Government’s flagship drugs programme expands to Liverpool

The Government is investing a further £31m to expand a programme aimed at cutting drug-related crime and reducing misuse into eight new areas across the country, including Liverpool City Region. Project ADDER, which combines targeted and tougher policing with enhanced treatment and recovery services, is already up and running in five areas across England and […]

OP TARGET: Drugs and weapons found as man arrested in New Ferry

Earlier this week, officers from our Matrix Priority Crime Team arrested a man in his 30s for drugs and weapons offences. Officers attended an address on Marquis Street in New Ferry on Sunday 25th July following information suggesting cannabis was being grown at the property. On arrival, officers searched the property and found a large […]

Appeal for information following stabbing in Walton

Police are currently in attendance in Walton following an incident this morning (Tuesday 27 July). At around 1.20am patrols on Grey Road located a male victim with multiple stab wounds. The victim stated he had been stabbed by a group of 5 unknown males. An Audi A3 was also located next to the victim with […]


Detectives investigating a hate crime in Liverpool city centre are issuing CCTV images of people they believe may have information that could assist their enquiries. At around 5.30pm on Sunday, 16 May we received a report that a group of three youths were attacked on Roe Street, outside One Below. The suspects, a larger group […]

Appeal to find people involved in attempt robbery in Birkenhead

Officers are appealing to the public following an attempted robbery in Birkenhead at the start of this month. On 9th July at around 6:10pm, a man who has been riding his 21 plate grey Titan Lexmoto scooter on Tollemache Road, was approached by two other men riding a red scooter. Here, the passenger is reported to […]

Appeal for information following fatal collision in Wilmslow

Officers are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Wilmslow. At 9.35pm on Monday 26 July officers were called to the junction of Manchester Road and Dean Row Road following reports of a collision involving a black Indian Scout Bobber motorcycle and a silver Vauxhall Astra. Sadly, the motorcyclist, a 70-year-old man from Wilmslow, […]

Oldham man jailed for life after stabbing girlfriend to death

A man from Oldham has been jailed for life for stabbing his girlfriend to death and leaving her body in their flat for around three weeks. Officers were called around 12.15pm on Thursday 4 March 2021 to a report of concern for the welfare of a woman at an address on Ashton Road. Emergency services […]

Fraudster ordered to pay back thousands following email scam

Fraudster who pretended to be a diamond supplier, stealing almost £160,000 which he spent on Rolex watches – told he has to pay it all back – or spend more time in jail. Babatunde Giwa (21/01/1978) of Lorton Close, Manchester (currently imprisoned) was found guilty by jury of Fraud and Money Laundering offences at Manchester […]