An 18-year-old man has died after emergency services were called to an internet cafe in Liverpool following a report that a teenager had been attacked.
Merseyside Police have opened a murder investigation following the incident in the town center on Saturday evening.
The force said emergency services were called to an internet cafe in London Road at around 5.50pm after learning that an 18-year-old man had been assaulted.
The victim was taken to hospital in an ambulance but was pronounced dead, police said.
Detective Chief Inspector Terry Davies said London Road was believed to be busy with people at the time of the incident and called on anyone with information to get in touch.
He added: “We are in the very early stages of the investigation as we seek to establish what happened and who was involved.
“At the time of the incident, London Road would have been busy with people, so I would ask anyone who was in the vicinity this evening around 5.30pm who saw or heard anything suspicious, or who may have captured something important thing on his cellphone, dashcam and CCTV, to contact us urgently.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, message the Merseyside Police contact center on Facebook or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 with reference 786 of April 16.