Man arrested after driving car at 15-year-old boy

Merseyside Police is appealing for information after a collision in Liverpool has left a teenage boy with several injuries.

At around 2.30pm on Thursday 28 March officers were called to a report of a collision on Asser Road.

It was reported that two cars were involved in the incident – where a black Land Rover drove at the 15-year-old boy which knocked him off the bike he was riding into the path of another vehicle. 

Officers searched the area and found the Black Land Rover at a house nearby.  A short time later officers arrested a 34-year-old man from Liverpool on suspicion of Section 18 Assault.

He was taken to a police station in Merseyside and has been bailed. 

CCTV, forensic and witness enquiries are ongoing and detectives are appealing to anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Inspector Ben Dyer said, “Although officers made a swift arrest just hours after the incident our enquiries are still ongoing to establish exactly what happened on Asser Road.

“If you witnessed the collision or were driving in the area and have any CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident please get in touch as soon as possible.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information which could assist the investigation is asked to DM @MerPolTraffic or call @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 22000214385.


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