Man, 30, arrested in Italy in connection with assault on Sean Cox

Police in Rome have arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with an assault on Liverpool fan Sean Cox in April

Man, 30, arrested in Italy in connection with assault on Sean Cox

Police in Rome have arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with an assault on Liverpool fan Sean Cox in April.

According to Merseyside Police, the man who was arrested in Rome appeared in court on October 6 and has been remanded ahead of an extradition hearing.

53-year-old Sean Cox from Dunboyne was critically injured in an attack at Anfield on the April 24, before kick-off in a Champions League clash with Roma.

Two other men have been charged in relation to the incident.

Filippo Lombardi, 21, was charged with violent disorder and wounding/inflict grievous bodily harm and is due to appear at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday ahead of a trial due to begin on Thursday.

Daniele Sciusco, 29, pleaded guilty to violent disorder and on August 24 was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

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