Two arrested and five ejected as Liverpool thrash Brighton at the Amex

Posted On 02 Dec 2017 at 9:00 pm

Two people were arrested at the Brighton and Hove Albion v Liverpool match this afternoon (Saturday 2 December).

Five others were ejected from the American Express Community Stadium (the Amex), Sussex Police said.

The force said: “Sussex Police arrested two people and five others were ejected from the stadium by stewards and police at this weekend’s Brighton fixture.

“A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of being in the possession of a flare under section 2 of the Sporting Events Act 1985.

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“He has since been released under investigation.

“A 37-year-old man from Bexhill was arrested on suspicion of throwing a missile on to the pitch under section 2 of the Football Offences Act 1991.

“He remains in custody for questioning.”

Liverpool thrashed Albion 5-1, inflicting the heaviest home defeat on Brighton since they moved to the Falmer stadium six and a half years ago.

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