A woman drives a VW Golf past a group of men outside a pool hall
A woman drove a VW Golf into a group of people outside a pool hall in Bootle.
Mobile phone footage emerged showing the car driving onto the pavement outside the PSD Sports Lounge on Stanley Road at around 9pm last night (Saturday May 14).
In the first incident, the car rolled onto the curb and accelerated with a pedestrian on the hood. The man then fell from the hood onto the sidewalk.
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The Golf then returns to the scene and climbs a second time on the sidewalk. At one point the car was surrounded by a group of men who tried to open the door and blow out the mirrors.
No injuries were reported. ECHO spoke to an official at PSD Sports Lounge, who said the incident was unrelated to the club.
A police spokesman said: “We are requesting information after a car was driven towards a group of people in Bootle on Saturday evening (May 14).
“It was reported that several men and women were involved in an altercation outside the PSD Sports Lounge on Stanley Road at around 9pm.
“During the incident, a dark-coloured VW Golf car was driven by a woman involved in the altercation with people on the pavement. The car was then driven away.
“No injuries have been reported to police at this stage. Officers attended and investigated the scene and spoke to potential witnesses.”
Detective Inspector Phil Atkinson said: ‘This was an incredibly dangerous incident and we are extremely lucky that no one was seriously injured.
“We know there were a number of people in the area at the time of the incident, and we are calling on anyone with information about what happened before and during this incident to contact the police while we are working to understand exactly what happened.
“Any information you provide could help bring the person responsible to justice.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or Merseyside Police Contact Center on Facebook or call 101 with reference 22000331889.
You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111, or their online form at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously.