A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was found with stab wounds on Merseyside.

Emergency services were called to Scafell Walk, Netherley, on Friday afternoon to reports that a man in his 40s had serious injuries.

He has been treated in hospital and a property at the address was cordoned off.

A 41-year-old woman was detained close by on suspicion of attempted murder and taken to a police station for questioning.

Officers have been carrying out a full search of the area, and forensic, CCTV and witness enquiries.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed incident or has mobile phone, dash cam or CCTV footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact @MerPolCC or 101 with reference 509. Information, pictures, or footage can also be uploaded to this police website.

Alternatively, witnesses can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.