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Huyton man charged over Merseyside PC stabbing

Westmorland Road, Huyton
Image caption The officer was taken to hospital with wounds to his back after being stabbed in Westmorland Road

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police constable who was stabbed on Merseyside.

The 30-year-old officer was injured when he and three colleagues on foot patrol stopped a man on Westmorland Road, Huyton on Tuesday.

Callum Ashes, 18, of Huyton Lane, Huyton, is due to appear before Liverpool magistrates later.

The injured officer was taken to hospital with wounds to his back but is now recovering at home, police said.