Man in Serious Condition after Prescot Retail Park Attack

By on Thursday, July 11, 2013

A young man is in hospital with severe injuries after he was attacked in Prescot at around 1.30pm on Thursday (11 July).

The man, whose identity has not been made public, is believed to be in his early twenties. He was reportedly assaulted by several other men near JD Sport on Cables Retail Park, just outside the town centre.


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Police have sealed off the area for investigation and are eager to speak to witnesses. They are also examining CCTV footage of the incident.

Several members of the public may have seen the assault, due to the busy location and time of day.

If you have any information about what happened, please call Merseyside Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Update (10.25am, Friday 12 July): Merseyside Police have confirmed the victim is still in serious condition in hospital.

9 Comments

  1. Jacquie

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 10:51 am

    Thanks for the update…I am sure he is getting all the medical care he needs at our local hospital. Thinking of friends/family who are close to the victim.

  2. chris hanley

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 10:57 am

    disgusting!!!

  3. margaret harding shepherd

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 11:27 am

    thinking of him & his family

  4. Adrienne

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 11:53 am

    I sympathise with the family my Grandson was attacked 2 weeks ago and had head injuries. We hope attackers of both young men are found and suffer the consequences.

  5. Pauline Finn

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 11:55 am

    I wish him all the best and hope they get the people who did it

  6. Tony minerson

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    Rip young lad.
    Hope scumbags who done this get what they deserve

  7. na

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    has this man passed away and what are the LAW going to do about it my brother was also attacked in liverpool and the scum did 13 mths in prison living the life of fucking riley and went on to be a samiritan my ass what is going on lets do what we fucking want shall we….bollocks to the police you cant even do ye job….

  8. na

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    makes me boil with temper and makes me feel ill at these times of need poor man and his family its so hard when this happens to a loved one come on police step it up move come on get them ……heart goes out to his loved ones so sorry for your loss….

  9. Gpj

    Friday, July 12, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    Got to be more to this than meets the eye you don’t get attacked with a hammer in broad daylight unless you have been up to no good or are involved with the wrong people

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