Crime

WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

A man has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after he stabbed his poorly dog twice and chained a heavy weight around her body and left her drowning in a canal in Nantwich.

Brendan Murphy, 52, who lives on a barge on the Shropshire Union Canal, was found guilty of three animal welfare offences when he appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court.

November 18, 2019
Police warning over man exposing himself in Queens Park

Police warning over man exposing himself in Queens Park

Police are hunting a  man who has been exposing himself to people in Queens Park area of Crewe.

Officers are advising residents to be vigilant following reports of the suspicious activity in Queens Park and the Victoria Avenue area.

November 15, 2019
Police reassure residents as Nantwich shooting probe continues

Police reassure residents as Nantwich shooting probe continues

Police have moved to reassure residents living in fear after a shooting incident in Nantwich.

Town councillors said residents living in the Arnold Street area of the town have voiced concerns over the shooting on October 3.

November 11, 2019
Third arrest made in serious assault incident in Nantwich house

Third arrest made in serious assault incident in Nantwich house

Police have made a third arrest in connection with an assault in Nantwich which left the victim with serious head injuries.

A 26-year-old man from St Helens has now been arrested and he has been released on conditional bail, Cheshire Police confirmed today.

November 8, 2019
Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Police in Nantwich have warned residents to be on guard after revealing how an elderly couple had £2,000 stolen while out shopping at Sainsbury’s.

Officers told councillors at a Nantwich Town Council meeting that distraction thefts are likely to rise in the run up to Christmas.

November 8, 2019
Four men jailed for series of Nantwich burglaries

Four men jailed for series of Nantwich burglaries

Four men who burgled shops in Nantwich town centre and stole more than £27,000 worth of stock, have been jailed.

David Benn, Benjamin Benn, Ben Collins and Aaron Hobin were all sentenced at Chester Crown Court, and jailed for a total of 13 years.

November 6, 2019
Man charged with attempted murder after Crewe attack

Man charged with attempted murder after Crewe attack

A 55-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious assault in Mill Street, Crewe.

George Stewart, aged 55, of Downside Close in Ipswich, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

November 3, 2019
Knife-wielding burglar jailed for terrifying Leighton home raid

Knife-wielding burglar jailed for terrifying Leighton home raid

A knife-wielding burglar from Crewe who assaulted a homeowner and threatened him with a knife has been jailed.

Lee Moss, of no fixed abode, pretended to be a takeaway deliverer when the victim opened his front door to him at around 9.15pm on August 28.

November 2, 2019
Girl, 16, arrested in connection with Nantwich assault

Girl, 16, arrested in connection with Nantwich assault

A 16-year-old girl from Merseyside has been arrested in connection with a serious assault at a house in Nantwich, police confirmed today.

She was questioned by officers and has now been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

October 9, 2019
Police probe serious assault in Nantwich home

Police probe serious assault in Nantwich home

An attack in a house in Nantwich has left one man in hospital with serious head injuries.

Police say the incident, which has left a 40-year-old man from Nantwich in hospital, happened inside a house in Blagg Avenue at around 7pm last night (October 7).

October 8, 2019
Police probe firearm incident in Nantwich house

Police probe firearm incident in Nantwich house

Police are probing a shooting incident in Nantwich after finding a discharged firearm in a house.

Officers swooped on a property in Arnold Street, Nantwich at around 11pm last night (October 3).

October 4, 2019
Police hunt BMW driver who targeted girl, aged 15

Police hunt BMW driver who targeted girl, aged 15

Police are searching for a BMW driver who attempted to drag a 15-year-old girl into his car in Crewe.

The girl managed to scramble clear after a member of the public rushed to help her.

September 25, 2019
Three teenagers arrested after 11-year-old attacked in Queens Park

Three teenagers arrested after 11-year-old attacked in Queens Park

An 11-year-old boy is in hospital after being attacked in Queens Park in Crewe, say police.

Officers now want witnesses to come forward after the incident which happened shortly before 3.15pm today (Sunday September 8)

September 8, 2019