Crime

Pregnant woman and man attacked in South Cheshire street

Pregnant woman and man attacked in South Cheshire street

A heavily pregnant woman was punched in the stomach and head in a night-time attack in a South Cheshire town.

The woman and a man she was with were assaulted outside a takeaway on Crewe Road in Alsager at around 10.30pm on Sunday (July 12).

July 15, 2020
Police investigate alleged assault of 18-year-old in Nantwich car park

Police investigate alleged assault of 18-year-old in Nantwich car park

Police are investigating an alleged assault on an 18-year-old woman in a Nantwich car park.

The incident happened on Friday night (July 10) in the car park in Love Lane.

July 12, 2020
Police probe night-time crime spree in Willaston village

Police probe night-time crime spree in Willaston village

Police are investigating a crime spree in Willaston which saw cars vandalised, vehicles pelted with bricks and property damaged.

The incidents, believed to have been caused by youths, happened between 11pm (July 9) and 4am yesterday (July 10).

July 11, 2020
Man admits murders of ex-wife and her new lover from Wistaston

Man admits murders of ex-wife and her new lover from Wistaston

A man has admitted to the New Year’s Day murders of his ex-wife and her new partner from South Cheshire.

Rhys Hancock appeared at Derby Crown Court today (July 6) via videolink, where he pleaded guilty to the murder of Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths.

July 6, 2020
Cheshire Police warning amid spate of scam HMRC calls across county

Cheshire Police warning amid spate of scam HMRC calls across county

Detectives are urging Nantwich and Crewe residents to be vigilant following a spate of hoax calls from scammers claiming to be police officers acting on behalf of HMRC.

Officers have received 12 reports since June 2 of people receiving calls from someone purporting to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

July 1, 2020
Cheshire Police warning over pets online fraudsters

Cheshire Police warning over pets online fraudsters

Residents across Cheshire are being about buying pets online following a rise in related scams during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cheshire Police have received several reports of scammers using websites to advertise a pet and demand payment in advance.

June 21, 2020
Residents wake to dramatic armed police raid on Nantwich estate

Residents wake to dramatic armed police raid on Nantwich estate

Residents on a Nantwich housing estate woke to the drama of an armed police raid today.

Witnesses say they saw as many as 10 armed police officers involved in a raid at a house on Mallard Avenue, on the Malbank Waters estate.

June 12, 2020
Burglars devastate Nantwich businesswoman in £15,000 raid

Burglars devastate Nantwich businesswoman in £15,000 raid

Burglars have devastated a Nantwich businesswoman after breaking in and stealing more than £15,000 of goods in an audacious raid.

Crooks drove and walked across several fields in the middle of the night to carry out the break in at Christine Watson’s “Little Toy Barn” base near Wrenbury.

June 10, 2020
Nantwich emergency services baffled as town defibrillator stolen

Nantwich emergency services baffled as town defibrillator stolen

Police and paramedics in Nantwich are baffled after a life-saving defibrillator in the town centre was stolen.

The equipment was installed a few years ago outside the market centre in Nantwich so members of public could use it in emergencies.

June 9, 2020
Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Residents in South Cheshire are being warned to be vigilant following a 22% rise in fraud offences since lockdown began.

Cheshire Police are investigating a variety of fraud offences reported including online shopping scams, fraudulent emails, hoax text messages, cold callers and even fraudulent pet sales.

June 5, 2020
A51 Nantwich Bypass closed off as police arrest three in car

A51 Nantwich Bypass closed off as police arrest three in car

The busy A51 Nantwich bypass was closed off in a police incident this afternoon (June 4).

Traffic was stopped in both directions as a large number of police vehicles were seen stopping a car.

June 4, 2020
Nantwich Police vow to crack down on anti-social hotspots

Nantwich Police vow to crack down on anti-social hotspots

Police in Nantwich have vowed to target anti-social “hotspots” in the town’s parks after reports of large gatherings causing problems.

June 4, 2020
Nantwich police helpdesk available during “lockdown”

Nantwich police helpdesk available during “lockdown”

Nantwich residents are being urged to use the town’s police station helpdesk services now available again after lockdown measures were eased.

May 27, 2020