Pier Head surrounded by police after fears for man
A large emergency services response was called to the city's waterfront over fears for a man's safety.
Footage shared on social media shows two fire engines, two police cars and a police van parked on Pier Head at around 1am today.
Another video shows five police vehicles driving down The Strand.
Police confirmed they were called at 1.15am today to the Pier Head following a concern for the safety of a man.
Officers attended the scene and spoke to the man who was later detained under the Mental Health Act and taken to hospital.
A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: "We were called at 1.15am today, Monday, October 11, following concern for the safety of a male at the Pier Head.
"Officers attended and spoke to the male and he was detained under the Mental Health Act and taken to hospital."
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