Merseyside Police is appealing for information following an assault in Southport yesterday evening (9 January).

At about 9.30pm emergency services were called to a property on Bath Street to a report that a man had been assaulted.

On arrival officers found a 34-year-old man with injuries to his head and arm. He was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

The scene has been cordoned off, house-to-house enquiries are taking place and an investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is underway.

Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed suspicious behaviour in the area around the time of the assault.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on 0151 777 3011 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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