Four arrested following reports of stabbing – Kensington

National Crime Statistics released

We have arrested four people following reports of a stabbing in Kensington this morning, Saturday, 20 June.

Officers were called to Mirfield Street at around 9.25am following reports a man had been seen on the street in possession of a knife, before making off in the direction of Malvern Road.

Emergency services attended and a 32-year-old man was found to have sustained serious stab wounds to his abdomen. He has been taken to hospital for treatment.

A second man and a woman were found to have sustained head injuries, which are not thought to be serious at this stage.

A 27-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, both from Liverpool, have been arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault. A 32-year-old man and 30-year-old woman, both also from Liverpool have been arrest on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Officers remain in the area to carry out enquiries and anyone with information is asked to get in touch.

Chief Inpsector Derek Riley said: “We are in the very early stages of an investigation and I would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to please get in touch.

“To use a weapon of any kind is unacceptable and will not be tolerated by Merseyside Police. We are working to establish the exact circumstances and so if you saw or heard anything suspicious in Mirfield Street or the surrounding area this morning, or have and CCTV or dashcam footage, please let us know.”

If you have any information please contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref. 20000358574 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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