Incident

Police “sickened” by Nantwich gang assault on Beam Street

Police “sickened” by Nantwich gang assault on Beam Street

A Nantwich police chief said he was “sickened” when he viewed CCTV footage of a teenage gang attacking a young man on Beam Street.

Sgt Ian Bennett, who leads the Nantwich policing team, described the attack as “horrendous” and said the 23-year-old victim was lucky to only suffer minor injuries.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews put out lorry blaze on Newcastle Road, Nantwich

Fire crews put out lorry blaze on Newcastle Road, Nantwich

Fire crews tackled a lorry fire on Newcastle Road in Nantwich caused by an LED exterior light.

Firefighters from Nantwich and Crewe were called to the incident at around 5.30am today.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

A lorry crashed and toppled over on the busy Chester Road out of Nantwich today.

The incident happened just before 9am at the Bluestone traffic lights where the A51 and A534 meet.

Gang of youths as young as 14 beat up man in Nantwich street attack

Gang of youths as young as 14 beat up man in Nantwich street attack

A gang of youths, some as young as 14, launched a horrific attack on a young man in Nantwich after he had asked them to stop throwing stones.

The 20-strong gang turned on their 23-year-old victim outside 1st Stop in Beam Street, knocking him to the ground and kicking and punching him.

January 27, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews battle blaze in Welsh Row restaurant in Nantwich

Fire crews battle blaze in Welsh Row restaurant in Nantwich

Fire crews have battled a blaze in a restaurant on Welsh Row in Nantwich today (January 26).

The incident happened at around midday at the Simply Thai restaurant, and police had to block traffic entering Welsh Row from Beam Street/Waterlode junction.

January 26, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Masked gang raid Pockets store in Nantwich town centre

Masked gang raid Pockets store in Nantwich town centre

Masked raiders have smashed their way in to the Pockets clothing store in Nantwich town centre and stole thousands of pounds of stock.

The three men used a crowbar to smash through the glass doors of the store on the corner of Pillory Street and Hospital Street at about 1am this morning.

January 25, 2018 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich woman warns of car vandals after Millstone Lane damage

Nantwich woman warns of car vandals after Millstone Lane damage

A Nantwich woman says she has had her car vandalised three times while parked on Millstone Lane.

Now she has warned other motorists to be wary after reporting the latest incident to police after her car’s paintwork was badly scratched.

January 20, 2018 6 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Four men charged after South Cheshire drugs raid

Four men charged after South Cheshire drugs raid

Four men have been charged in connection with drugs offences after a warrant was executed at an address on Underwood Lane in Crewe.

David Bebbington, 33, of Spring Gardens, Crewe, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A heroin and crack cocaine drugs and appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates yesterday (January 18).

January 19, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man charged after police officer injured in Middlewich garage incident

Man charged after police officer injured in Middlewich garage incident

A man has been charged in connection with an incident which left a police officer injured after being dragged along a road by a vehicle.

The incident involved an off duty police officer at the Shell garage on Holmes Chapel Road, in Middlewich, on January 12.

January 16, 2018 2 comments Crime, Incident, News
One person trapped in two-vehicle crash on London Road, Nantwich

One person trapped in two-vehicle crash on London Road, Nantwich

One person was left trapped after a two-vehicle accident on London Road in Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich and Crewe were called out to help rescue the casualty who was treated at the scene.

January 16, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Hundreds of Nantwich homes hit by water mains burst

Hundreds of Nantwich homes hit by water mains burst

Hundreds of Nantwich homes have been without water or suffered low pressure all day due to a leaking mains.

United Utilities engineers have been repairing the burst which they say was on Winsford Road bypass A51 junction.

January 13, 2018 2 comments Human Interest, Incident, 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