Arrests Made Following Assaults In Bootle

Update 05/05/14

Two men have been charged with Section 18 wounding with intent, robbery, attempt robbery, and possession of a bladed instrument following an incident on  Stanley Road/Park Street, Bootle, on 30 April, 2014.

Adam Carter, aged 22 years, from Merton Road, Bootle, and Craig Moorcroft, 24 years, from Merton Road, Bootle, appeared at South Sefton Magistrates Court on Friday, 2 May, 2014.

The 20-year-old woman who was arrested following the incident has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Update 01/05/14

Merseyside Police can confirm three people have been arrested in connection with the assault of three men in Bootle last night (Wednesday, 30 April).

Original Release

At about 10.40pm, emergency services were called to the Merton Grove area to a report that three men had been assaulted.

Paramedics and police attended and found three injured men, all in their 30s, with knife wounds.

The men have been treated at hospital and their injuries are not life threatening.

One of the men has been discharged and the other two remain in hospital at the present time.

The scene remains cordoned-off for examination.

A search of the area and house-to-house enquiries have been carried out. CCTV is also being sought from the area.

Detective Inspector Cheryl Rhodes, said: "We take incidents of this nature extremely seriously and are appealing to anyone in the area at the time who might have seen something to contact police."

Enquiries have led officers to arrest three people, two men aged 22 and 24, and a 20 year old woman. All three remain in police custody at this time.

An investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sefton CID on 0151 777 3055 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.