Boy, 12, arrested over homophobic knife attack in Liverpool

Boy, 12, arrested over homophobic knife attack in Liverpool
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Posted on 26 Jun 2019

Following a recent homophobic knife attack in Liverpool, the police have arrested a 12-year-old boy.


Two men were assaulted as they walked in the Anfield area of the city last Saturday (22 June).

According to a BBC report, the 12-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault and remains in police custody.


One of the men suffered serious though non-life threatening injuries to his head and neck.

Merseyside Police are urging any witnesses to the crime to come forward.

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