Man, 23, sentenced to 15 years for rape in Southport

We have today, Friday 15 October, welcomed the sentencing of a 23-year-old man for rape in Southport earlier this year. Stephen Lequesne, 23, of no fixed address was sentenced to 15 years at Liverpool Crown Court for rape, following a guilty plea. It was reported that Lequesne assaulted a female victim on Houghton Street, Southport […]

Missing: Jarrod Pollock

We are appealing for help in finding a 16 year-old Liverpool boy who is missing from home. Jarrod Pollock was last seen leaving Cardinal Heenan school on Honey’s Green Lane in West Derby at around 1.30pm on Thursday 7th October. He hasn’t been seen since. Jarrod is described as a white male, 5ft 8in tall, […]

Wanted: Michael McLoughlin

Know this man? 43-year-old Michael McLoughlin is wanted after failing to appear at court charged with driving while disqualified in St Helens. McLoughlin is white, 6ft tall, of proportionate build, balding, and has blue eyes. He has links to Sunderland, Northumbria area. If you see McLoughlin or hold any information as to his whereabouts, contact […]

Statement on footage of enforcement officer in New Brighton

We are aware of footage online showing a Safer Roads Unit enforcement officer having an altercation with a member of the public on Kings Parade, New Brighton. The incident took place yesterday (Thursday 14 October) after a Safer Roads vehicle was deployed to the location as part of road safety measures at key speeding locations. […]

Two arrested after shots fired in Liverpool

We have arrested two men after shots were fired in a street in Liverpool. On the morning of Wednesday 18th August this year we received a report that shots had been fired on William Henry Street in Islington. Patrols attended and found evidence consistent with a gun being fired. Nobody has since come forward to report they […]

Man arrested in connection to Northwich stabbing

Detectives investigating a stabbing outside a gym in Northwich have arrested a man in relation to the incident. ​Shortly after 7pm on Thursday 23 September police were called to reports of an incident outside Pure Gym on Leicester Street. Officers attended the scene and found that a 20-year-old man from Winsford had been stabbed. The man […]

Police appeal for witnesses following M6 collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the M6 northbound at junction 16. At 9.50am this morning, Friday 15 October, police were called to a collision involving a HGV, a van and a car. The driver of a MAN HGV, carrying a blue container, is a potential witness and police are keen to […]

Bang Out of Order Campaign

Bang Out of Order Setting fires, throwing fireworks and making hoax calls are ‘bang out of order’ and will not be tolerated this Halloween and Bonfire season. As Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) and partner agencies launch this year’s Bonfire campaign, the public are asked to think carefully about their actions, consider the consequences […]

Pocket knives and pepper spray as woman arrested as part of Op tackling weapon importation

The pocket knives (left) and pepper spray recovered from yesterday’s warrant Officers tackling the importation of weapons into south Manchester have arrested a woman and seized pocket knives and pepper spray after a warrant yesterday (Thursday 14 October). Our District Tasking Team executed a warrant in the Wythenshawe area of the city after information from […]

A man has sadly died following a collision in Ashton-under-Lyne

Police were called just before 2pm yesterday (Thursday 14 October 2021) to Manchester Road, Ashton-under-Lyne to a report of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian. Emergency services attended but despite the best efforts of paramedics a 72-year-old man – the pedestrian – was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the […]