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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 find body in hunt for husband of stabbing victim

POLICE searching for wanted man John Cowley have found a body. At shortly after 11:30am on Thursday 18th October, officers found a body in a lake off Moody Lane in Mawdesley. Formal identification is yet to take place, but sadly it is believed to be that of Mr Cowley, 63. Police had been looking for him in connection with an

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Police appeal for information after double stabbing in Skelmersdale

Detectives in Skelmersdale are appealing for information after two men were stabbed late on Wednesday evening. The stabbing happened at about 10.45pm on Wednesday, October 10th, at the junction of Birch Green Road and Ferndale. Three men and two women approached two local men aged 27 and 17, and assaulted them. The older victim suffered a punctured lung and the

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Merseyside Police looking for boy last seen on Monday 24th September

Merseyside Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September. 15-year-old Liam Hawkes was last seen at 12.30pm in Houlston Road, Kirkby. He is known to frequent the areas of Kirkby, Ormskirk and Morcambe in Lancashire. Liam is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, of slim build, with a dark brown hair,

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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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Police looking for two brave lads who found body of woman in woodland in Skelmersdale

Lancashire Police are trying to trace two young boys who found the body of a woman in woodland in Skelmersdale. It is believed the boys – thought to be around 10 years old – were cycling close to Lathom High School on Summer Street at around 3pm Sunday 9th September when they saw the woman. They alerted a nearby walker

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