Arrest following Moreton stabbing

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after an assault in Moreton.

At around 9.50pm last night Sunday 8 May officers were called to a report that a man was assaulted at an address on Meadfoot Road.

It was reported that the victim left the property and walked into a pub on Netherton Road before heading to Moreton Cross.

Officers spotted the man a short time later on Hoylake Road. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital with slash wounds.

A 36-year-old man from Birkenhead was later arrested on suspicion of affray and assault. He was taken into custody to be interviewed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’.

You can also call 101 quoting reference 22000316108 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:


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