Man held after woman stabbed outside Birkenhead school
A man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed outside a primary school.
Police believe the woman in her 30s was assaulted on her way back to her car at Devonshire Park Primary School in Birkenhead, Wirral, at about 08:20 BST.
She was taken to hospital with knife injuries to her hand although they are not believed to be life-threatening.
A man, aged 61 and from Wirral, is being questioned. The school has been closed until further notice.
North West Ambulance Service confirmed a woman has been taken to Arrowe Park Hospital.