Yesterday (26th January) there was circulation of rumours that a murder involving drugs gangs after a heavy police presence was seen on All Saints Road in St Anne’s. The allegations were that this incident involved drug gangs from Manchester and Liverpool. However, police have now said that no such murder took place. Officers have today confirmed an ongoing investigation has been launched into a serious assault.
The Police have said, ‘The story in circulation refers to a drug deal gone wrong with speculation being made that this has resulted in a murder. We would like to reassure you all that this is not the case. We currently have an ongoing investigation into a serious assault with no outside area or organised crime links.’