Police are investigating after a man was assaulted in Manchester City Centre

At around 4.30pm on Sunday 2 August 2020, police were called to reports of an assault in Manchester Arndale. Officers attended and established that a man in his 20s had been assaulted by another man. The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries. An investigation is underway. No arrests have been made. Inspector William […]

Merseyside Police and MFRS join forces to remind people of the dangers of open water

We are today, Saturday 1st August, joining forces with Mersey Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) to remind people of the dangers of open water. The force has been made aware of an increased number of reports, during the warm weather, of people swimming in open water including canals, docks and rivers across Merseyside. Yesterday an 18 […]

Can you help police find a missing man from Bolton?

Shaun Carter Shaun Carter, 59, last made contact with his family at around 7pm on Thursday 30 July 2020. He does not have his mobile phone and it is not known if he has any money. Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for Shaun and want to make sure he is safe and well. Anyone with […]

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Stockport

At around 1.05am on Saturday 1 August 2020, police were called to reports of a fight on St Petersgate. Officers attended but the group dispersed prior to their arrival. A man in his 30s was taken to hospital. His injuries are described as serious. An investigation is underway. No arrests have been made. DC Scott […]

Joint investigation with Portuguese Authorities leads to arrest of wanted man

On Wednesday 29th July, officers arrested an outstanding wanted man in Portugal for sexual offences. The 40 year old male who is a Portuguese national, who has been wanted since 2014 was located in the Algarve, Portugal. He was arrested following an ongoing operation between Merseyside Police and the Portuguese authorities. Whilst under investigation for […]

Op Target: Patrols across Merseyside continue to identify and arrest criminals

Officers from our local #OpTarget teams had a busy on Wednesday (29th July) as they carried out numerous deployments across Merseyside aimed at locating those involved in serious violence, reassuring our communities and gathering intelligence to assist with ongoing investigations. First, on the Wirral, a man was arrested for multiple driving offences including dangerous driving […]