An appeal from Merseyside PoliceWe are appealing for information following an assault in Liverpool city centre in the early hours of today.
It was reported a man had sustained a head injury after being struck with a sandwich board on Bold Street. It followed an altercation involving a group of males outside Diablos on Slater Street shortly before 4.10am.
Emergency services attended and he was treated by paramedics for a serious head injury before being taken to hospital for further treatment. His condition is described as serious but not life-threatening.
A scene is in place on Slater Street and part of Bold Street to allow for forensic examination of the scene. Witnesses have been spoken to and CCTV opportunities are being explored.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 18400043648 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously.
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