Merseyside police has arrested a second man following fail to stop collision on Hargreaves Street, Southport on Monday 27 March.


The incident happened at around 7.30pm on Hargreaves Street when a motorbike was reported to have been in collision with a police officer and a parked car.

An 18 year-old male has been detained at the scene on suspicion of unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle. He remains in custody for questioning.

The motorbike and a helmet were recovered from the scene.

A second male left the scene and a search is ongoing in the local area.

An investigation is underway and house to house and CCTV enquiries have been carried out.

The police officer suffered bruising.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on 101 or the Crimestoppers line anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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