We are appealing for information following a report of a stabbing in Formby yesterday (Tuesday 8 March).
At around 4.55pm officers were called to School Lane after it was reported that a 16-year-old male had been stabbed.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries. He is now in a serious but stable condition.
It was reported that the two male suspects rode off on bikes after the incident.
An investigation has commenced and officers will remain in the area to carry out forensic, CCTV, house-to-house and witness enquiries, and to speak to the local community.
Chief Inspector Simon Owen said: “Enquiries are in the very early stages to establish what has taken place. I would appeal to anyone who was vicinity of the cemetery on School Lane just before 5pm to please contact us.
“I want to also ask people who were in the area but may not have seen anything to please check your dashcam footage and any CCTV that could have they captured something which may be vital to the case.”
Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 673 of 8 March.