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Police appeal following assault

Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace a 46-year-old man from the Rainford area.

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CCTV images released after taxi driver robbery

CCTV images released after taxi driver robbery

Detectives have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a private hire taxi driver was subjected to a robbery.

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Liverpool Crown Court

‘Paedophile hunter’ was a child abuser himself

A “devious, sinister man” who claimed to be a paedophile hunter was actually a child abuser, a court heard.

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Appeal for witnesses following distraction burglary

Appeal for witnesses following distraction burglary

Merseyside Police is appealing for information after a quantity of cash was stolen from the home of an elderly woman in St Helens.

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Girl, 15, injured in Sutton scrambler bike crash

Girl, 15, injured in Sutton scrambler bike crash

Two boys, one aged 12, have been arrested after a teenage girl was knocked over by a scrambler bike in St Helens

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Police have made two arrests

Two boys arrested after scrambler bike collision

A girl has been taken to hospital with a head injury after a collision with a scrambler bike.
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Library image of a young driver

Teenage drivers hit for six by ban tally

Thousands of teenagers had their driving licences revoked in the past five years after receiving at least six penalty points, new figures show.

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Man, 44, arrested on suspicion of school attack

Man, 44, arrested on suspicion of school attack

A 44-year-old man has been released on police bail after allegedly assaulting a woman following a dispute at a secondary school.

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One of the guns seized. Pic: National Crime Agency

Arrests after guns and drugs seized in post

A couple from St Helens have been arrested in connection with the alleged importation of firearms and drugs into the UK.

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Simon Wakefield was fined more than �400 for the attack

Sutton man fined after his dog attacks a postman

A St Helens man has been fined after he allowed his dog to attack a postman.

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Festive drivers arrested for drink offences

Festive drivers arrested for drink offences

More than 400 people were arrested for drink driving offences over the festive period.

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Residents believe motorists are using New Road as a rat run

Homeowners in Eccleston complain of rat run hazard

Residents in Eccleston have complained that a quiet residential road in the village is being used increasingly by motorists as a rat run.

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Anthony McCall is wanted over a series of theft and an assault

Police release picture of wanted man

Police in St Helens have released a picture of a man they are hunting over an assault and a series of thefts which took place almost a year ago.

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Fashion retailer fined for selling over illegal tobacco

Fashion retailer fined for selling over illegal tobacco

A business owner was fined over £1200 after pleading guilty to possessing illegal tobacco products for supply.

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Missing woman found safe and well

Missing woman found safe and well

A Newton woman who had been missing since New Year’s Day has been found safe and well.

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Concern is growing for 42-year-old Catherine Heyes

Police appeal for help to find woman who went missing on New Year’s Day

Concern is growing for the welfare of a 48-year-old Newton-le-Willows woman who has been missing since New Year’s Day

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Police patrols have been stepped up in Hillsborough

Police recover firearm in St Helens

A firearm was recovered in St Helens this afternoon (Friday, December 30), police have confirmed.

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The drunk drivers who don’t learn their lesson

The drunk drivers who don’t learn their lesson

More than 8,000 motorists have been caught drink-driving twice in the past five years.

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Closure notice slapped on St Helens off-licence

Closure notice slapped on St Helens off-licence

Police have been granted a first of its kind closure notice on an off-licence in St Helens associated with loutish behaviour.

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Woman found collapsed in town centre dies

Woman found collapsed in town centre dies

A woman who was found collapsed in a St Helens town centre street has died, police have announced.

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