POLICE say they were called to an address after a man in his 50s suffered "burns to his legs"

Officers were called to a property on Tarn Grove, Clinkham Wood last Tuesday, April 27 following reports a man in his 50s had sustained burns to his legs.

The man required hospital treatment for his injuries, a police spokeswoman said.

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Police are investigating the incident and have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

A Merseyside Police spokeswoman said: "It is not clear at this stage how or when the man came to be injured and enquiries into the incident remain ongoing.

"Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 21000269389."