Police Cordon Off Esplanade Southport After Man Has Face Slashed November 1st, 2015 Tom Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Crime scene Merseyside Police are appealing for information following an assault in Southport in the early hours, Sunday November 1. At about 1.25am, officers were called to Esplanade, between Pleasureland and Dunes Leisure Centre, to a report that a man, aged 19, had a stab wound to his face. He was taken to hospital where his condition is described as stable. The scene was sealed to allow for forensic investigations to take place and CCTV opportunities are being explored. House to house enquiries have also been carried out. Esplanade remains cordoned off. Detective Inspector Cheryl Rhodes said: “The area would have been busy with people celebrating Halloween last night and we would urge anyone who may have witnessed anything that might help our investigation to contact police. “Any information, however small it may seem, could prove vital.” Did you see anything? Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Sefton CID on 0151 777 3460 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!