Man hospitalised with 'serious injuries' after assault in Skelmersdale

A man has been left in a serious condition following an assault in Skelmersdale today (Sunday, April 4).

Sunday, 4th April 2021, 12:01 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th April 2021, 12:02 pm

The man, 37, was found near Ferndale, Birch Green, at around 7.30am.

He was taken to Aintree Hospital where his condition has been described as serious.

Early enquiries suggest the incident took place near to Firbeck, police said.

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Detective Sgt Di Higham, of West CID, said: "This incident has left a man with some very serious injuries which we believe at this stage are the result of an assault.

"I would appeal to anyone who may have information which could help us piece together what has happened and identify the offenders to get in touch."

Early enquiries suggest the incident took place near to Firbeck, police said. (Credit: Google)

Anyone with information has been urged to contact police by calling 101, quoting log number 0290 of April 4.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their website crimestoppers-uk.org.

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