Police called following reports of youths fighting with pickaxes and bats

At around 10.50pm on Sunday 11 July, Merseyside Police received reports that a group of male youths were fighting in the Twickenham Drive area of Leasowe.

Following reports of around 15 youths fighting with pickaxes and bats, police attended the scene, but the group had already dispersed. No injuries were reported and no weapons were confirmed as being seen.

Police have stepped up patrols in the area following the reports and are encouraging residents to report any anti-social behaviour to police. 

Inspector Jordan Quinn said, “Everyone in our communities has the right to feel safe and protected where they live and we do not tolerate such anti-social behaviour on our streets.

“I would also urge all parents and guardians of young people across Merseyside to know where they are, who they are with and what they are doing

“We know how concerning anti-social behaviour can be for the community, particularly vulnerable and elderly people, so I strongly encourage members of the public to report incidents of anti-social behaviour to the police so we can take action.”

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’. You can also call 101 quoting incident log 1063 of 11/07, or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information .

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