Photo: Man taken into custody, Royal Terrace, Southport

Southport town centre road cordoned off by police and firefighters (OTSNews.tv)

Merseyside Police can confirm that they were called to an address in Southport this morning (Monday, 9 May).

Police attended an address in Royal Terrace at around 11.15am following a report from a member of the public concerned for the safety of a man.

Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service attended and police negotiated with the man.

The man was escorted out of the property with cuts to his hands and face. A friend of the man in question said: “He’s just having a f#cking bad day – don’t you worry he’ll will be back”

He has been detained under the Mental Health Act and taken to hospital.

 

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