Appeal - serious assault - Dunluce Street, Kirkdale
A 36-year-old man from Walton has today been arrested on suspicion
of wounding with intent following the assault of a 20-year-old man
at the junction of Dunluce Street and County Road last
He is currently in custody being interviewed by detectives from St
Anne Street CID.
The victim remains in a serious but stable condition in
Original release: 13.6.14
Merseyside Police is appealing for information after a man was
assaulted in Walton last night, Thursday, 12 June.
Emergency services were called at 7pm to a report a man had been
assaulted by a group of men near to the junction of Dunluce Street
and County Road.
Police and paramedics attended and found a 20-year-old man with
injuries to his torso and head. The man was taken to hospital where
he remains in a serious condition.
The offenders are believed to have left the scene in a yellow
coloured flat-bed van.
A search of the area is underway and the scene has been cordoned
off for examination.
House-to-house enquiries are ongoing.
Detective Inspector Graeme Robson, said: "We are absolutely
determined to find these offenders but we need the public's help in
piecing together what happened before and after they committed this
"Our enquiries are at an early stage, but we currently believe
this was a targeted attack.
"County Road is a busy thoroughfare and I would appeal to anyone
who was out and about at this time and think they saw anything that
in hindsight seems suspicious, to contact us with that information.
I'd also like to reassure people that incidents like this are rare
and neighbourhood officers will be patrolling this area.
"We take incidents of this nature extremely seriously and we are
appealing to anyone with any information about the people
responsible for this attack to call us so we can take action
An investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is
ongoing and CCTV is being sought from the area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on
0151 777 4065 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.