POLICE are appealing for witnesses following reports of a sexual assault on Saturday night in West Kirby.

Officers were called at around 11.40pm after a woman in her 20s had been sexually assaulted in Coronation Gardens.

The woman was taken to hospital and is being supported by specialist officers at this time.

CCTV, forensic and witness enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and anyone with information is asked to contact police.

If you have CCTV or dashcam footage, or any information contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref. 19100 192 078 or @CrimestoppersUK.