Woman charged following assault in Southport


Merseyside Police can confirm a 29-year-old woman has been charged  following an assault in Garstang Road, Southport on Friday (26 February).

Claire McCluskey, of Poulton Road, Southport has been charged with Section 18 wounding with intent. She has been released on bail to appear at South Sefton Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 16 March 2016.


Merseyside Police has arrested a woman on suspicion of assault following an incident in Southport in the early hours of Friday morning.

At around 1.00am on Friday, 26 February, a 26-year-old woman was allegedly assaulted at an address in Garstang Road during an argument. The woman is believed to have been bitten on the cheek, injuries which required surgery at Whiston Hospital.

Following enquiries, a 29-year-old woman from Southport was yesterday arrested on suspicion of assault. She remains in custody at the time of writing (11.50am on Monday, 29 February) and further enquiries are ongoing.


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