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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A man was hacked with a machete as he stood at the front door of a house in a shocking attack. Emergency services were called to Lord Street, in Southport, at around 5.30pm on Wednesday as horrified witnesses watched the incident unfold. The victim, a man in his 50s, was rushed to hospital by a bystander and found to have cuts to his hand and arm. Road closures were quickly put in place at the scene as officers cordoned off the road and launched an investigation into the attack. In a statement, a spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: "Officers in Southport are investigating after a man was reportedly wounded this afternoon, (Wednesday, January 13). "At around 5.10pm, officers were called to Lord Street to reports of a man in his 50s being assaulted and then presenting at hospital with wounds to his arm and hand, initially believed to be from a machete type weapon. Sign up for a new-look Echo newsletter It's never been more important to stay in touch with the news, so subscribe now to the Liverpool Echo newsletter. Twice a day, seven days a week, we'll deliver the biggest stories straight to your inbox. We'll also send special breaking news emails too for the latest stories that matter. You won't miss a thing. How do I sign up? It's free, easy and takes no time at all. First just click on this link to our newsletter sign-up centre. Once you're there, put your email address where it says at the top, then click on the Echo Daily News button.
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. When you've made your choice, press the Save Changes button. "Officers remain in the area to carry out CCTV, forensic and witness enquiries and establish the circumstances." Chief Inspector Simon Owen said: “We’re keen to speak to anyone who saw this incident or has heard any information since. "At this stage it is unclear exactly what happened but believe the victim was attacked at the door of a home near to the junction of Lord Street and Bold Street, before being brought into hospital.
Police Scientific Support at the scene in Southport. (Image: Liverpool Echo) “We hope to speak to him soon but in the meantime, please provide any CCTV, dashcam or other information and we will take action.” You can contact us via @MerPolCC on Twitter, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. For the latest news and breaking news visit http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/. Keep up to date with the latest news in your area by entering your postcode below Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @LivECHONews - the official Liverpool ECHO Twitter account - real news in real time. We're also on Facebook/theliverpoolecho - your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Liverpool ECHO.
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