Appeal after two teenagers are assaulted at a park in Neston Date published: 10th June 2019 12.21pm

Detectives investigating assaults at a park in Neston are appealing for information and footage from members of the public.

At around 8.40pm on Saturday 8 June police were called to a report of a disturbance involving a group of youths at Stanney Fields play area off Hinderton Road.

Officers attended the scene and discovered that two teenagers – an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl – had suffered minor head injuries.

The man was taken to hospital and has since been discharged.

The girl did not require medical attention.

Two 16-year-old boys from Wirral have been arrested in relation to the incident. They have both been released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and detectives are urging anyone who witnessed what happened, or has any other information that may aid their investigation, to come forward.

They also want to hear from anyone who believes they may have CCTV or dashcam footage that may be relevant to the investigation.

Detective Sergeant Damian Tierney said: “Thankfully the 18-year-old man and the 17-year-old girl only suffered minor injuries.

“The consequences of the incident could have been far worse and I would like to reassure the public that we are determined to establish the full circumstances of what took place.

“I would also like to reassure them that we have stepped up patrols in the area to prevent any further disorder.

“Enquiries into the incident, which occurred at around 8.30pm on Saturday 8 June, are ongoing and I urge anyone who was in the area and witnessed what happened, or anything else that may help our investigation, to get in touch.

“The same goes for anyone with any CCTV or dashcam footage that may be relevant.”

Anyone with information or CCTV footage that may help the investigation should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 423288, give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Dashcam footage can be submitted online at www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage.