Liverpool man charged following burglary in Congleton

A 48-year-old man from Liverpool has been charged following a burglary at shop on Congleton Retail Park. At around 11.15pm on 5 September officers were called to Barn Road following reports of a burglary at a retail shop. A quantity of perfume was taken during the incident. Terence Brady, of Conleach Road in Liverpool, has […]

Further restrictions to be introduced to curb spread of COVID-19 in Merseyside

Further restrictions will be introduced in Merseyside on Tuesday (22 September) after local leaders and Government agreed it was necessary to curb rising COVID-19 infection rates in the county. In close discussions with local leaders, the Health and Social Care Secretary, NHS Test and Trace, the Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC), and the Chief Medical Officer […]

Missing: Sam Sommerville

We are appealing for help to locate a 16-year-old male who has been reported missing. Samuel Sommerville, known as Sam, was reported missing after he was last seen just after 8.05pm on Tuesday, 8 September outside his home. It was later reported Sam had been seen in Kirkby at 10.30am on Monday 14 September. He […]

Missing: Andrew O’Brien

Can you help us find 15 year-old Andrew O’Brien? Andrew was last see at 7.30pm on Monday 7th September in Henglers Close, Liverpool. He is described as a white male, 6ft tall, of slim build, with collar length mousey coloured hair and a pale complexion. When last seen he was wearing a blue Parajumper coat, black combat […]

Halewood man charged with fraud and computer misuse

Officers from our Cyber Dependent Crime Unit have charged a Halewood man with fraud and computer misuse act offences as part of a continuing investigation. 26-year-old Aaron Brown of Stanford Crescent was charged with three counts of Fraud by False Representation; Unauthorised computer access with intent to commit other offences; and Unauthorised acts with intent […]


The Government has today announced increased restrictions across the whole of the Liverpool City Region, including Halton. In response to the announcement, Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region, says: ” “Since Merseyside was identified last week as an ‘area of concern’, there has been a growing expectation that increased restrictions would be put […]

New COVID-19 measures: Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve put together some answers to questions you may have about the new Coronavirus restrictions which have been announced. What are the new measures? From Tuesday 22 September, regulations will lawfully ban the following: • Residents must not socialise with other people outside of their own households or support bubble in private homes and gardens • Hospitality […]

Liverpool City Council Chief Executive supports call for urgent testing resource

Liverpool City Council is supporting the call being made today for urgent resourcing of testing capacity to respond to the regions current spike in cases. Chief Executive Tony Reeves said: “Our region is currently facing huge challenges due to the sharp increase of people testing positive for COVID-19. “The resources currently available to meet the […]

Be aware – don’t become a victim of impersonation fraud

Merseyside Police is urging the public to be aware of criminals exploiting COVID-19 to target their victims after figures released this week from UK Finance – the collective voice for the banking and finance industry, revealed a sharp rise in impersonation scams in the first half of this year. Impersonation scams occur when the victim is persuaded to […]

CCTV appeal following assault -Waterloo

Detectives investigating an assault in Waterloo in July have issued a CCTV image of a man who may be able to assist enquiries. At around 1am on Sunday, 12 July, officers were called to Church Road following reports a man had left the Lion & Unicorn Pub, before punching another man who was stood outside. […]