A GIRL is fighting for her life tonight after being stabbed in Liverpool city centre.
The young girl is said to be with her best friend to a busy shopping street when there was a scuffle with a group of male students.
Police said her family was with her in the hospital and her condition is said to be critical.
The girl’s age was not provided in their original statement.
The victim is believed to have been traveling with friends on Church Alley, near Marks and Spencer, when what police described as “a verbal argument” broke out with a group of boys.
They are said to have assaulted the girl and fled the scene.
Merseyside Police tweeted: “We are asking for the public’s help after a girl was stabbed in Liverpool city center at 8.40pm this evening.
“If you are in town and see the incident or have information, please contact us – your information could be very important to our investigation.”
Large portions of Church Street and the surrounding area have had their seatbelts cut.
Forensic investigations were carried out at the scene.
Police are asking for everyone’s understanding and patience while their investigation is carried out.
Several police cars remain at the scene tonight as investigations continue.
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