Appeal following stabbing in Anfield

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man who could assist with their enquiries following a stabbing in Anfield.

At around 8.30pm on Thursday 11 November, there was a verbal altercation between two men outside The Off Licence near to the junction of Townsend Lane and Lower Breck Road.

The man returned and stabbed the victim, a 46-year-old man who was in a wheelchair, in the arm and then rode off on his bike. 

Detective Inspector Ben Dyer said, “This is a callous and cowardly attack to a vulnerable person. 

“I am appealing to the person featured in this image, or anyone who recognises him to come forward. We believe they could hold information that could be vital to our continuing enquiries.  
  
“This incident took place at the junction of Townsend Lane and Lower Breck Road in the evening of Thursday 11 November, so if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident and saw anything, then please let us know.”  

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook with reference 21000707545. 
  
You can also pass information via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or their online form at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously.

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