Appeal for witnesses after teenager assaulted in Toxteth

**Published 10am Wednesday 11th July**

We were called to Huskisson Street in Toxteth at 11.10pm last night, Tuesday 10th July, following reports a 17 year-old male had been injured.

The teenager was with a friend when it was reported that an unknown male had chased him along the street before assaulting him. The teenager suffered a minor slash wound to his buttocks. His injuries are not thought to be serious. A knife was located in an alleyway and seized.

House-to-house and forensic enquiries have been carried out in the local area.

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.