A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of assault after trouble flared in the early hours of this morning outside a town centre bar.

Officers were called to the scene following reports that a man was lying in the street with facial injuries in Insomnia bar on Westfield Street.

A 37-year-old man was found with the injuries and taken to hospital for treatment.

A 20-year-old Prescot man was arrested and is currently in custody being questioned by officers.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call Merseyside Police on the 101 number or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.