29-year-old arrested following serious assault in Southport (otsnews.tv)

17th July 2015
Photo: Crime scene
Merseyside Police can confirm a 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a man was seriously injured in Southport. At about 8am today (Friday, 17 July) emergency services were called to a report that a man had been assaulted at an address on Alexandra Road.The man, thought to be in his 20s, was found outside the address with head injuries. He has been taken to hospital for treatment where his condition is described as critical but stable.A full investigation has been launched. The house is being forensically examined, house to house enquiries have been carried out and CCTV opportunities are being explored.A 29-year-old man, from Southport, has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is being interviewed at a police station in Merseyside.Anyone with any information on the incident is urged to contact Sefton CID on 0151 7773055 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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