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Man, 21, attacked and robbed at knifepoint in Nantwich

Man, 21, attacked and robbed at knifepoint in Nantwich

A man was held at knifepoint and attacked in Nantwich in an attempted robbery, police say.

The attack happened as the 21-year-old victim was walking along Middlewich Road towards Alvaston Hall Hotel.

June 25, 2021
Armed robber in Bank Holiday raid on off licence in Crewe

Armed robber in Bank Holiday raid on off licence in Crewe

An armed robber wielding a pistol targeted an off licence in Crewe, stealing cash before escaping.

The terrified shop worker who was forced to open the till of the Bargain Booze store on the corner of Tollemarche Drive and Parkers Road, was unharmed, police say.

May 4, 2021
Police probe metal bar attack in Church Minshull

Police probe metal bar attack in Church Minshull

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Church Minshull when a man was attacked with a metal bar.

The victim was working in his tool sales van in a layby when he was approached by a man carrying a metal bar at about 4.40pm on Monday (January 18).

January 20, 2021
Police probe attempted car robbery in Spurstow, near Nantwich

Police probe attempted car robbery in Spurstow, near Nantwich

Detectives are investigating an attempted robbery of a car on the A49 at Spurstow, near Nantwich.

The incident involved a Silver BMW which overtook and stopped in front of a Mercedes near to Badcock’s Lane.

July 16, 2020
Masked armed robbers target Wistaston store

Masked armed robbers target Wistaston store

Three masked men raided a Wistaston store worker during an armed raid.

The incident happened at the Bargain Booze store on King’s Drive at around 7.30pm last night (February 4).

February 5, 2020
Teenage boy victim of knifepoint robbery in Crewe

Teenage boy victim of knifepoint robbery in Crewe

A teenage boy was robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight in Crewe, Cheshire Police said.

Detectives are investigating the incident which happened on Harrison Drive near Dunwoody Way on Thursday (December 19) at around 2.40pm.

December 21, 2019
Armed robber jailed for 4 years after Game store raid in Crewe

Armed robber jailed for 4 years after Game store raid in Crewe

An armed robber who terrified staff at the Game store in Crewe has been jailed.

Matthew Hurst, of no fixed address but from Crewe, was sentenced to four years in prison at Chester Crown Court.

February 21, 2019
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
Police hunt armed robber who targeted Nantwich store

Police hunt armed robber who targeted Nantwich store

A masked robber is being hunted by police after reports of a Nantwich shop assistant being threatened with a gun.

The incident happened at the Premier Convenience Store on Arnold Street.

December 31, 2016
Four men charged with Nantwich jewellery shop raid

Four men charged with Nantwich jewellery shop raid

Police have charged four men with robbery following an investigation into a raid at a Nantwich jewellery shop.

Offenders wearing balaclavas forced a hole in the window of Moody’s shop on Pillory Street on Wednesday (July 27).

July 29, 2016
Nantwich man arrested in Torquay charged with kidnapping, robbery and assault

Nantwich man arrested in Torquay charged with kidnapping, robbery and assault

A man from Nantwich who police were keen to trace in connection with allegations of robbery and serious assault has been arrested.

Patrick O’Connor, of King Place, Nantwich, was found and arrested in Torquay following a police appeal.

November 14, 2014
Police tracing Nantwich man in robbery and assault probe

Police tracing Nantwich man in robbery and assault probe

Police are trying to trace a man from Nantwich in connection with a robbery and serious assault in Crewe.

Patrick Joesph O’Connor was last known to live at an address in King Place, Nantwich.

November 5, 2014
Robber threatens South Cheshire shop staff with gun

Robber threatens South Cheshire shop staff with gun

Police are hunting a man who threatened shop staff with a gun during a South Cheshire attempted robbery. Three terrified female employees agreed to hand over money but the robber ran out empty-handed, say police.

August 8, 2013