Appeal after woman sustains burns in Southport

27th December 2019

POLICE are appealing for information following a report a woman sustained burns injuries at a flat in Southport last night (Thursday 26 December 2019).

Emergency services were called at about 8.35pm to a report a woman had suffered burns to her hands, arms and neck at a flat in Derby Road. The 38-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital.

Officers attended the scene and investigations into the exact circumstances of the incident are ongoing, including efforts to locate any potential offenders.

Anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the incident is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC.

You can also call 101 quoting incident reference of 19100754943 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:…ve-information.