Huge police presence on city street as road cordoned off

Police on Woodsorrel Road, Wavertree
-Credit: (Image: Liverpool ECHO)


There was a 'huge' police presence on a city street today as a resident was evicted from a semi-detached house.

According to neighbours, police arrived on Woodsorrel Road in Wavertree early this morning, June 3. The ECHO understands the police were there to assist court officials with the eviction.

Photographs sent to the ECHO by concerned neighbours showed several police vehicles, including Matrix vans, on the street. A cordon was also in place. Neighbours said the police presence was "huge".

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By the time the ECHO arrived at Woodsorrel Road in the late afternoon, the cordon had been lifted, but a Matrix van was still parked up, along with a police car.

A police cordon on Woodsorrel Road, Wavertree
A police cordon on Woodsorrel Road, Wavertree -Credit:Handout

The ECHO was told at the scene that police were there to "to make sure there was no breach of the peace between court officials and residents".

A grassroots lobbying group called 'Rapid Response' was also on the scene, claiming to have offered assistance to the person who was evicted.

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