A SECOND man is wanted in connection with an attack in Moreton that left the victim hospitalised with slash wounds.

At around 9.50pm on Sunday (May 8) police were called to a report that a man had been attacked at an address on Meadfoot Road.

It was reported that the victim left the property and walked into a pub on Netherton Road before heading to Moreton Cross.

Police spotted the man a short time later on Hoylake Road.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital with slash wounds.

A 36-year-old man from Birkenhead was later arrested on suspicion of affray and assault. He has been bailed as the police investigation continues.

The vicitim has been released from hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’.

You can also call 101 quoting reference 22000316108 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or online at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.