Teenager injured in Birkenhead park stabbing

A teenager is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed in a Wirral park in the early hours.

The 18-year-old was found on Baytree Road in Birkenhead, Wirral, at about 04:30 GMT, with knife injuries to his stomach and left hand.

Police called to the scene arrested another 18-year-old man in Moore Avenue, where they also seized a knife.

Detectives said the stabbing took place in nearby Victoria Park and forensic examinations are taking place nearby.

Officers have cordoned off two locations on Baytree Road and at the junction of Albany Road and Inglemere Road.

The injured man's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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