2 males arrested on suspicion of affray in Southport
MERSEYSIDE Police Detectives investigating an assault
on a man in Southport in the early hours of Wednesday, 28 December 2016, have
arrested 2 men. A 35 year old man and a 42 year old man, both from Southport,
were arrested on suspicion of affray and taken to a Police Station for
questioning. Both men have been conditionally bailed pending further enquiries.
We are told that Officers were contacted by NWAS Ambulance Crews, at around
12.25am, to reports that the male, in his 30's, had injuries to his body, that
are consistent with a knife being used. Merseyside Police said that the male was
taken to Hospital for treatment for his injuries, which are not believed to be
At this stage the attack is believed to be targeted, but anyone with any
information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on:- 0151 777 3094. You can
also pass on information via Crimestoppers anonymously on:- 0800 555 111.