POLICE were called to a fight in Runcorn Town Hall park involving a machete and a knife.

Runcorn CID received reports of a brawl on Boston Avenue at around 4am on Saturday after reports of a disturbance.

Police say two men and a larger group of young people had become involved in an altercation and during this, one person was assaulted with a machete.

Two people have reported receiving minor injuries as a result of the altercation.

A machete has been recovered and police have spoken to a number of those involved to establish the exact circumstances of the incident.

No one has been arrested at this stage.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.