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Horror at internet café in Liverpool after teenager, 18, is fatally injured in attack

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Horror at internet café in Liverpool after teenager, 18, is fatally injured in attack as police launch murder probe

  • Teenager, 18, died after police called to incident at internet café in Liverpool
  • Merseyside Police was called to the scene at around 5.50pm yesterday evening 
  • Investigators are now asking anyone who may know anything to come forward 

The death of an 18-year-old who was fatally assaulted in Liverpool city centre yesterday has sparked a murder investigation into the incident, police said.

Officers were called to an internet café on London Road in the evening, at around 5.50pm.

The teenager was rushed to hospital by emergency services, where he was pronounced dead.

An 18-year-old was assaulted and died in Liverpool city centre yesterday, sparking a murder investigation into the incident, police have said

An 18-year-old was assaulted and died in Liverpool city centre yesterday, sparking a murder investigation into the incident, police have said

Detectives are now asking for any witnesses, especially anyone with footage, to come forward.

The road would have been busy at the time of incident, the force added, so anyone who may know anything is asked to come forward ‘as a matter of urgency’. 

Yesterday Detective Chief Inspector Terry Davies said: ‘It is with great sadness that we confirm that an 18-year-old male has died following an incident in Liverpool city centre this evening (Saturday 16 April).

The teenager was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police pictured outside Royal Liverpool University Hospital yesterday evening

The teenager was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police pictured outside Royal Liverpool University Hospital yesterday evening

A teenager was assaulted and died after officers were called to an internet café on London Road at around 5.50pm last evening

A teenager was assaulted and died after officers were called to an internet café on London Road at around 5.50pm last evening

‘We are in the very early stages of the investigation as we seek to establish what has taken place and who was involved.

‘At the time of the incident, London Road would have been busy with people so I would ask anyone who was in the vicinity this evening at around 5.30pm onwards that saw or heard anything suspicious, or may have captured anything significant on their mobile phone, dashcam and CCTV to contact us as a matter of urgency.’ 

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information which could help us with our inquiries, is asked to DM @MerPolCC, message ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook’ or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 with reference 786 of 16 April.

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