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Police investigate Suarez coin-throwing incident

ESPN staff
January 29, 2014
Clean win for Liverpool

Merseyside Police have launched an investigation after Liverpool striker Luis Suarez had coins thrown at him during the 4-0 win over Everton at Anfield.

Suarez prepared to take a corner in front of the Everton fans in the first half, where he set up the opening goal for captain Steven Gerrard, and handed a coin to referee Martin Atkinson. Suarez was further attacked with more items being thrown at him.

And Merseyside Police have issued a statement saying: "We can confirm we are investigating following reports of some missiles being thrown during the Liverpool v Everton football match this evening, Tuesday, January 28.

"The incidents took place during the first half of the game when a number of coins and other small objects are believed to have been thrown from the stands onto the playing area.

"Officers are requesting CCTV from the stadium and will review any footage as part of inquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents."

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