UPDATE: Four arrested on suspicion of robbery and attempted robbery of Taxi Driver in Southport

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Merseyside Police can confirm that four people have been charged with two counts of attempted robbery.

Andrew Stenson, 25, from Aigburth Drive, Sefton Park; Tony Goulding, 24, from Richard Kelly Drive, Clubmoor; Harry Reid, 18, from Ling Street, Kensington L7; and a 13-year-old male are all appearing before Sefton magistrates on Monday, 7 July


Merseyside Police can confirm four people have been arrested following an incident in Southport in the early hours of this morning (Friday, 4 July).

At about 12.45am on Hoghton Street, a patrol was flagged down by a man who reported a group of men had attempted to steal his car. The offenders attempted to pull the victim from his car but the victim resisted and made off in his car.

Following a search of the area by patrols, a taxi driver flagged police down near Hesketh Park and reported a similar incident in which a group of men had got into his taxi and taken a small amount of money from him.

Both men received minor facial injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

Officers conducted a search of the area and a short time later four people were arrested.

All four males, aged 13, 18, 24, 25 years, were arrested on suspicion of robbery and attempted robbery. All four people are in custody at this time being questioned by officers.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing with officers checking CCTV from the area.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 3810 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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