Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard 'increases security after assault'

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool walks his three daughters of the pitch prior to the Steven Gerrard Testimonial Match on August 3, 2013
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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reportedly decides to increase security measures at his home following an assault in August.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has reportedly increased security at his home in Formby, Merseyside, following an attack.

The 33-year-old, who lives with his wife Alex and their three daughters, is said to have been threatened and assaulted by a man after he drove to a nearby shop in his Range Rover in August.

Following the incident, the England international has decided to increase security measures to protect his family, according to the Daily Star.

A police officer is said to have been arrested in relation to the disappearance of CCTV footage of the attack.

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates his goal with team mates Jordan Henderson and Jon Flanagan during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
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