Arrest after man attacked by gang in Liverpool city centre

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was attacked with a "sharp object" by a gang in Liverpool city centre.

The 30-year-old victim is critically ill in hospital following the attack in St Peter's Square, near Seel Street, in the early hours of Monday morning.

He has undergone surgery at Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Merseyside Police said.

Det Insp Andy Ephgrave said it was "an extremely serious assault".

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