Police issued a warning to Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo after he aggressively slammed a child with autism's phone to the ground.
The incident took place during last season's 1-0 Everton loss to the Red Devils.
Jacob Harding looked to be struck in the hand as he fled the field shortly after the loss by Ronaldo.
Later, he expressed regret to the 14-year-old, but not before being questioned by police about an alleged assault and criminal damage.
"We can confirm that a 37-year-old male voluntarily came and was interviewed under caution in relation to an allegation of assault and criminal damage," Merseyside Police said in a statement on Wednesday. The claim pertains to an incident that happened on Saturday, April 9, at Goodison Park after the football game between Everton and Manchester United.
"Conditional prudence has been used to handle the situation. The situation is now over.
According to reports, the 37-year-old has consented to provide Harding compensation.
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