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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