Crime

Cyclist dies in suspected hit-and-run collision in Crewe

Cyclist dies in suspected hit-and-run collision in Crewe

A cyclist has died after a suspected hit-and-run collision with a car in Crewe earlier today, police have confirmed.

The 41-year-old woman was cycling on Hungerford Road near to Hungerford Terrace when the incident happened shortly before 7am.

September 14, 2020
Police hunt man with tattoo after woman raped in Woore

Police hunt man with tattoo after woman raped in Woore

Detectives are hunting a man with an octopus tattoo who attacked and raped a woman in a park area of Woore.

The attack happened in a park area on Audlem Road in the quiet Shropshire village eight miles south of Nantwich.

September 13, 2020
Courier fraud scams leave Cheshire victims without thousands of pounds

Courier fraud scams leave Cheshire victims without thousands of pounds

A spate of courier fraud scams have left Cheshire victims without thousands of pounds, police have warned.

Officers warned the public about courier fraud in July, but detectives say they are continuing to see residents falling foul of the crime.

September 7, 2020
Cheshire Police scheme to cut re-offending by women in Crewe area

Cheshire Police scheme to cut re-offending by women in Crewe area

A new initiative to reduce reoffending by women in Crewe and Nantwich area is being trialed by Cheshire Police and restorative justice provider Remedi.

The scheme, with funding from Police Crime Commissioner, will work with female offenders to address the root causes of their crime.

September 5, 2020
Police appeal after man left seriously injured in van collision

Police appeal after man left seriously injured in van collision

A man is seriously injured in hospital after a collision with a van which failed to stop at the scene in Crewe, police say.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and information following the collision involving the 33-year-old pedestrian and a white Peugeot van.

September 3, 2020
Cheshire Police vows to improve safety amid 50 attacks on officers each month

Cheshire Police vows to improve safety amid 50 attacks on officers each month

Cheshire Police chiefs have vowed to increase safety of its officers amid shocking statistics which show they suffer an average 50 attacks a month.

Bosses have reacted to a national review which included a survey of more than 40,000 officers across the UK in response to concerns about a rising tide of assaults and violence against officers.

September 2, 2020
Cheshire Police warning after rise in Microsoft scam phone calls

Cheshire Police warning after rise in Microsoft scam phone calls

Detectives in Cheshire are warning people to stay vigilant amid reports of scam phone calls purporting to be from Microsoft.

In Cheshire, there have been several reports of residents receiving phone calls from fraudsters posing as workers from Microsoft.

August 27, 2020
Police Crime Commissioner funds fight against criminals targeting elderly

Police Crime Commissioner funds fight against criminals targeting elderly

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane has awarded funding to a charity in Cheshire East to support it to deliver scam awareness and support to older people.

Age UK in Cheshire East has received a £1,000 grant from PCC David Keane’s Safer Communities express grant fund to support its scams awareness project.

August 27, 2020
Cheshire Police unveils new crime-tackling drone

Cheshire Police unveils new crime-tackling drone

Cheshire Police have unveiled a new drone as it takes to the skies to tackle crime in the county.

The Matrice 300RTK drone, also known as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), will equip the frontline with a powerful tool to support officers in their daily duties.

August 24, 2020
Dramatic police chase through streets of Stapeley, Audlem and villages

Dramatic police chase through streets of Stapeley, Audlem and villages

Stunned Sunday afternoon walkers and cyclists watched a dramatic police car pursuit through villages and country lanes near Nantwich.

Witnesses say they saw several marked and unmarked police vehicles in pursuit of a Seat Leon for up to an hour yesterday (August 16) evening.

August 17, 2020
Man, 28, charged with serious assault over alleged road rage incident

Man, 28, charged with serious assault over alleged road rage incident

A man has been charged with serious assault in connection with an alleged road rage incident on the A49 in Cheshire.

Conor Jagodzinski has been charged with section 18 assault and possession of a knife.

August 16, 2020
Two teenagers in court in connection with Nantwich street altercation

Two teenagers in court in connection with Nantwich street altercation

Two teenagers have appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Court charged in connection with an altercation between several men in a Nantwich street.

August 11, 2020
Two teenagers charged over Nantwich town centre altercation

Two teenagers charged over Nantwich town centre altercation

Two teenagers have been charged in connection with an altercation between several men in Nantwich town centre, police say.

Kian Biddle, aged 18, and a 17-year-old boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, were both arrested in the early hours of Saturday (August 8) following an incident in Beam Street.

August 10, 2020