Witness appeal after man seen with knife in Southport town centre July 22nd, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Armed police look for man with knife Witness appeal after man seen with knife in Southport town centre Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident in Southport today. At around 1.50pm, a man was reportedly seen in possession of a knife on Hoghton Street. Specialist officers attended the scene and efforts are ongoing to locate the man. No-one was assaulted or injured in the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on 101 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-Southport-1575528676012039/ 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!