A Southport man is fighting for his life after an intruder broke into his home and assaulted him with a golf club.
Emergency services were called in the early hours of this morning to a property on Cemetery Road after a frantic 999 call.
When they arrived on scene they found a man, believed to be the homeowner, unconscious and suffering from sever head and torso wounds.
It’s believed he was the victim of a frenzied and manic golf club attack.
The victim is currently receiving life saving emergency surgery at a hospital in Liverpool.
A crime scene has been established and officers are looking for anyone with any information about the assault to come forward.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers