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Liverpool Echo
Ellen Kirwin

Search for man after Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Smith boxing assault

Police are looking to speak to a man after an attack during the Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Smith boxing match.

Officers have released a CCTV image of a man that they would like to speak to following the assault. The incident took place on Saturday, January 21, at the AO Arena, in Manchester, after Liverpool boxer Liam Smith knocked Eubank Jr. to the ground twice leading to the referee calling a halt to the fight.

Greater Manchester Police say the man pictured may have vital information about the attack. They would also like to appeal for other witnesses.

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A spokesperson for GMP said: "Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault at the AO Arena on Saturday 21 January 2023 after the Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Smith boxing match. If you know this man (pictured) please contact GMP on 101, quoting reference number INC/0075491/23."

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