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Cheshire Police warning over courier scams in Nantwich and Crewe

Cheshire Police warning over courier scams in Nantwich and Crewe

Cheshire Police is warning residents not to fall foul of courier fraud following reports in Nantwich, Crewe and Chester.

Courier fraud is when an offender cold calls the victim posing as an official such as a police officer or a member of a banks fraud team.

January 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Former Crewe Alexandra coach Paul McCann facing indecent assault charges

Former Crewe Alexandra coach Paul McCann facing indecent assault charges

A former Crewe Alexandra football coach will appear in court this week charged with a number of sexual offences.

Paul McCann, aged 57, from Cheshire, is set to appear before South Cheshire Magistrates’ Court in Crewe tomorrow (January 3).

January 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich Police phone fraud warning as town’s elderly targeted

Nantwich Police phone fraud warning as town’s elderly targeted

Elderly residents in Nantwich are being targeted by phone scammers pretending to be a police officer, Nantwich police has warned today.

There have been a number of incidents of elderly and vulnerable householders receiving phone calls from a man pretending to be a DC Smith from Hammersmith Police Fraud Squad.

January 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

A new rapid response scheme which alerts police to suspected fraud, has stopped seven potential victims aged over 70 being scammed.

The Banking Protocol, rolled out in Cheshire September, has prevented £33,000 of fraud in the county.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

The company which runs Crewe Arms Hotel has been fined £80,000 for breaching fire safety regulations.

Hospitality First Two Ltd, which runs the venue on Nantwich Road, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates Court to five breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Police seek man who attacked doctor at Crewe railway station

Police seek man who attacked doctor at Crewe railway station

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an attack on a doctor at Crewe railway station.

The horrific attack happened as the A&E doctor was getting off a train which had pulled into the station.

December 15, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Police issue warning after burglars target two homes

Nantwich Police issue warning after burglars target two homes

Nantwich Police have issued a warning after burglars targeted two properties in the area.

The incidents happened in the Wellington Road area and at a property in the village Hankelow, between Nantwich and Audlem.

December 14, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
26 firearms surrendered in Crewe and Nantwich during amnesty

26 firearms surrendered in Crewe and Nantwich during amnesty

More than 100 firearms, including 26 in the Crewe LPU, were handed in to Cheshire Police as part of a two-week surrender.

Residents across the county took part in the national initiative, which gave them a chance to safely dispose of firearms or ammunition, whether held lawfully or unlawfully, without the risk of prosecution.

November 29, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

The Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner has set down a challenge to the Chancellor to provide fair funding for Cheshire’s police force.

David Keane has issued an open letter outlining the challenges that could be posed by a “woeful” flat cash settlement.

November 24, 2017 0 comments Crime, News, Politics
Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in South Cheshire after a taxi driver was stabbed in Manchester.

Cheshire Police made the arrest on Market Street, in Crewe, on suspicion of attempted murder on behalf of Greater Manchester Police.

November 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Armed police arrest man after knife incident in Queens Drive, Nantwich

Armed police arrest man after knife incident in Queens Drive, Nantwich

A man was arrested by armed police in Nantwich today after reports an elderly woman was threatened with a knife.

The incident happened in the Queens Drive area of the town at around 2am today (November 9).

November 9, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

A serving Cheshire police officer has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl in Crewe.

Ian Naude, 29, of Market Drayton, has been charged with rape and appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates Court yesterday (November 6).

November 7, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Residents and councillors are calling on police to target speeding motorists on Shrewbridge Road close to Nantwich Lake.

Several residents have complained about dangerous speeds of drivers along the 30mph stretch alongside the lake before the bend on Park Road.

October 15, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics