An unexplained pool of blood caused the closure of a Southport street earlier today.
Police were called to Avondale Road at 11.30 this morning after a member of the public reported finding blood outside a property.
A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: “At around 11.30am today, Monday 22 November, we received a report of suspicious circumstances in Southport.
“It was reported that blood had been found outside an address on Avondale Road.
“Forensic, CCTV and house-to-house enquiries are being carried out by police to establish the full circumstances.
“Enquiries have been carried out at local hospitals and no injuries have been reported.
“Anyone in the Avondale Road area with any information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or message Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook, quoting log 281 of 22/11.
“You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or contact them via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.”