Crime

  • Appeal after burglars target elderly Wilmslow resident

    Officers from Macclesfield CID are appealing for information following a burglary in Wilmslow. At around 7 pm on Tuesday (6 February) the victim, an elderly...

  • Congleton man charged with burglary

    Following an investigation Macclesfield Police have charged a 38-year-old man with burglary. Tony Heathcote from Redfern Avenue in Congleton was arrested following reports of suspicious...

  • Barry Bennell pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

    Former Crewe Alexandra coach, Barry Bennell, denied seven counts of indecent assault between 1981 and 1986 on a boy and one count of attempted buggery...

  • Flight ticket fraud

    Fraudsters are attempting to entice victims who are looking for cheap flights abroad. Victims have reported booking tickets via websites or a “popular” ticket broker,...

  • Speed awareness

    Let’s face it, we’re all prone to lapses in concentration – and as I get older – more than ever. I’ve been lucky so far,...

  • Thieves target elderly woman in Congleton

    Police are appealing for information after callous thieves targeted a vulnerable resident in Congleton. At around 2pm on Monday 5 February the elderly woman was...

  • Hate Crime Week

    Cheshire Constabulary is joining other North West police forces in raising awareness of hate crime this week. Held from Monday 5 February to Sunday 11...

  • Equipment taken from Brassington’s

    Following the closure of Brassingtons Bakery Ltd a quantity of bakery equipment and a delivery vehicle were illegally removed from the premises at 58 Brown...

  • Can we still rely on the police to protect us?

    If you’ve been told by a police officer that you’ve broken the law – with some reservations you might accept it. You may offer a...

  • Phantom debt fraud

    There has been an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves...

  • Eight in custody following drug raids in Congleton

    Eight people have been arrested by detectives after early morning drug raids took place on 1 February in Congleton and Merseyside. The raids were carried...

  • 75 drivers caught using their phones

    Over 75 drivers were caught using a mobile phone at the wheel, in Cheshire, during a national week of action. Officers from Cheshire Police were...

  • Man charged with abuse in Knutsford children’s home

    A Runcorn man has been charged with a number of non-recent sexual offences following an investigation by Cheshire Police into allegations of abuse at two...

  • Langley Land Rover wheel stolen

    A Land Rover Defender, parked in a driveway in Langley, has had the rear wheel removed. If anyone has witnessed any suspicious activity in regard...

  • Can you help find this escaped prisoner?

    Officers from Cheshire Police are appealing to the public to help locate an escaped prisoner. Joseph Grima was arrested by officers on Thursday 25 January....