TWO youths have been arrested after a teenager was allegedly struck by an attacker with broken glass while in a park.

The 15-year-old victim suffered a cut to his leg during the assault in Haresfinch Park at 9.35pm on Thursday (July 11), police have told the Star.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to a cut to the leg.

Boys aged 16 and 13 have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

A police spokesman said: "We received a report that a 15-year-old male had been struck to the leg with piece of broken glass on a footpath in Haresfinch Park that runs alongside Woodlands Road.

"A 16-year-old and a 13-year-old male from St Helens were arrested on suspicion of Section 18 wounding and have been taken to a police station for questioning.

"Enquires into the incident are ongoing and officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward."

This is the latest attack to have happened in a park during recent weeks. A teenager was knocked unconscious in Taylor Park following a sickening assault.

Police have vowed to tackle any disorder in parks.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC.

Call 101 quoting incident reference 19100373492 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: