TWO women have been arrested after reports of a car park fight where a woman was in possession of a hammer.

Police were called to Stonedale Retail Park on East Lancs Road, Liverpool on Wednesday, May 8 at around 7.15pm, to reports of an altercation in a car park near to KFC, and threats being made by a woman in possession of a hammer.

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55-year-old Carol Lea from Bosworth Road in St Helens has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and threatening behaviour and released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.

A 56-year-old woman from St Helens was arrested on suspicion of affray and was cautioned for threatening behaviour.

A third woman, aged 19, was reported as having sustained a head injury, believed to have been from a punch.

She was taken to hospital for assessment.

Witness and CCTV enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact @MerPolCC, call 101 with reference 19100230164 or @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555111.