Man dies after Liverpool city centre assault

Anthony Condron from Huyton Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Anthony Condron was pronounced dead in hospital

A man has died after an alleged assault at a bar in Liverpool city centre.

Emergency services were called at about 01:00 GMT to reports that a man was attacked in an altercation in the Maya bar on Wood Street.

Anthony Condron, 29, from Huyton, was taken to hospital but pronounced dead at 02:25. A post-mortem examination will take place later.

CCTV has been released by Merseyside Police of three men and a woman that detectives are looking to speak to.

Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Merseyside Police said the four people may have vital information to assist the investigation

One man is described as white, around 20 years old with a slim build and was wearing a t-shirt and grey hooded jacket.

A second man is described as white, with a slim build and was wearing a dark coloured polo shirt and jeans.

The third is described as a 6ft 2in (1.87m) white male with brown hair, stubble and a muscular build. He was wearing a dark coloured puffer jacket.

The woman, who is believed to have left with the three men, is described as white and was wearing dark clothing.

A cordon is in place while forensic inquiries are carried out. The victim's family has been informed.

Det Ch Insp Mark Tivendale said the incident happened in a busy bar and has appealed for witnesses.

"Our investigation is in its very early stages but we believe an altercation has taken place inside the bar between the victim and a number of unknown males."

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