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Local man who attempted two post office robberies jailed for five years

A 21-year-old male from Ormskirk was sentenced to five years in jail at Preston Crown Court. Adam Jones admitting to the offences of attempted robbery and two offences of possessing an imitation firearm in Ormskirk and Burscough earlier this year.  On July 19th 2019 between 3pm and 3.30pm a man wearing dark clothing entered the Post Office in County Road,

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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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Teenager pleads not guilty to murder in Parbold of Alex Davies

A teenager from Chorley has pleaded not guilty to murder following the death of 18-year-old Alex Davies in Parbold in May 2019. Police said that Alex, from Skelmersdale, had been stabbed and suffocated when his body was found in woodlands by a dog walker on Parbold Hill in May. The defendant, who cannot be named because of his age, entered

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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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Don’t let your summer holidays be ruined by a bike thief – ‘Lock it or lose it’ say police

Lancashire Police are informing cyclists about bike security #Lock it or lose it Last year over £1.8m of bicycles were stolen in Lancashire. Cyclists often make it easy for a thief to steal their bike by locking them inadequately or leaving them insecure. Bicycle theft IS preventable and there are steps you can take to stop it happening to you. 

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