Man injured in ‘stabbing’
A MAN suffered a head wound after reportedly being stabbed in Southport.
Emergency services were called to a property in Sefton Street after reports on an attack.
Police vans and ambulances went to the property and the man, 45, was taken to hospital.
One witness later said that the man had been hit with an axe but Merseyside police declined to confirm or deny that claim.
The victim’s injuries were described as not life threatening and no arrests have been made.
Police are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
A spokesman said: “We are investigating following reports a 45-year-old man was assaulted in a property in Southport on the evening of Saturday, December 29.
“Officers were contacted at 11.50pm by ambulance crews following reports a man had been assaulted at a property on Sefton Street and suffered an injury to his head. The man was taken to hospital for treatment. His injury is not believed to be life threatening.
“Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of what happened and an investigation is currently under way.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside police either via social media or by calling 101 and quoting incident reference 18400080213.
Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via its online form.
Police were called to Sefton Street after a man was attacked