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Reports of stabbing spark police response in Southport

The pub has been cordoned off after reports of a stabbing. Credit: Google Maps

A major police response has been sparked after reports of a stabbing in Southport.

A cordon is in place around The Coronation pub on King Street.

The victim is believed to have tried to escape into the Subway branch on the corner of King Street and Eastbank Street. Credit: Google Maps

Forensic officers have been seen inside the Subway branch on the corner of King Street and Eastbank Street after reports the victim tried to escape inside.

At least one person is believed to have been taken to hospital.

A police helicopter has been seen above the area. It is not known if the perpetrator has been caught.

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CCTV appeal after house burgled in Southport

Merseyside Police are keen to speak to these men after a house was burgled in Southport. Credit: Merseyside Police

Police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to after a home was burgled in Southport.

The unknown men forced entry to a house on Silverthorne Drive which they searched before leaving on foot.

Police have viewed CCTV from the nearby area and are keen to speak to the men pictured.

Anyone who recognises them is asked to contact Liverpool CID on 0151 777 4060 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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