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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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Police appeal for help in identifying couple who attacked women on Southport bus

Police are appealing for help from the public to identify these two people. They would like to speak to them regarding an incident on a Southport to Preston bus. On Wednesday, July 12th at around 7:10pm when a woman, 56 and her daughter, 39, were on the X2 Stagecoach bus. When it stopped near to the New Fleetwood Pub in

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Have you seen missing teenager from Burscough?

Lancashire Police are appealing for any information on a missing teenager from Burscough. Craig Warren, 18, from Burscough was last seen by a family member on Friday 17th August in the Waterloo area of Merseyside. Aside from Lancashire, he has links to Merseyside & North Wales. If you have seen him or can help, please call 01695 566010 urgently.

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