CCTV appeal following burglary at Co-op

Detectives investigating a burglary at a shop in Anfield have issued a CCTV image of a man they believe may have information to assist enquiries. It was reported that in the early hours of Thursday, 26 November 2020, unknown offenders forced entry to the Co-op, Utting Avenue, before making off with a quantity of cash […]

Man charged following convenience store robbery in Ellesmere Port

40-year-old man from Ellesmere Port has been charged following a robbery in the town. Robert Forbes, of Sutton Way in Great Sutton, was arrested on Thursday 14 January. He has subsequently been charged with robbery, dangerous driving and driving without a licence and insurance. The robbery charge relates to an investigation into a robbery at […]

The family of a two-week-old baby girl who died in Heywood has paid tribute to her

Felicity- may Officers were called to a report from the hospital of concern for a baby just before 6.30pm on Friday 8 January 2021. Despite the best efforts of medical staff, the baby, who has since been formally identified as Felicity-May Harvey, sadly passed away on Monday 11 January. A 24-year-old man was arrested on […]

A man has been jailed for four years for child sex offences and abduction

KAden Hand Kaden Hand (28/12/00) of no fixed abode was, today (Friday 15 January 2020), sentenced at Manchester Crown Court to four years imprisonment after pleading guilty to one count of engaging in sexual communications with a child and being found guilty of one count of child abduction and four counts of sexual activity with […]


Tesco is recalling Tesco Finest Taleggio 200g because it contains Listeria monocytogenes. Product detailsTesco Finest TaleggioPack size 200gBatch code allUse by 25 January 2021 If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.


Consumers in Halton have been receiving telephone calls from a mobile number stating that their National Insurance number is going to be suspended for essential government security reasons. Halton Borough Council’s Executive Board Member for Trading Standards, Cllr Dave Cargill, warned this was a scam. He said: “This has the aim of extracting consumer’s personal […]

Anthony Cousins sentenced to over 11 years in prison for Bootle stabbing

Detectives in Sefton are welcoming the sentencing of a man to 11 years and eight months in prison for the stabbing of a man in Bootle last year. At around 5.10pm on Saturday, 6 June 2020, emergency services were called to Summers Avenue to reports of a man in his 30s being found with a stab wound to […]

Reappeal for witnesses following assault in Southport

Detectives investigating an assault in Southport are issuing a new appeal for witnesses to come forward.  On Wednesday 13 January at around 5.10pm, officers were called to Lord Street to reports of a man in his 50s being wounded with a machete-type weapon.  The victim is recovering in hospital while police carry out ongoing CCTV, […]

Appeal for witnesses after man hit by car in Bootle

We are appealing for witnesses after a man was hit by a car in the Bootle area yesterday afternoon, Thursday 14th January. At around 2.20pm we received a report that a 44 year-old man had been hit by a white or silver coloured Vauxhall car in Bedford Road in Bootle. Damage had also been caused […]

Two men fined for not wearing masks in Knowsley supermarket

Two men have been fined for not wearing face masks while shopping in a Knowsley supermarket. Officers were on patrol in the Huyton area at 6.30pm yesterday, Thursday 14th January, when they entered the Aldi store on Cronton Road and saw the males were not wearing masks or socially distancing. When they left the store […]