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We have arrested a man on suspicion of assault following an incident in Southport in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 6 July.
At around 2.25am, officers were informed of an altercation between two men on Nevill Street. One of the men, in his 30s, was reportedly knocked to the floor, sustaining a head injury. He was taken to hospital for assessment and is currently stable.
A 23-year-old man was located near to the scene and arrested on suspicion of Section 18 assault. He remains in custody for questioning.
CCTV and witness enquiries continue and anyone with information is asked to contact us via our social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook 'Merseyside Police Contact Centre' with reference 22000477199. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.