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Cheshire Police use new forensics “digivan” to tackle sex crimes

Cheshire Police use new forensics “digivan” to tackle sex crimes

New “digivan” technology is to be used in towns across Cheshire to help police tackle rape and serious sexual offences.

The force has funded the unmarked unit from the Government’s Transforming Forensics (TF) programme which comes after findings of the in-depth Rape Response Review.

June 21, 2022
Man, 21, arrested over alleged rape in Nantwich alley

Man, 21, arrested over alleged rape in Nantwich alley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after an alleged assault on a teenage girl in Nantwich.

Police say they were called to reports of alleged sexual assault at 5.15am on Sunday (January 30).

February 1, 2022
Latest figures show level of violence and abuse towards women in Cheshire

Latest figures show level of violence and abuse towards women in Cheshire

By Ethan Davies, Federica Bedendo and Joanna Morris
Stalking offences against women in Cheshire are set to hit a record high, latest figures show.

And it comes as other statistics show the true picture of violence suffered by women in the county, with 13 killed by men in a three year period.

March 17, 2021
Cheshire PCC’s funding boost for two victim support schemes in county

Cheshire PCC’s funding boost for two victim support schemes in county

Two support services for crime victims have been boosted by extra funding from Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

Those to benefit include a youth victim support service and the Rape and Sexual Assault Support Centre.

February 6, 2021
Former Cheshire Gymnastics coach jailed for raping child, 11

Former Cheshire Gymnastics coach jailed for raping child, 11

A former Cheshire Gymnastics coach has been jailed for 15 years for abusing and raping an 11-year-old girl.

Ashley Wilson, 32, was coach at the Northwich-based organisation where he once held the position of Welfare Officer, with a responsibility for its centres at Holmes Chapel and South Cheshire.

January 31, 2021
Crewe man jailed for 11 years for raping woman in her own home

Crewe man jailed for 11 years for raping woman in her own home

A 19-year-old man from Crewe has been jailed for 11 years for raping a woman in her own bed.

Joshua Cooper, from Elm Drive, was jailed today at Chester Crown Court where he was sentenced for each of three counts of rape which will run concurrently.

May 1, 2020
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
Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

A serving Cheshire police officer has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl in Crewe.

Ian Naude, 29, of Market Drayton, has been charged with rape and appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates Court yesterday (November 6).

November 7, 2017
Nantwich man, 24, arrested on suspicion of town centre rape

Nantwich man, 24, arrested on suspicion of town centre rape

A Nantwich man has been arrested on suspicion of rape by officers investigating an alleged sex assault in the town centre.

The 24-year-old man is being held on suspicion of rape and is currently helping officers with their enquiries.

June 13, 2016
Rape against Cheshire adults and children on the rise

Rape against Cheshire adults and children on the rise

Recorded rape cases against adults and children in Cheshire has risen to almost 300 a year, latest statistics show.

There were 175 recorded rape offences against adults in the county in 2013-14, according to the Rape Monitoring Group.

March 23, 2015
£300,000 project to help sex abuse victims in South Cheshire

£300,000 project to help sex abuse victims in South Cheshire

Victims of sex crimes in Nantwich will get improved support after a £300,000 police contract was awarded to The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC) for Cheshire.

The centre helps survivors of sexual abuse, whether or not they report the crime to the police, in recent and old cases.

January 31, 2015
Police appeal to South Cheshire public after sex attack

Police appeal to South Cheshire public after sex attack

Police are appealing to the public for help after a serious sex attack in South Cheshire left a 28-year-old woman traumatised. The woman was taken against her will outside a house in Catherine Street, Crewe, and subjected to sexual assaults.

February 10, 2012