several hours before they started to annoy other customers and staff.

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Shortly before 4pm, the three men in their 30s decided to take things to the next level by trying to steal cash register before a member of staff tried to stop them.

According to AS, the hooligans also attempted to steal a mobile phone from one of the female staff before pelting them with abuse.

MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 18: Luka Modric (L) of Real Madrid CF looks on close to his teammate Gareth Bale (R) after winning the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy match between Real Madrid CF and Galatasaray at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on August 18, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Real Madrid are massive favourites to beat the Polish side

When police eventually arrived on the scene, the Legia Warsaw fans confronted the coppers before being arrested.

Ahead of the reverse fixture in two weeks time, the two teams will play behind closed doors after Legia were sanctioned by UEFA for racist behaviour and fighting in the stands during their tie against Borussia Dortmund.

They were also fined €80,000 as a punishment.

Spanish authorities have increased police presence in Madrid with around 3,500 Legia fans thought to be in the Spanish capital.

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