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1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

A total of 1,600 officers at Cheshire Constabulary are now using body worn video cameras following the completion of a force-wide roll out.

The cameras are being worn by officers and PCSOs and are proving to be an essential piece of operational kit.

December 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Police warning of dog thieves in Nantwich

Police warning of dog thieves in Nantwich

Police have warned dog owners to be wary after an attempted dog theft in Nantwich.

The incident happened between Waterlode and Riverside in the town at around midday yesterday (December 1).

December 2, 2018 1 comment Crime, News
Yobs vandalise Nantwich town square Christmas lights

Yobs vandalise Nantwich town square Christmas lights

Yobs have vandalised Christmas lights in Nantwich town centre less than two weeks after they were switched on.

Town council staff found the damaged lights over the last two days.

November 28, 2018 4 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Pensioner badly beaten in “vicious” street attack in Crewe

Pensioner badly beaten in “vicious” street attack in Crewe

An elderly man from Crewe suffered serious facial injuries after being assaulted by a stranger in the town.

The 71-year-old victim and his wife were walking along West Street when they realised they were being followed by a man neither of them recognised.

November 26, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man, 23, charged with manslaughter over death of Audlem dad

Man, 23, charged with manslaughter over death of Audlem dad

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Audlem have charged a 23-year-old man with manslaughter.

Samuel Thorpe, of Annions Lane in Wybunbury, is due to appear before Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Thursday December 20.

November 22, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wybunbury
Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

A 72-year-old pensioner was robbed at a cash machine outside a supermarket in Crewe, police say.

The victim was withdrawing money from an ATM outside Morrison’s on Dunwoody Way when she was approached from behind by an unknown man.

November 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Burglars targeted two neighbouring homes in Nantwich, stealing a hoard of jewellery.

The properties, on Broad Lane in Stapeley, were broken into in broad daylight.

November 20, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Cheshire Police changes “vetting process” after rapist Naude recruited despite previous allegations

Cheshire Police changes “vetting process” after rapist Naude recruited despite previous allegations

Cheshire Police chiefs have changed their vetting process for new recruits following the fall out from the Ian Naude case.

Naude, 30, joined the force in 2017 and went on to rape a 13-year-old girl while based in Crewe.

November 16, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police officer Ian Naude guilty of catalogue of sex crimes on nine young victims

Cheshire Police officer Ian Naude guilty of catalogue of sex crimes on nine young victims

A student police officer based in Crewe has been found guilty of raping a 13-year-old girl – just after he clocked off duty.

Father-of-one Ian Naude drove his victim to secluded waste ground, sexually assaulted and raped her while filming some of it on his mobile phone.

November 15, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

A man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and laundering following an operation in South Cheshire.

Cash and electronic devices were seized when a warrant was executed at a residential address in central Crewe yesterday (November 7).

November 8, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

The number of people in Cheshire seeking help to stop looking at sexual images of children online has more than doubled in just six months, latest figures have shown.

In the six months between July 2017 and January 2018, 163 people in the county contacted Stop it Now!, the child sexual abuse prevention project run by child protection charity The Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

November 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Man, 35, charged with two armed robberies in Crewe

Man, 35, charged with two armed robberies in Crewe

A 35-year-old man has been charged with two counts of robbery after incidents in Crewe town centre.

Matthew Hurst, 35, of no fixed address, will appear at South and East Cheshire Magistrates today (October 26).

October 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Police probe another armed robbery in Crewe after Game store raided

Police probe another armed robbery in Crewe after Game store raided

A masked armed robber raided the GAME store in Crewe today, threatening staff with a firearm.

Detectives are looking at possible links to a similar raid on the Subway store nearby just days ago.

October 24, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News