Arrest following Vauxhall assault

Merseyside Police has arrested a man following an assault in Vauxhall on Saturday 27 May.

Just before midnight, emergency services were called to Fulton Street following reports that a man had been found unconscious after being assaulted.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries and he remains in a serious but stable condition.

A 22-year-old man from Liverpool was arrested yesterday (Monday 29 May) on suspicion of section 18 wounding with intent and possession of a controlled Class A and Class B drug. He remains in police custody.

The investigation is ongoing and police are still appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Roberts said, “Although we have made an arrest, we are still asking members of the public to get in touch with any information that will help our investigation.

“If you were in the vicinity at around midnight and saw the assault take place, please come forward.

“I also ask any motorists who were in the area to please check your dashcam footage in case you have captured something which will assist in the investigation.  Every piece of information or footage could be vital in establishing what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 23000454620.


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