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Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

By Lewis Warner
Ex-Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of a further seven charges of sex offences against boys.

The 64-year-old, who also worked for a short time at Stoke City, was convicted of more charges at Liverpool Crown Court today (February 15).

February 15, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Police arrest 16-year-old in connection with Beam Street assault in Nantwich

Police arrest 16-year-old in connection with Beam Street assault in Nantwich

A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with the Beam Street assault outside 1st Stop in Nantwich.

Police confirmed that a 16-year-old male was arrested this morning on suspicion of Affray and is being questioned.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich teenager interviewed in connection with Beam Street gang assault

Nantwich teenager interviewed in connection with Beam Street gang assault

A 16-year-old from Nantwich has been interviewed under caution in connection with the Beam Street gang assault on a 23-year-old man.

Cheshire Police has confirmed today that the 16-year-old voluntarily attended a local police station.

February 6, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
No arrests made one week after Beam Street gang attack in Nantwich

No arrests made one week after Beam Street gang attack in Nantwich

Police have made no arrests a week after the horrific Beam Street gang attack by teenagers on a Nantwich man.

The assault by youths aged 14-16, which was caught on CCTV, began after the 23-year-old victim asked them to stop throwing bottles.

February 2, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 drivers in Cheshire were caught using a mobile phone at the wheel during a national week of action.

Officers from Cheshire Police were on the lookout for people who were scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while driving.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
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
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
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
Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police will be targeting drivers in the area using mobile phones at the wheel as part of a national week of action.

From today (January 22), officers will be on the lookout for anyone scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while at the wheel.

January 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, 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
44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

More than 40 drivers in Crewe and Nantwich area were arrested for drink or drug driving offences in December, latest figures show.

Among 234 drivers taken off the road in December, there were 25 in Crewe police division for drink driving, and another 19 for drug driving.

January 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News