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Two males arrested following assault of teenager in St Helens

News   •   Jul 12, 2019 16:30 BST

We have arrested two males after a report a teenager was assaulted in St Helens on Thursday night (11 July 2019).

A report was received at about 9.35pm that a 15-year-old male had been struck to the leg with piece of broken glass on a footpath in Haresfinch Park that runs alongside Woodlands Road.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to a cut to the leg.

A 16-year-old and a 13-year-old male from St Helens were arrested on suspicion of Section 18 wounding and have been taken to a police station for questioning.

Enquires into the incident are ongoing and officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 19100373492 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.