Man hurt in confrontation at Wirral home

A pensioner has been hurt in a confrontation with two suspected burglars at his Wirral home.

Police were called to the property on Rodney Street in Birkenhead at 0350 BST on Wednesday.

The 72-year-old was injured, along with one of the men. Two men, both 39 and from the Birkenhead area, were later arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Officers are appealing to anyone who has any information about the incident to contact them.

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