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Officers attended report of assault in Melling

We can confirm we attended an incident in Melling on Saturday (12 January 2019).

Officers were called to land off Spurriers Lane to a disturbance at about 12.15pm.

It was reported a group of males in a white Renault van used wooden sticks to damage a grey Ford Transit van at the site. It was also alleged that some of the offenders were carrying knives.

It was further reported a 55-year-old man had been assaulted with a wooden stick during the incident. He sustained a minor head injury and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Two men were arrested and later released with no further action taken and no criminal complaint made.

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 19100012237 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:


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