POLICE have charged a man with an assault of a woman after a making an arrest in Prescot.

Officers arrested a 30-year-old man following after an alleged incident on Laurel Road on Monday, September 28.

Shortly after 11.30am, officers detained a suspect.

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault and was later taken into custody as part of the investigation.

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Anthony Harpur, 30, Cremorne Hey, Stockbridge Village has now been charged with assault by beating and breaking bail conditions.

Harpur was remanded in custody to appear at Merseyside Magistrates' Court today, September 29.