Men in BMW got out and launched 'brutal' attack in street

Liscard Road in Wallasey
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A man suffered a serious head injury after a "brutal attack".

Merseyside Police received a report that at around 3.30pm a man was approached by two men who attacked him on Liscard Road in Wallasey. The men then got back into a grey BMW and drove away.

The victim was taken to hospital with a serious head injury and fractures to his face. Officers arrested a 48-year-old man, from Claughton, on suspicion of Section 18 Assault. He has since been bailed with conditions.

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Earlier today, Friday, May 31, a 50-year-old man, from Seacombe, was arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault and remains in custody. A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said enquiries are ongoing and police are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Peter Stephenson said: “Although our officers have quickly arrested two men after this incident we are still investigating what was a brutal and violent attack that has left a man with serious injuries.

“Everyone should feel safe in their own community, without the fear of being targeted in this way, and I want to reassure residents that we will do everything we can to identify anyone else who was responsible and bring them to justice.

“If you saw anything suspicious in the area of Liscard Road, Wallasey yesterday (Thursday 30 May) or the grey car that was involved please get in touch. Similarly, if you have dashcam or doorbell footage or CCTV that may have captured the incident please contact us.

If you have any information on this incident, please DM @MerPolCC on X or message them on Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ quoting reference 24000485131. You can also pass information via Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:https://crimestoppers-uk.org

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