A MAN suffered a head injury after a fight broke out in St Helens town centre this morning.

Merseyside Police have confirmed officers were called to Westfield Street just before 1.30am to reports of a fight between two men.

Witnesses reported seeing a number of police cars in the area around the time of the incident.

A 31 year-old man suffered a head injury and was taken to hospital.

He has since been discharged.

A 31 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault.

He has since been released pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.