Man stabbed in head as he sat in car

Police are appealing for information
Police are appealing for information

A man was stabbed in the head as he sat in his car.

Police are appealing for information after the 22-year-old man was attacked at around 2pm on Sunday while he sat in his car on Hayes Avenue, Prescot.

When emergency services arrived the victim had been taken to hospital by friends where he was treated for superficial injuries to his hand, right ear and forehead.

It is believed that the victim was sat in his parked car when he was stabbed by one of two men who then escaped in a silver Landrover. The Landrover is believed to have driven off towards Warrington Road.

The investigation is in its early stages and the motive for the attack is unknown. The victim is not co-operating the police at this stage.

House-to-house inquiries are being undertaken in the area and the car has been taken away for forensic examination. CCTV footage is also being examined.

Anyone who may have information which could help detectives with their inquiries is asked to contact Knowsley CID on 0151 777 6568, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.