BREAKING NEWS: Mass street brawl on Liverpool street leaves Teenager fighting for his life

Hostage-taker surrenders after hours of negotiations

A 19-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed in the chest while on Church Street in Liverpool City Centre in the early hours of this morning.

Police have arrested a man following the incident, in which a second 19-year-old man sustained a minor neck injury.

Officers attended the scene after it was reported at 4 am that men had been seen fighting close to River Island on Church Street.

Police cordon off Church Street- the area where the incident happened this morning

A short time later a 20-year-old man was detained close to McDonald’s on Ranelagh Street.

He has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of Section 18 assault, possession of a bladed article and possession with intent to supply drugs.

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