Category Archives: arrests

Police appeal for information after stabbing in Skelmersdale on Sunday

Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a 26-year-old male was stabbed. The incident happened at around 4:30pm on Sunday, November 11th. The victim was attacked with a knife on The Winsters, sustaining wounds to his knee, arm and torso. After the incident he made his way to the Premier Store on the same street, where they called for medical

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Four arrested after death of man in Skelmersdale

Police have arrested four men following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. Officers were called at around 5:30am this morning after a man, 34, had sadly been found dead in a house on Ivydale. His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination will take place in due course. DCI Zoe Russo from Lancashire’s Force

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Police make arrest after Concourse stabbing

On the morning of Thursday 20th September, Skelmersdale police officers arrested an 19-year-old male from the Liverpool Area. This was in connection with the stabbing outside the Concourse Shopping on 28th June 2018. As part of this arrest another 19-year-old male was also located who was wanted for a Prison Recall. On Friday 21st September police officers made a stop/search

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Teenager threatened with suspected firearm in Skelmersdale – Police appealing for info

Skelmersdale Police are appealing for information after a teenager was threatened with a suspected firearm in Skelmersdale. It happened at around 10:45pm last Friday (August 10th) when the victim, a 16-year-old local boy, was walking along Digmoor Road near to the fire station. He was approached by a teenage boy on an orange motorcycle and threatened with what looked like

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Stephen Hopkins has absconded from prison, have you seen him?

​Have you seen Stephen Hopkins? He absconded from HMP Kirkham yesterday (Monday August 6th). Hopkins, 33, was sentenced to six years with a four year extended licence for robbery in September 2015. He is white, 5ft 9ins, medium build with short brown hair, brown eyes and a scar to his left eyebrow. He also has a mole on his right

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Police arrest woman and girl after several incidents in Skelmersdale

Detectives have arrested two people in connection with several incidents in Skelmersdale. Police were called around 9pm yesterday (Tuesday, July 24) following reports of a robbery in Heathgate. A 19-year-old man was walking when he was approached by three females. One of the group demanded his phone before allegedly attempting to attack the victim with a wine bottle. It is

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Two charged with murder after death of man in Skelmersdale

Two people have been charged with murder after the death of a man in Skelmersdale on Saturday July 21st. Police were called to a report of a fire at a house on Elmridge at around 8.10am on Saturday. Eamon Brady who was 44-years-old was sadly found deceased inside the property. William Vaill, 36, of Evington, Skelmersdale and Deborah Andrews, 43,

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