A MAN suffered stabbed wounds to his stomach and arm during a "violent" robbery in Liscard.

Just after 2pm today (Friday, November 3) officers received a report that the victim was approached by a group of men in the car park of the Tesco Express in Liscard Village who attacked him with a knife and stole a quantity of cash. 

The man suffered superficial stab wounds to his stomach and arm that were treated by paramedics at the car park.

An investigation is underway in the area and officers are carrying out CCTV and witness enquiries in the area.

Early stages of investigation

Chief Inspector Phillip Thompson said: "We are in the early stages of investigating a violent incident which has left a man with stab wounds to his stomach and arm.

“The use of knives and any weapons is reckless and causes great fear and violence which will not be tolerated in our community. Our officers are currently working to find anyone responsible for this crime.

"If you were at Tesco Express in Liscard Village and saw the incident or have any dashcam footage from your vehicle please contact police as soon as possible so we can continue to investigate this incident.”

If you have any CCTV footage or further information about this incident, please contact the social media desk @MerPolCC on Twitter or 'Merseyside Police Contact Centre' on Facebook using reference 23001091961.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: Give information anonymously | Crimestoppers (crimestoppers-uk.org).