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Skelmersdale man jailed after getting children to perform sexual acts online

A 28-year-old Skelmersdale man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison after admitting inciting children to perform sexual acts online. Mark Hughes, of Windrows, Skelmersdale, was jailed at Preston Crown Court on Thursday, April 11 2019. Police executed a warrant at Hughes’ address in September 2018 after information about suspected online sexual communication offences was provided by

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Police arrest teenager on suspicion of attempted murder in Skem

Detectives are investigating a serious assault that took place on Sunday February 10th in Skelmersdale. Paramedics and police were called shortly after 7am to a report of an incident at an address on Helmsdale. Emergency services attended and a 20-year-old man was found suffering from multiple stab injuries. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and has been taken

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Skelmersdale couple convicted of murder

A man and woman have been convicted of murder following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. The couple have been found guilty of murdering Eamon Brady in July 2018. Deborah Andrews, 44, of Elmstead, Skelmersdale, was found guilty of murdering Eamon Brady at Preston Crown Court on Friday, February 1 following a trial. William Vaill, 37, of Evington, Skelmersdale,

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Police release CCTV images after assault on woman in Ormskirk

Police were called around 2am on Friday January 18 to Ormskirk nightclub Alpine after reports of an altercation outside the venue in Railway Road. Two men were alleged to have been fighting when a 20-year-old woman was hit in the face with a bottle. The woman suffered a broken nose and cuts to her face. She was taken to Southport

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Police chase teenagers causing nuisance on motorbikes around Skelmersdale

Police responded to calls, Sunday January 13th, after reports that a group of teenagers on motorcycles were causing a nuisance and driving dangerously in and around Skelmersdale. Police offices traced them to Pimbo Industrial Estate where they attacked a police car with rocks and smashed a window. Thankfully no officers were injured. Whilst further colleagues were making their way to

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Police to stop and search people for weapons in Skem after stabbing

Police have put in place a Section 60 in Skelmersdale. This is in response to an incident reported in Ashurst last week when a male was stabbed and a further disturbance on Tanhouse Wednesday evening. A Section 60 notice enables police officers to search persons within the mapped area for weapons. This power removes the need for suspicion prior to

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