Teenager found collapsed in Liverpool seriously ill

A 19-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after he was found collapsed in Liverpool city centre.

The teenager was found with head and back injuries on Progress Place, off Victoria Street, just after 06:00 BST on Wednesday.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance where he is said to be in a serious but stable condition.

Merseyside Police are trying to find out how he came to be there but believe he might have been assaulted.

A police cordon has been put around the area and CCTV from the scene will be examined. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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