Three males have been arrested for alleged homophobic chanting through the Premier League conflict between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday, police have mentioned.
Merseyside Police confirmed on Tuesday that in three separate incidents, two arrests passed off outdoors the stadium on Anfield Highway, the opposite inside the sector itself.
An announcement confirmed that the lads, aged 23, 37 and 49, had been arrested on suspicion of “homophobic intentional harassment, alarm and misery”.
The assertion added: “The 37-year-old man has been launched on bail pending additional investigation, and the 23- and 49-year-old males will attend a voluntary interview.”
“We’re additionally conscious that 16 folks have been ejected from the stadium by stewards for varied offenses through the Premier League recreation.”
Superintendent Paul Sutcliffe, match commander for the match, which ended scoreless, mentioned: ‘Merseyside Police is not going to tolerate any hate crime, and we’ll convey to justice anybody discovered chargeable for committing a chant offensive.
“On this case, if all three suspects are charged and located responsible of the offence, then we’ll search soccer banning orders towards them.”