Liverpool

Stabbing outside Lord Warden pub in Liverpool city centre

Pub and police cordon
Image caption Police found a man with a stab wound to to the abdomen outside the Lord Warden pub in London Road

A man is in a critical condition after he was stabbed on a Liverpool city centre street, police said.

Officers were called to London Road at about 19:00 BST on Thursday after reports of a stabbing.

Police found a man with a stab wound to to the abdomen outside the Lord Warden pub.

The 40-year-old was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, where his condition is described as critical but stable.

A police cordon was put in place around the pub, with police appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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