A 50-year-old man has been stabbed in the stomach in Birkenhead this morning.

The incident took place in Market Street at 9.10am.

The victim, bleeding from several wounds, made his way to Roland's Chemist, where staff called an ambulance.

He has been taken to Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

A 57-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information should call Birkenhead CID on 0151 777 2264.