Continued appeal to find missing female Huong Vo

We are increasingly concerned for the wellbeing of 17-year-old female Huong Vo, who is missing from home. Huong was last seen at around 4.20pm on Friday, 2 April in the Huyton area, and has not been seen since. She is a Vietnamese female, around 4ft 10in tall, of slim build, with long black hair which […]

Council surveying violence against women and girls in Warrington

The council has launched an open survey to gather feedback on how Warrington can be a safer place for women. In March 2021, council members raised concerns regarding the lived experiences of many women in Warrington ranging from verbal abuse, harassment, intimidation and violence. In a Full Council meeting in March 2021, elected members unanimously […]

Woman jailed for sex offences with vulnerable child

A woman from Stockport has been jailed for six years for a series of sex offences with a vulnerable child. Laura Jane Bardsley (DOB 28/06/1994), of Reddish, Stockport, sent love letters to her young victim and even took him to a hotel for the night. In June 2020, Bardsley started online communication with the boy […]

New domestic abuse legislation welcomed in Liverpool

New legislation designed to tackle domestic abuse and violence against women and girls is being welcomed in Liverpool. The Domestic Abuse Act strengthens rules surrounding controlling and coercive behaviour, aims to tackle revenge porn, makes non-fatal strangulation an offence and ends the ‘rough sex defence’. It also includes the recognition of children as victims of […]

Resident convicted for council tax fraud

A Warrington woman has been convicted of council tax support fraud. Charlotte Wright, 31, of Maine Gardens, Warrington, made false representations to Warrington Borough Council that she was living alone when she was actually residing with her partner. She failed to disclose that her partner resided with her in her residence from 2013 until 2018 […]

Woman charged with attempted murder following stabbing in Old Swan

Detectives have charged a woman with attempted murder following a stabbing in Old Swan yesterday, Wednesday 14 April. At around 3.15pm, police received a report that a male and female had been stabbed in the chest and back on Southgate Road. Emergency services attended and both victims were taken to hospital for assessment of their […]

Manchester man charged with seriously wounding man and woman in Oldham

Tyrell Thornton (18/03/2000), of Kingswood Road, Fallowfield, has been charged with two counts of section 18 assault. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court this morning (Wednesday 14 April). Police were called at around 10.50am on Monday 12 April to a report of two people […]