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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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Ormskirk man charged with attempted murder

Ormskirk was shocked on Monday after finding out that a road closure was due to a suspected attempted murder. Police confirmed later on Monday that they had arrested a 62-year-old-man for suspected attempted murder. The incident saw Aughton Street closed for over three hours after a Citroen DS car mounted the pavement and rammed a female pedestrian. The woman, in

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Man arrested in Ormskirk on suspicion of attempted murder

Local Police were called Monday 23rd July after recieving reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Aughton Street, Ormskirk at 10.16am. The car – a Citroen DS3, mounted the pavement, colliding with the woman. The woman, in her 60s, suffered injuries to her lower body and has been taken to Aintree Hospital. Her injuries are not

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Police close road in Ormskirk

Local Police have closed part of Aughton Street after what appears to have been an incident near to the Queens Inn public house. Police have blocked off the road and are diverting traffic away and around the scene. We are getting reports that the Police may have arrested someone at the scene but we haven’t had this confirmed yet. We

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