Bootle street stabbing victim drives himself to hospital

A man who was stabbed in the arms and legs in a street attack drove himself the five miles to hospital, Merseyside Police said.

The 26-year-old man is in a "serious" condition after the assault in Netherton Way, Bootle.

Police were called to Royal Liverpool University Hospital after the man reported driving 20 minutes to casualty.

A number of police cars surrounded the site after the man was admitted.

Witnesses are being sought.

Det Ch Insp Gayle Rooney said: "It appears the victim was specifically targeted by the offenders, who it is believed are known to him, and witnesses have described two Mercedes vehicles being involved."

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