A man in his 30s is in hospital after suffering stab wounds to his chest and arm
Two police cars were in a dramatic crash this morning as they were on their way to the scene of a stabbing.
A man in 30s is in hospital after suffering stab wounds to his chest and arm, police said.
Emergency services were called to Imison Street, Walton, at about 8.30am this morning to reports of an assault.
While on their way to the incident, two police cars were involved in a crash on busy main road Queens Drive.
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Dramatic pictures from the scene showed an enormous emergency presence, with fire crews and ambulances lining the road.
The force said all officers involved were taken to hospital to be checked over after the crash.
Forensic and door-to-door enquiries are being carried out, and police have appealed for anyone with information to get in touch.
A spokeswoman for the police said: “We have arrested a woman following reports of a stabbing in Walton this morning, Saturday, 19 September.
“At around 8.35am, emergency services were called to an address in Imison Street following reports a man had been stabbed.
“The victim, a man in his 30’s, has been taken to hospital for treatment to wounds to his chest and arm, which are not believed to be life threatening at this stage.
“A short time later, a 37-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of section 18. Assault. She has been taken for questioning. “Officers remain in the area to carry out forensic, witness and CCTV enquiries and anyone with information is asked to get in touch.
“While en route to the incident, two police cars were involved in a collision on Queens Drive.
“Emergency services are in attendance and all officers involved have been taken to hospital to be checked over. It is believe only minor injuries have been sustained at this time.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and road closures remain in place in the area. “Anyone with information on the stabbing is asked to contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref 283 of 19 September, or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111. Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to quote ref. 293.”
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