CCTV appeal following assault in Prescot

We have issued CCTV images of two men we would like to speak to following an assault in Prescot. At around 7pm on Tuesday 21st July a 43 year-old man was on Station Road, close to Cables Retail Park, when four men got out of black Ford Focus car and started to assault him. It […]

Dispersal zone introduced in Birkenhead after fireworks incidents

Officers in Birkenhead are introducing a Dispersal Zone this evening (Friday 23 October) after reports of fireworks being thrown at homes, cars and police. It comes into place at 5pm today until 11pm on Saturday (24 October) and covers the area on the map.   The Dispersal Zone covers the area bounded by the below roads […]

Man arrested and drugs and cash seized in Thatto Heath

We arrested a man and seized cannabis and cash after officers attended a house in Thatto Heath to take a statement yesterday (Thursday 22 October). When officers arrived at the address just before 7pm, six males were seen to make off on foot at the back. The officers saw cannabis in the front room and […]

St Helens Borough’s black communities to tell their stories as part of arts project

St Helens Library Service, through the award-winning Cultural Hubs: Arts in Libraries programme, is working with a local artist to develop a project which captures the voices of the borough’s black community. The project – announced during Black History Month – forms part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund-backed ‘St Helens Oral History Project’ which […]

St Helens Borough Council to provide free school meal vouchers during October half-term

Families in St Helens Borough that are entitled to free school meals will be given food vouchers by St Helens Borough Council to feed their children during this October’s half-term holiday. The announcement comes following a government decision not to fund this provision despite a well-backed campaign led by Manchester United and England footballer, Marcus […]

Merseyside Police Urge People To Be On Their Guard Against Unscrupulous Loan Sharks

Detectives from Merseyside Police’s Economic Crime Team are advising people not to use loan sharks who may try to exploit the coronavirus outbreak and prey on people’s financial worries. The combination of continued economic uncertainty, job instability and with Christmas only a few weeks away, means loan sharks may look to take advantage of people […]

Three men arrested on suspicion of burglary at dismantled cannabis farm in St Helens

Officers in St Helens have arrested three men on suspicion of burglary at a recently dismantled cannabis farm in St Helens yesterday, Wednesday 21 October. At around 10.30am, officers were called to the old milk factory in Duncan Street to reports of suspicious persons in the premises. More than 1,600 cannabis plants and equipment had […]

Eleven people arrested as part of strike day to tackle drug dealing in Southport

We have carried out 11 warrants at addresses across Sefton today, Thursday 22nd October, as part of our ongoing commitment to tackling Class A and Class B drug dealing. Officers attended at a number of addresses in Southport together with an address in Formby and one address in the L13 area of Liverpool. Ten men and […]