Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following flat stabbing

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a flat stabbing in Waterloo, Liverpool on Boxing Day.

Police were called to South Road, Waterloo on Boxing Day after reports that a man had been stabbed.

It is believed that the victim, a 38-year-old man, was attacked following an altercation over noise in the flats.

The victim suffered serious injuries as a result of the attack, however he is now in a stable condition.

Detective Inspector Andrew McCourt, of Merseyside Police, said: “We are in the early stages of the investigation, but we believe there was an argument concerning noise coming from the victim's flat and during the altercation he was stabbed.

"A 21-year-old man from Waterloo has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and has been released on conditional bail pending further inquiries."

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police via Twitter (@MerPolCC), or by calling 101 and quoting incident reference 1144 of December 26.

You can also contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or online here.

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