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Merseyside Police can confirm Anthony Showers, 42 years of Clarendon Road, Anfield has been charged with the murders of Jade Natalie Hales and Karen Lyn Hales, who died following an incident in Cathedral Road, Anfield on Monday, 13 June.
He will appear at Sefton Magistrates Court today, Thursday, 16 June.
Merseyside Police would like to thank the...
At 12.53 today, police were called to a report of an incident on Market Street, Birstall, where a woman identified as Jo Cox MP had suffered serious injuries and is in a critical condition.
A man in his late 40s to early 50s nearby also suffered slight injuries.
Armed officers attended and a 52-year-old man was arrested in the area. There are no further...
Police in the Scottish Borders have arrested a man following the recovery of Class A drugs in Galashiels.
On Tuesday June 14, a warrant was an executed at a flat in the High Street.
A quantity of Diamorphine powder, with an estimated street value of £8000, was recovered.
The 28-year-old appeared at Jedburgh Sheriff Court today (Wednesday June 15).
A man has been jailed after drugs worth more than £15,000 were seized from his home in New Moston.
David Wilson of Blueberry Avenue, New Moston pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
Today, Wednesday 15 June 2016, he appeared at Manchester Crown Court, Crown Square, where he was sentenced to four years...
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following the rape a woman in Finchley.
The offence happened shortly after midnight Friday, 10 into Saturday, 11 June in Long Lane, N3 near the junction with Vines Avenue.
The victim – a woman in her 20s – was dragged from the street by an unknown man into a residential garden and attacked.
A man who stole his own barrister’s mobile phone has been convicted today, Monday 13 June.
Bobby Heath, 26 (28.4.1990) was found guilty in his absence at Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court of theft of a mobile phone at Bexley Magistrates’ Court on 1 May 2015.
On 1 May 2015, Heath had appeared at Bexley Magistrates’ Court for...
A man has been jailed in connection with the murder of his partner, Leanne Wall.
Today, Monday 13 June 2016, William Anthony Mack (23/09/1976) of no fixed abode was jailed for the murder of 36-year-old Leanne Wall at Manchester Crown Court, Crown Square.
Mack has been sentenced to life in prison to serve a minimum of 16 years.
On Friday 12 February...
Trident detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a double stabbing on Colindale on Friday night, 10 June.
Police were called at around 23:50hrs that night to a suspected fight in Heath Parade NW9, off Lanacre Avenue on the Graham Park Estate.
Around the same time a 16-year-old boy attended the front office at Colindale Police...
Police are appealing for assistance to trace a woman following an assault in Bethnal Green.
Aisha Bangs, 32, is being sought by officers following the attack on a woman in her 20s in the stairwell of flats in Ramsey Street, E2 at around 18:30hrs on Friday, 3 June.
Officers were called to the location following the attack.
The victim had just entered...
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a vicious assault at a nightclub in Bolton.
At around 2.30am on Thursday 19 May 2016, police were called to Levels Nightclub on Nelson Square, Bolton, following reports of an assault.
Having barged into the victim’s friend and spilling his drink, the offender then...
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death in Salford.
At around 7.45pm on Friday 10 June 2016, police were called to Hope Street at the junction with Great Clowes Street, Lower Broughton to reports of two men fighting.
When they attended the scene, officers discovered a 20-year-old man with a stab wound to his chest.
Merseyside Police can confirm a 49-year-old man has been charged and remanded in custody in relation to an offence of rape following an incident in New Ferry in the early hours of Sunday 5 June 2016.
Yassar Murat Ayuc, of no fixed abode, has been charged with two counts of rape and remanded in custody to appear at Wirral Magistrates Court this on Thursday,...
Two more men have been charged overnight with the murder of Aqib Mazhar on 1 June 2016.
Qamran Ahmed, 21, and Mohammed Quasim, 24, both of Staindale Drive, Aspley, are due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court this morning 8 June, 2016.
A third man, aged 24, who was also in police custody on suspicion of murder, has been bailed pending further...
A man who carried out an unprovoked knife attack at Leytonstone tube station has been found guilty of attempted murder.
Muhaydin Mire, 30 of Sansom Road, E11 was found guilty on Wednesday, 8 June of one count of attempted murder having previously pleaded guilty to four counts of attempted wounding following the incident on the evening of Saturday, 5...
Two men assaulted and stole alcohol from 29-year-old victim
Officers are investigating an assault which occurred at Courtenay Park, Newton Abbot and are appealing for information.
The incident occurred near to the entrance of the park at approx 8.30pm on Saturday 4th June, and saw two men assault and steal alcohol from a 29-year-old victim.
A woman has been charged in connection with images found at a care home in Middleton.
Shauna Higgins, of Eliot Walk, Middleton, has been charged with four counts of care worker ill-treating or wilfully neglecting an individual.
She has been bailed to appear at Bury and Rochdale Magistrates’ court on Friday 1 July 2016.
On Friday 22 January 2016, police...
Two men arrested following the murder of a man in Camden have been bailed.
A 21-year-old man and 19-year-old man were arrested on 2 June on suspicion of the murder of 37-year-old Romeo Nkansah. They have been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in late July.
Officers are still appealing for witnesses who were present in the run up to the murder...
Sentencing remarks of HH Judge Peter Rook QC Monday 6th June
You have pleaded guilty to as many as 71 sexual offences. It is very rare indeed that a judge has to sentence sexual offending by one person on such a scale as this.
23 young children have been victims of your offending. Of course they all have a statutory right to lifelong...
Around 2am on Sunday 29 May a woman was walking close to a pathway between East Road and Melrose Street in Lancaster.
As she started to walk down the pathway, a man ran out from behind a wall and punched her in the face, knocking her to the floor.
He then grabbed an Iphone 4 from her hand, injuring the victim’s finger, before a second man ran from behind...
A man has been charged with fatally shooting Abdi Gutale in Leyton.
Kingsley Harvey, 25 from Leytonstone. He appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 4 June and was remanded in custody to next appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 7 June.
He was arrested on Wednesday, 1 June in Barking.
Four other men arrested on suspicion...
A man has been sentenced for three sexual assaults aboard buses after being arrested by police ‘Super Recognisers’ at Camden Road station.
Ilhan Karatepe, 56, of Clarence Way, NW1, appeared at Blackfriars Crown Court today, Friday, 3 June, where he was sentenced for sexually assaulting three women as they travelled on buses.He was sentenced as follows:
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault in Camden.
At approximately 01:30hrs on Sunday, 15 May, the two male victims, who are both aged 19, were talking a woman whilst standing beneath the Camden Town blue railway bridge at Chalk Farm Road, NW1. One of the men accidentally spilt his drink on her.
Several minutes later,...
A police officer has been dismissed for a breach of the Met’s Standards of Behaviour.
PC Matthew Broome attached to Lambeth Borough has been dismissed following a hearing concluding on Thursday, 2 June.
The officer faced allegations that his conduct amounted to a breach of the Metropolitan Police Service’s Standards of Professional Behaviour in...
Police have released CCTV of a group of teenage boys they want to speak to about an assault and robbery outside a McDonalds restaurant in Liverpool.
The incident happened outside the McDonalds on Aigburth Road, close to its junction with Ullet Road and Dingle Lane.
The 16-year-old victim and his 14-year-old friend were cycling past when one member...
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