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Man arrested following Toxteth stabbing

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Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 29 year old who was stabbed in the Toxteth area of Liverpool.

The victim has been named as 29-year-old Hassan Ahmed Mohamoud who was from the area. He was discovered with stab wounds to the neck Thursday lunchtime on Bentley Road.

A 28-year-old man is being questioned on from on suspicion of murder. Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Pet dog dead and two injured after 'incident' in Toxteth

Police say the investigation into what happened is still in the early stages. Credit: Liverpool Echo

Police are investigating an incident in Toxteth in which a dog died.

Officers were called Wendell Street on Saturday to reports of a disturbance.

They found a man and a woman with non life-threatening injuries. An injured dog was also found at the scene and taken for medical treatment - but has since died.

7 year old Hindo was taken to a vet but couldn't be saved. Credit: Liverpool Echo

By the time we got him to the vets it was too late and he passed away, it was awful.

He was such a sweet dog, he couldn’t go to sleep without having his blanket over him, he was a softie. I can’t believe this has happened.

– Cristian Dutu, owner

An investigation is ongoing - anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police of the independent charity Crimestoppers.


Neighbour heard 'screams like no other' from John Lennon's former home before bodies of woman and two children found inside

Forensic teams have been searching the property in Toxteth Credit: ITV Granada

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of a woman and two children were discovered following "continuous female screams" at a former home of John Lennon.

Merseyside Police were called to a ground-floor flat in Falkner Street, Toxteth, at around 7.30pm on Tuesday after concern for the safety of the occupants.

Officers said the investigation was in its early stages, but believe it is "domestic related".

One neighbour described hearing "a scream like no other" coming from inside the home at around 7pm.

The man, who did not wish to be named, told the Press Association: "I heard screams - it was screams that make you sit up and go outside to see what's going on. It wasn't a scream of joy."

He added: "They were female screams and it was continuous, that's what made me go outside.

"It was a scream like no other. It will stay with me for a while, to be honest."

He described seeing one man being "rushed out" into an ambulance, shortly before police evacuated part of the street.

The property is regularly visited by Beatles fans on tours of the city because the band's manager, Brian Epstein, had owned a flat there, where Lennon lived with his first wife Cynthia shortly after they married.

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