Man arrested in connection with assault of 72-year-old woman at Chester racecourse

Detectives investigating an assault at Chester racecourse have arrested a 49-year-old man. A 72-year-old woman was walking her dog when she was pushed following an altercation with a man. The woman was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital with serious head injuries and is in a stable condition The assault occurred at 11.25am on […]

An operation aimed at protecting and defending young and vulnerable children has taken place across Cheshire

Operation Guardians targeted and deterred predators, educated youngsters on signs of exploitation and staying safe online as well as provided reassurance and encouragement to report criminal behaviour. It saw the Constabulary’s online child abuse investigation team conduct an online undercover operation – working alongside the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit and National Crime Agency […]

Detectives appeal for information following robbery in Warrington

Detectives are appealing for information following a robbery in Warrington. At around 8pm on Wednesday 25 May, a man was walking his dog on the footpath under the Howley suspension bridge when three youths approached him and asked the time. The victim pulled his phone out his pocket to check, only to be struck in […]

26 people arrested and 26 knives seized during week of action

Cheshire Police stepped up their ongoing efforts to take knives off the streets last week as part of Operation Sceptre – a national campaign devised to reduce the impact of knife crime in communities throughout England and Wales. During this latest week of action, which started on Monday 16 May, officers and Police Community Support […]


Fireman Sam from the much loved animated TV series is coming to the Brindley Theatre Runcorn on Tuesday 30 August 2022. When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the […]

Op Aztec: Firearm Surrender 2022 – Firearm recovered in Sefton Park

A firearm has been recovered in Sefton Park after a man found it hidden in the ground yesterday, Tuesday 24 May. At around 2.40pm we received a report that a working pistol and bullets had been found buried in a plastic container by the Palm House. The black self-loading pistol has been made safe and […]

Appeal for information to an arson at Helsby rugby club

Police investigating a fire at a rugby club in Helsby are appealing for information from members of the public. A pavilion was deliberately set alight at Helsby Rugby Club on Callender Gardens. The fire is believed to have started at around 3.20pm on Saturday 21 May. Officers are appealing for anyone with information, CCTV or […]

Two men arrested following investigation into theft of cooking oil

Two men have been arrested following a stop check on a car in Wilmslow. At around 1.45am on Wednesday 25 May, officers stopped a car on the A34 Ainslie Way. A 33-year-old and 34-year-old man, both from Sheffield, were arrested on suspicion of going equipped for burglary. They remain in custody assisting police with their […]

Appeal for information following altercation in Alderley Edge

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following reports of a disturbance in Alderley Edge.  At around 10.10pm on Friday 13 May police were called to reports of an altercation involving up to 15 people outside Waitrose on London Road.  Officers attended the scene and on arrival they found that the group had fled […]