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Arrest following assault in Bootle

News   •   Jul 24, 2019 12:25 BST

We have arrested a male following a report of an assault in Bootle on Sunday 21 July.

Officers were called to North Park, Hornby Road, at around 2.30pm. On arrival they found a man who was bleeding from a number of wounds to his body, including his chest, abdomen, head, buttocks, legs, hands and arms. The injuries are believed to have been caused by a knife.

The man is in a stable condition.

A 15-year-old male from Bootle voluntarily attended a police station and was arrested on suspicion of a section 18 assault and released on conditional bail.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 19100396106 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information