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Five men arrested over attempted murder in a Skelmersdale

Three more men have been arrested by detectives investigating an attempted murder in Skelmersdale. Police were called around 1am on Thursday September 26 by the Ambulance Service after reports of a fire at a property in Waverley. Officers attended and a 48-year-old man was found at the scene with serious burns. He was taken to hospital and remains in a

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Local man who attempted two post office robberies jailed for five years

A 21-year-old male from Ormskirk was sentenced to five years in jail at Preston Crown Court. Adam Jones admitting to the offences of attempted robbery and two offences of possessing an imitation firearm in Ormskirk and Burscough earlier this year.  On July 19th 2019 between 3pm and 3.30pm a man wearing dark clothing entered the Post Office in County Road,

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Teenager pleads not guilty to murder in Parbold of Alex Davies

A teenager from Chorley has pleaded not guilty to murder following the death of 18-year-old Alex Davies in Parbold in May 2019. Police said that Alex, from Skelmersdale, had been stabbed and suffocated when his body was found in woodlands by a dog walker on Parbold Hill in May. The defendant, who cannot be named because of his age, entered

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A 20-year-old man has been charged after two attempted robberies at Post Offices. Detectives launched an investigation after the two attempted post office robberies on Friday, July 18th. The first happened between 3pm and 3:30pm when a man entered County Road post office and made a demand for money brandishing a firearm. He left the scene having failed to get

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Two local post offices targeted by man with firearm

Local detectives are appealing for information after two attempted post office robberies in West Lancashire. The first happened between 3pm and 3:30pm this afternoon (Friday, July 19th) when a white man wearing dark clothing entered County Road post office and made a demand for money brandishing a firearm. He left the scene having failed to steal anything. At around 4.10pm

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Teenager appears in Crown Court charged with the murder of Alex Davies

A 17-year-old from Chorley who has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Alex Davies, has appeared in Crown Court for the first time. The teenage boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, did not apply for bail during a 10-minute hearing at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday May 8th. Alex’s body was found in woodlands on Parbold Hill

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Parbold murder victim Alex Davies fund over £3000

A fund to help the parents of murdered teenager Alex Davies, who was found murdered in a wooded area near Parbold Hill on Wednesday 1st May has past £3000 The fund was set to £500 but is now over £3300. If you would like to donate, please go to https://www.facebook.com/donate/1285822428233179/?fundraiser_source=external_url While formal identification has yet to be carried out, the

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