Dispersal Zone to be introduced tonight in Birkenhead

We are introducing a Dispersal Zone in Birkenhead today, Friday 30 September, in response to an increase in reports of criminal and anti-social behaviour in the area. The order runs from today at 5pm and will last for 48 hours until 5pm on Sunday 2 October. Officers will be in the area to provide a […]

Ashley Dale murder: Further CCTV appeal issued

Detectives investigating the murder of Ashley Dale in Old Swan are issuing further footage of a car believed to have been driven in the area shortly before the incident was reported. Officers were called to an address in Leinster Road at around 12.40am on Sunday 21 August following reports of concern for a woman at the […]

Detectives arrest man in connection with murder of Olivia Pratt-Korbel

Detectives have arrested another man in connection with the murder of Olivia Pratt-Korbel on 22 August 2022. The 40-year-old man from Dovecot was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender today, Friday 30 September.  He has been taken to a police station for questioning. This is the eleventh arrest made to date. Anyone with information is asked to DM […]

Operation Miller Update

As part of the ongoing work to disrupt serious and organised crime on Merseyside, we have made nearly 800 arrests and more than 2,120 stop searches since the operation began in our relentless pursuit to bring criminals to justice. Under Operation Miller, Merseyside Police continues to disrupt those involved in serious and organised crime in the […]

World Gymnastics Championships develops education programme for schools

49TH FIG ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, Stuttgart (GER) 4 – 13 October, 2019 The World Gymnastics Championships Liverpool 2022, which takes place from 29 October – 6 November, has developed an online education resource pack. It has the aim of inspiring and raising the aspirations of young people throughout Merseyside and across the UK, through […]

Blog: Winter Is Coming!

With flu and Covid both on the horizon, Director of Public Health for Liverpool, Matthew Ashton urges those who are eligible for a free flu vaccine and a Covid-19 booster vaccine to get protected as soon as possible. “We are expecting a difficult winter with a lot of respiratory illness due to viruses like flu […]

Next of Kin: Michael Rushton

Please share and help the Coroner’s office find the next of kin of a Birkenhead man who recently passed away. Michael Rushton sadly passed away at his home in Kingsland Road, aged 67. Mr Rushton’s death is not being treated as suspicious. Anyone with information should email HMCoroner@liverpool.gov.uk or call 0151 233 5770 (option 1) to speak […]

Detectives renew appeal following sexual assault in Liverpool City Centre

Detectives are reissuing images of two men who may have information that may assist our ongoing enquiries into a sexual assault in Liverpool city centre in August. At around 5.05am on Sunday 14 August, it was reported that a woman was approached by men on Hanover Street. She was then followed and sexually assaulted by one […]

Missing: Carl Brennan

Please share and help us find missing Old Swan man Carl Brennan.  Carl, 33, was reported missing last Friday, 23 September and was last seen on Tuesday at his home in Sturdee Road. He is white, 5ft 8in tall, of slim build, with mousey hair, brown eyes, and stubble. When last seen, Carl was wearing […]

Man charged with two separate hate crime incidents in Liverpool City Centre

Detectives have charged a man following two separate hate crime incidents in Liverpool City Centre earlier this year. At around 10am on Wednesday 20 April, it was reported that a teenager was approached by an unknown man on Park Lane, near to the mini roundabout going towards Jamaica Street. It was alleged that the man […]