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Police appeal for information about missing local teenager Tasharn AMU, last seen in Southport

Local Police Officers are currently seeking the whereabouts of a vulnerable child called Tasharn AMU. She was last seen in the Southport area but currently lives in West Lancashire. She was last seen on Friday 30th August at approximately 6.50pm, on Chapel Street, Southport. She does have links to the Greenwich area of London and police think she could have

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Transport police appeal after debris placed on local railway line

British Transport Police released images of three suspects after concrete debris was placed on a rail line in Lancashire.  The incident happened at 5.20pm on Wednesday 14 August on an area of tracks near Ridley Lane in Croston. It is the sixth time concrete debris has been placed on the tracks in the area. Placing items on the tracks is

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Thieves use sledgehammers to break into garage

Police were called on Sunday 11th August at around 7.05am to reports of a burglary at Halsall Garage in Halsall Road.  Around 12.30am on Sunday, a number of offenders broke into the building using sledgehammers. The thieves took a quantity of cigarettes, alcohol and cash before making off from the scene.  The garage was closed at the time of the

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Teenager chased by gang and stabbed in Skelmersdale

Section 60 powers were in place overnight after a teenager suffered stab wounds in Skelmersdale on Monday 29th July. Police were called at 5.20pm to reports a 17-year-old male had suffered wounds to his arm and legs. It is believed he had been chased from Bearncroft by a group of teenagers before he was attacked. The teenager has been taken

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Armed robbery at local farm sees man shot

Detectives have launched an investigation after a man was shot and firearms stolen during an armed robbery in Aughton. Police were called around 9.40pm on Sunday, July 28 to a report a man had been injured during a robbery at a farm on Back Lane. Officers, including armed police, attended the address and found the man, 65, had been shot

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Two local post offices targeted by man with firearm

Local detectives are appealing for information after two attempted post office robberies in West Lancashire. The first happened between 3pm and 3:30pm this afternoon (Friday, July 19th) when a white man wearing dark clothing entered County Road post office and made a demand for money brandishing a firearm. He left the scene having failed to steal anything. At around 4.10pm

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Police launch murder investigation after kidnapped and tortured man found in West Lancs

Detectives in West Midlands have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man three months after he was kidnapped from his Birmingham home, tortured and found in West Lancashire. CCTV released by West Midlands Police Polish national Tomasz Samel, aged 45, was taken from his home on Raleigh Close, Handsworth, in a white van by men police are now

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