A nitrous oxide (NOS) canister was thrown from the away end after Liverpool went 2-0 up, injuring a seven-year-old Southampton fan.
To clarify, NOS canisters are used to inhale laughing gas.
Recognise this man? The pics are not the best, but we want to speak to him after an incident at Saints v Liverpool on Sat 17 Aug. An item was thrown from the away end into the Northam home section & hit a young Saints fan. Please call 101 ref 44190293624. https://t.co/4RgDYL1Jm7 pic.twitter.com/uB1f4ZKcbA— Hampshire Police (@HantsPolice) August 21, 2019
The incident was first brought to light by Southampton fan @Puel_Out on Twitter.
His post included a picture of the little lad who was hit by the gas canister holding an ice pack to his face.