A man has been stabbed in the stomach outside a hotel in Liverpool’s city center.
A MAN was attacked at a central Liverpool hotel on Friday morning, prompting police to respond.
Following reports of a man being attacked earlier today, police have established a presence at the Adelphi Hotel.
According to initial reports, the man was stabbed in the stomach.
He is still in hospital and is said to be in a serious condition.
A police cordon has been erected around the hotel, which is located in the heart of Liverpool.
Since being called to the scene, officers have been standing guard around the hotel.
“At around 2.40am we received a report that a man was approached by a group of two men and two women on Ranelagh Place, outside the Adelphi hotel,” a Merseyside police spokesperson told the Liverpool Echo.
“The man was stabbed in the stomach after an altercation, according to reports.”
“It was said that the suspects had fled the scene.
“Emergency services were dispatched, and the man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries,” says the statement.
In connection with the attack, two people have been apprehended.
According to the Liverpool Echo, a 24-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman were arrested on a nearby street.
They were taken into custody at a hotel on Fairclough Street, close to the scene of the attack.
They were detained on suspicion of assault under Section 18 of the Criminal Code.
They’re being held right now.
Police also stated that they are looking for two other people who were present at the time of the attack but left afterward.
“We are in the very early stages of an investigation into a stabbing that has left a man seriously injured,” said Chief Inspector Rob Ross.
“While we have made two arrests, our search for a third man and woman who we believe is also involved in the incident is still ongoing.”
“Please contact us if you were in the area near the Adelphi Hotel this morning and saw anything or anyone suspicious.”
Any information you have could be extremely useful to us in our investigation.
“Please tell us what you know, and we’ll do everything we can to get dangerous weapons and those who use them off our streets.”