Police launch murder probe after death of teenager following 'disturbance' at Royal British Legion club

The Royal British Legion club in Halton, Runcorn, where a teenager was found with a “serious injury” (Picture: Google Maps)

Police have launched a murder probe after a “disturbance” outside a Royal British Legion club left a teenager dead.

The 18-year-old was found with a “serious injury” after officers were called to an incident outside the club in Halton Village in Runcorn, Cheshire, at 8.30pm on Friday evening.

Police said the teenager was rushed by ambulance to hospital where he later died. His family are being supported by specialist officers.

Launching a murder investigation, Cheshire Police appealed for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage from the area at the time to contact investigators.

Detective Inspector Adam Waller said: “We are in the very early stages of piecing together the events of tonight.

“Enquiries are ongoing and I urge anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that may help our investigation to get in touch.

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“I am keen to hear from anyone who was driving along Main Street or Castle Road at around 8.30pm and thinks they may have dashcam footage of the incident or anything else that may aid our investigation.”

People can submit dashcam footage to Cheshire Police at www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage or call police on 101, quoting IML 177899, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.