/Two arrested after teenager stabbed and slashed in face

Two arrested after teenager stabbed and slashed in face

A teenage boy was stabbed and slashed in the face during a savage attack in Fazakerley last night.

Merseyside Police were called at 9.15pm by paramedics reporting that 17-year-old male had been assaulted at the junction of Green Haven Close and Haven Road.

A 16-year-old boy has since been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent while a 44-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon .

A spokeswoman for the force said the victim was taken to hospital with a number of stab and slash wounds to his face and leg, although his injuries are not believed to life threatening.

Police on Haven Road after a teenage boy was stabbed

Both suspects are in custody where they are being questioned by detectives.

This morning police remained outside a row of terraced houses on Haven Road, where a front door appeared to have been damaged.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting 20000041457.

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