Liverpool’s Anfield stadium has been evacuated as a precaution after an “incident” at the ground, the club have announced.
It has been reported that the evacuation was ordered after two men went missing inside the stadium.
The two men were reported to have done so at 1.30pm, and Merseyside Police were called to the stadium at 3.05pm as a consequence.
“There is an incident at Anfield stadium, and as a precautionary measure the facility has been evacuated,” said a club spokesman.
“Our priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone at the ground. The emergency services are aware of the situation.”
Merseyside Police released a statement which read: ``Merseyside Police can confirm officers are in attendance following security concerns at Anfield Stadium today.
“As a precautionary measure, the club has evacuated the stadium and officers are now carrying out enquiries at the scene.
“Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on the 101 number or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”