Liverpool star Gerrard arrested

LIVERPOOL footballer Steven Gerrard has been arrested after a brawl at a nightspot, police said today.

LIVERPOOL footballer Steven Gerrard has been arrested after a brawl at a nightspot, police said today.

The England midfielder remains in custody after officers were called to an incident in Bold Street, Southport, at about 2.30am.

Merseyside Police said the 28-year-old and five other men were arrested on suspicion of assault.

Gerrard scored twice for Liverpool yesterday in their 5-1 win over Newcastle.


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A police spokesman said: “Merseyside Police is investigating an assault that took place in the early hours of Monday December 29 on Bold Street in Southport.

“At around 2.30am this morning officers attended a disturbance at a licensed premises on Bold Street.

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“Six men were arrested on suspicion of section 20 assault on Lord Street.

“The men, four aged 33, 31, 29 and 19, who all come from the Huyton area, a 28-year-old man from Formby and an 18-year-old man from Litherland remain in police custody.

“A 34-year-old man from Southport was taken to hospital with facial injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

“Anyone who saw anything or who has any information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 3165 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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