Wednesday 19th October 2016

Teenager hit by car in Anfield

A teenager was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on Breck Road in Anfield .

Police said the 15-year-old boy was injured when he was hit by a silver Vauxhall Astra at the junction with Breckfield Road South at 5.05pm tonight, just outside The Royal pub.

Police closed off a section of Breckfield Road South after a 15-year-old boy was hit by a car.

The driver stopped at the scene, which was cordoned off for over two hours to allow it to be forensically examined.

Police said the teenager was taken to Alder Hey Hospital suffering from suspected leg injuries.

A woman working in a shop nearby said: “I heard a loud scream so I went and had a look outside and saw lots of mums with prams going towards the junction.

“Some customers came in later and said a child had been hit by a car.

“As long as they’re okay, that’s all that’s important.”

Two police cars remained on the scene and part of the road stayed closed until just after 7.30pm.

Staff in The Royal pub said they didn’t see what had happened, but said “a lot of police” had arrived on the scene soon afterwards. Liverpool Echo


Two-vehicle crash this morning on the New Ferry bypass

Traffic on the New Ferry bypass is back to normal following a two-vehicle crash this morning.

Police said emergency services were called to the scene at around 8.30am following reports that a one of the cars had hit the barrier. Wirral Globe


Teenager charged after suspected stolen scrambler bike recovered
The scrambler bike recovered in the Kensington area on Monday, October 17.

A teenager accused of stealing a scrambler bike will appear in court in November.

The 16-year-old boy from Tuebrook , who cannot be named for legal reasons, is charged with unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle and will appear at Liverpool Youth Court on November 8.

Merseyside Police arrested two males on Tuesday afternoon after recovering a suspected stolen scrambler bike.

Officers executed a warrant in the Kensington area and recovered the bike.

They are now trying to trace the owner of the bike (pictured).

A 24-year-old man from Waterloo was also arrested on Tuesday and taken into custody to be questioned by detectives.

Anyone with any information on this bike or where other stolen bikes are stored is urged to get in in contact on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Liverpool Echo

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