56 year old assaulted in Bootle
MERSEYSIDE Police Detectives are
appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Bootle on Friday, 15 July
2016. The 56 year old was walking along Trinity Road, at the junction with St
Albans Square, at approximately 7pm, when he became involved in a confrontation
with 2 males in a parked car who he believed had dropped litter. The driver and
passenger got out of the car and confronted the man. It is believed the
passenger was carrying a sharp implement and the victim suffered a wound to his
arm. Both males then got back into the silver car; which had the registration
plate MJ55 ZZO and left the scene, turning right onto St Albans Road. Both are
described as white, of muscular build, with beards and wearing sports clothing.
Detective Inspector Mike Dalton said:- "This incident happened early in
the evening and I believe a lot of people may have been in the area and either
witnessed what happened or saw the car and its occupants either before or
afterwards. I would appeal to anyone who has information to contact us."
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Merseyside Police
on:- 0151 777 3059 or the confidential Crimestoppers line on:- 0800 555 111.