Offensive graffiti has been daubed across the side wall of a popular town centre restaurant.

Employees of Pizza Express were told they will need to scrub off the offensive graffiti which has been daubed over the wall of Bank Passage.

Sefton Council aims to remove graffiti from Council property of a racial or obscene nature within 48 hours. All other non-offensive graffiti will be removed from Council property within 72 days.

Sefton Council also offer a service to remove graffiti from private properties. There is a charge and a requirement for the owner to sign a disclaimer against any damage. Contact the council for more details.

CCTV in the area is broken and it’s unlikely the culprits will be caught any time soon. Anyone with any information should call Merseyside Police on 101.