Merseyside Police have confirmed that three men on suspicion of possession of flares were arrested at Anfield ahead of the game between Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC on Sunday. At approximately 3:05 p.m., three men were identified by officers as being in possession of flares in the Anfield Road area, one of which was launched, causing no damage or injury. All were arrested and were arrested and taken into custody. A 38-year-old man from Liverpool city center has been arrested on suspicion of violating the fireworks law after a rocket was reportedly launched on the road. A 35-year-old man from Belfast, Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of violating the Fireworks Act after a lit rocket was reportedly thrown to the ground; and possession of cannabis was discovered during his search.
A 19-year-old homeless man was also arrested on suspicion of possessing a flare at a sporting event, which was not lit. Deputy Police Chief Rob Carden said in a statement: “A swift response from our officers in the field resulted in three arrests and the confiscation of flares that could have caused serious injury and damage. We worked closely together. with both clubs as part of a massive police plan for this game, and it’s great to see the vast majority of fans enjoying the day. ” “These people involved in such behavior are not genuine supporters, but the impact of their actions is damaging to those who come into every game to watch their team play. The fact that they were quickly identified and detained is a credit to the diligence of the officers present, “he added. On the pitch, a magnificent solo goal from Mohamed Salah kept Liverpool unbeaten despite Manchester City twice from behind in a 2-2 draw at Anfield. City scorers Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne had the best chances to break the deadlock as the champions controlled a scoreless first half. (ANI)
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