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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Have you seen missing man William Hope?

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

A search is on to find missing man William Hope.

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Police were called

Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

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Police investigation after shooting incident in Haydock

Police investigation after shooting incident in Haydock

A police investigation is under way after a man was injured in a suspected shooting.

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Police are investigating

Police investigate town centre assault in St Helens

Police are investigating after a man was punched in the head in St Helens town centre on Saturday night.
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Nicholas Sullivan, known as Baggo

Man admits ‘Baggo’s’ manslaughter

A Wigan man has admitting causing fatal injuries to another man in a Hindley pub.

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Nice try, but police officers were not fooled

Police uncover cannabis factory in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester police were not deterred by this sign in the garden of a house in Prestwich today.

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Delays in the search for murdered Wigan teenager Ellen, investigation finds

An Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation has found that a lack of resources at Greater Manchester Police (GMP) contributed to a four hour delay in the search for Ellen Higginbottom.
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Lewis Nash (left) and Callum Hugill

Pair jailed after horrific choke-hold robbery

Two men from the North West have been jailed after trying to buy alcohol with money they’d stolen by choking their victims.
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The fraudsters ask victims to confirm/provide their bank account details

Warning over phone call-barring scam

A warning has gone out that fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers.

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Minecraft

Disgruntled Minecraft gamer reported to be behind bomb hoax

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.
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Video shows fugitive rugby player chased by police at 100mph before being tasered SIX times

A rugby player, who drove in excess of 100mph through the borough and made officers fear for their lives, has been jailed.
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Police chased the rider through the streets after he failed to stop

Moped driver led police on high-speed pursuit

A moped rider who led police on a dangerous chase through the streets has avoided jail.

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Liverpool Crown Court

Teen convicted of murdering pensioner with hammer

A teenager has been convicted of murdering a pensioner with a claw hammer.
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West End Road, near the scene of the shooting. Photo: Google

Police appeal after man shot in legs in Haydock

Police are appealing for information after a man was shot in the legs in what is believed to have been a targeted shooting in Haydock today.
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West End Road, Haydock. Photo: Google Maps

Man seriously injured after "shooting" in Haydock

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after what police are calling a "firearms incident" in Haydock.
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Picture: Lancashire Road Police

Arrest made after suspected stolen car is stopped in Preston

One person was 'detained' by police after a suspected stolen car was stopped in Preston earlier today.

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A CCTV image of the man who left cannabis behind at Rainhill Post Office

Police hunt man who left bags of cannabis in post office

An appeal has been issued to track down a man who left four bags of cannabis behind at a post office.
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Helen McCourt

Marie McCourt - I cannot rest until my daughter's body is found

Exactly 30 years ago today Helen McCourt went to work but never arrived home.
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Marie McCourt on the 30th anniversary of her daughter Helen's murder

A mother’s 30-year fight for closure

On Friday this week a special mass will be said to commemorate, almost to the hour, the 30th anniversary of the disappearance and murder of Helen McCourt.
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