GMP are appealing for further information after a 15-year-old girl was wounded by a pint cup filled with coins at a football match in Manchester
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On Thursday 22 December 2022, officers received reports of a young girl being wounded by a cup filled with coins at the Manchester City F.C v Liverpool F.C. EFL game.
It is believed the cup was thrown inside the Etihad Stadium at around 8:25pm from the upper tier down to the lower tier in the stadium, which subsequently hit and injured a 15-year-old girl causing a 1-inch laceration to her head.
The girl was taken to hospital where she received medical attention.
GMP are appealing to the public for further information to help us locate the person/people responsible for this malicious attack.
Superintendent Gareth Parkin of GMP said: “GMP will not tolerate violent or malicious behaviour in any situation, this does NOT exclude football matches or sports games.
“Clearly throwing objects in a confined area can be dangerous and have serious and sometimes devastating consequences.
“We are continuing to investigate this incident and would urge those who attended the game who know who is responsible or could have any information to assist us further, to please come forward.
“You can report any information to us by calling 101 or report information online via our reporting tool on our website: www.gmp.police.uk quoting log 1880 of 22/12/2022.
“Alternatively, you can report information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”