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Teenager sentenced to four years after pleading guilty to stabbing in Skelmersdale

A teenage boy has been sentenced to four years in a youth detention centre after admitting stabbing another teenager. The 16-year-old, who can’t be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife. The youth, from Skelmersdale, appeared at Preston Crown Court on Monday 4th February and was sentenced

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Local man jailed for child sex offences

A local man has been jailed for child sex offences following investigations by Lancashire Constabulary. Colin Mooney arranged online to carry out the sickening abuse but was arrested in May 2019 after turning up for a face to face meeting. Mooney, of Ormskirk Road, Skelmersdale, admitted offences of arranging and facilitating the commission of a child sex offence and attempting

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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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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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A 20-year-old man has been charged after two attempted robberies at Post Offices. Detectives launched an investigation after the two attempted post office robberies on Friday, July 18th. The first happened between 3pm and 3:30pm when a man entered County Road post office and made a demand for money brandishing a firearm. He left the scene having failed to get

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Skelmersdale man who stabbed friend 14 times in frenzied attack jailed

​A MAN who carried out a frenzied and unprovoked knife attack on his friend has been jailed for ten years. David Heaton stabbed Connor Horne with a kitchen knife multiple times at an address on Helmsdale in Skelmersdale. The man who led the investigation said were it not for the efforts of paramedics at the scene Mr Horne would have

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Teenager appears in Crown Court charged with the murder of Alex Davies

A 17-year-old from Chorley who has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Alex Davies, has appeared in Crown Court for the first time. The teenage boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, did not apply for bail during a 10-minute hearing at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday May 8th. Alex’s body was found in woodlands on Parbold Hill

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