A 12 year old boy has been arrested after a homophobic knife attack in the Anfield area of Liverpool.
Police say two men were walking down Manningham Road when they were approached by three youths who subjected them to an "appalling and unprovoked attack".
Both victims were taken to hospital.
Police have arrested a 12 year-old boy on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault.
The boy is currently in custody where he will be questioned by detectives.