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Merseyside Police Officers are now investigating a stabbing at address in Southport
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News  |  Sat - March 30, 2024 4:42 pm  |  Article Hits:1477  |  A+ | a-
MERSEYSIDE Police have confirmed that emergency services had attended an address in Meols Cop, Southport, after a stabbing incident, on:- Friday, 29 March 2024.
 
We are told that the incident involving a male in his 50s happened around 8 pm when Police were called following reports that a man had been assaulted on Meols Cop Road.
 
The male was taken to Hospital with multiple slash wounds after being treated by Paramedics and is currently in a critical condition.
 
The property on Meols Cop Road is currently within a Police Cordon, while crime scene investigators carry out forensic examinations at the scene.

We are told that doorcam and CCTV images are being required from the area, as well as house-to-house inquiries are ongoing.
 
Detective Inspector Gavin Mulcahy said:- “An investigation is underway and is in the very early stages as we seek to establish what has happened on Meols Cop Road, Southport, I would like to reassure residents that at present we believe this was an isolated incident that took place inside an address in the area. Our Officers remain in the area and are committed to reducing knife crime in Merseyside and removing anyone who stores, carries, and uses weapons on our streets. I would appeal to anyone who was on Meols Cop Road, opposite Meols Cop High School, on the evening of Friday, 29 March 2024, at around 8 pm, to please get in touch. You may have seen or heard something suspicious which has led to this violent incident. I would also ask people who were in the area to check their doorbell or CCTV footage just in case they may have captured something that may be vital to the case. It's vital that people with information, no matter how small, please contact us as it might be essential to the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on:- 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on:- 0800555111, quoting log:- "838, Friday, 29 March 2024." Always call:- 999 if a crime is in progress.

 
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