Trio charged on Sia attack

The Imperial Club on Ormskirk Street St Helens
The Imperial Club on Ormskirk Street St Helens
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THREE men have been charged with attacking Saints star Sia Soliola outside a town centre bar.

Christopher Rose, 33, of Hansby Drive, Speke, Lee Simpson, 24, of Newarth Drive, Lymm and Keiran Waters, 25, of St Chads Road, Chester, were each charged with section 20 grievous bodily harm.

Soliola, 25, was attacjed outside the Imperial Bar on Ormskirk Street on March 12.

He was rushed to hospital with serious facial injuries.

The trio – who were all doormen at the Imperial – will appear at Knowsley Magistrates’ Court on June 13.

The attack prompted a police crackdown on the bar, which subsequently had its licence suspended. It has since re-opened.