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Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Police in Nantwich have warned residents to be on guard after revealing how an elderly couple had £2,000 stolen while out shopping at Sainsbury’s.

Officers told councillors at a Nantwich Town Council meeting that distraction thefts are likely to rise in the run up to Christmas.

November 8, 2019
Nantwich salon boss issues warning after attempted theft

Nantwich salon boss issues warning after attempted theft

The boss of a Nantwich salon has warned other outlets in the town after an attempted distraction theft by two men.

The incident happened at the Coco beauty salon on Mill Street when two men described as “foreign” in appearance entered the store.

July 12, 2019
14-year-old boy arrested over theft of puppy Mela in Crewe

14-year-old boy arrested over theft of puppy Mela in Crewe

A teenage boy has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a puppy in Crewe, police revealed today.

The hunt to find Mela, a Jack Russell Terrier puppy, went viral after CCTV appeared to show the dog being stolen from her young owner.

January 19, 2019
Stolen Nantwich dog Mouse found in Anglesey

Stolen Nantwich dog Mouse found in Anglesey

A beloved family dog stolen from a car in Nantwich before Christmas has been found – in Anglesey!

The theft of terrier called Mouse sparked a major social media campaign, and Nantwich Police also appealed for help.

January 5, 2019
Police probe theft of Quad Bike from Wybunbury farm

Police probe theft of Quad Bike from Wybunbury farm

A Quad Bike has been stolen from a farm on Wrinehill Road in Wybunbury, say police.

The exact time of the theft is not known but it happened before 8am on Monday May 21.

May 23, 2018
Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

A 76-year-old woman fell victim to a distraction theft in Nantwich town centre, police have warned.

The elderly victim was approached by a man and woman in the Home and Bargain store on Beam Street, who engaged her in conversation before leaving.

March 1, 2018
Man jailed for theft of boy’s bike at Stapeley Co-op

Man jailed for theft of boy’s bike at Stapeley Co-op

A man caught and charged for stealing a boy’s mountain bike outside Stapeley Co-op store, has been jailed for 16 weeks.

Karl Manley, 37, was arrested just 24 hours after an appeal by the victim’s family on Nantwichnews for the return of the £600 bike.

June 5, 2017
Police warning to villagers over rural theft near Nantwich

Police warning to villagers over rural theft near Nantwich

Nantwich Police have issued warnings to residents in rural areas between Nantwich and Audlem.

It comes after a break-in of an outbuilding off Coole Lane when a number of valuable items of equestrian kit was stolen.

June 2, 2016
Police seek man over suitcase train theft in Nantwich area

Police seek man over suitcase train theft in Nantwich area

Police want to quiz this man in connection with a theft on a train in the Nantwich area.

The incident which involved the theft of a passenger’s suitcase is believed to have happened on a Cardiff to Manchester Piccadilly between Shrewsbury and Crewe.

January 19, 2016
Nantwich man among gang jailed for freight train thefts worth £12,000

Nantwich man among gang jailed for freight train thefts worth £12,000

A Nantwich man was one of a gang of four jailed for stealing almost £12,000 of alcohol from two freight trains.

David Keith Evanson, 31, and three other men were sentenced to more than five years following a British Transport Police (BTP) investigation.

December 3, 2015
Nantwich and Crewe residents warned amid rise in thefts from vehicles

Nantwich and Crewe residents warned amid rise in thefts from vehicles

Police in Crewe and Nantwich are warning residents to keep cars secure  in hot weather after a rise in thefts from vehicles. Cars and vans with windows open or doors unlocked have been targeted by opportunists over the last two weeks.

May 22, 2014
Romanians jailed over railway cable theft in South Cheshire

Romanians jailed over railway cable theft in South Cheshire

Romanians who stole more than 200 metres of railway cable in South Cheshire and Staffordshire have been jailed for almost five years. Constantin Trahimov and Daniel Nicula, both 21, pleaded guilty to theft of cables at Wrinehill, near Nantwich, and Seighford, Stafford.

April 22, 2013
Police probe train theft after Nantwich boy, 16, targeted

Police probe train theft after Nantwich boy, 16, targeted

A teenage boy from Nantwich was targeted by a thief and had his wallet stolen as he travelled on a train with friends. British Transport Police have now released this CCTV image of a woman they want to question about the incident.

December 4, 2012