Merseyside Police has arrested a 33-year-old man from Dovecot on suspicion of the murder of nine year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel.
The man was also arrested on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder.
He was arrested by armed officers on Lunsford Road, Dovecot, this afternoon (Friday, 26 August).
He has been taken to a police station where he will be questioned by detectives.
The investigation in to Olivia’s tragic murder is ongoing and police still need to build up a strong evidential picture so that Merseyside Police can bring those responsible to justice.
Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or contact @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.
If you have any CCTV/dashcam/smart doorbell footage that could help with inquiries they can be uploaded on the dedicated public portal for Olivia’s murder, which will go straight through to the investigation team.
Footage can be submitted here Public Portal (mipp.police.uk )
Image: Olivia Pratt-Korbel – Family handout