POLICE were called to a house in Prenton after flammable liquid was poured onto the front door in an attempted arson attack.
Grafitti was daubed outside the house and the incident is thought to have been racially motivated.
The attack occured at 11pm on Sunday in Egan Road. The liquid was not lit.
Crime scene investigators attended and house-to-house enquiries were carried out.
High visibililty patrols have been stepped up in the area.
Merseyside Police is appealing for anyone with information to contact them on 0151 777 2265 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. the wirral globe