Merseyside Police weekly news round-up 16 April 2022

This is the weekly round-up of police activity in Merseyside during the last seven days.

Woman charged with murder of man in Everton

Merseyside Police has confirmed that a 30-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of a man in Everton.

Emma Walsh, of Lavan Close, Everton, was charged with the murder of 36-year-old Gary Morgan. 

Mr Morgan, who is from the Prescot area, was found with a puncture wound to the side of his body at around 11.30pm on Sunday 10 April. He was taken to hospital where he died a short time later.

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Arrest after driver ploughs into gravestones at Landican Cemetery

Merseyside Police has arrested a woman on suspicion of drink driving following a road traffic collision on Arrowe Park Road. 

At around 8.45pm, police received a report that the driver of a white Mini Countryman drove into several gravestones at Landican Cemetery.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service attended and safely removed the driver from the vehicle.

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Appeal following hate crime on Grove Street, Liverpool

Detectives investigating a hate crime in Liverpool last month have issued an image of a man they believe could have information to assist their enquiries. 

At around 3.20pm on Monday 21 March, police received a report that a male suspect racially abused and assaulted a man and woman on Grove Street, near the junction of Myrtle Street.

It was reported that the man and woman were travelling on electric scooters along Low Hill towards Grove Street when they were challenged by an unknown male. 

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Man armed with knife arrested following five-man brawl

Merseyside Police Officers have arrested two men following a disturbance at a bar in Waterloo on Wednesday 13 April.

At around 11pm it was reported that an altercation broke out at Parnells Bar on South Road involving five men and that one man was armed with a knife. No injuries were reported.

Officers attended and a 27-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

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Man seriously assaulted at Seaforth & Litherland station 

Officers investigating a serious assault at Seaforth & Litherland station are today releasing this CCTV image in connection with the incident.

At 6.35pm on Sunday 6 March a man noticed another man behaving threateningly towards a teenage boy. He challenged him and the man became verbally abusive towards him.

The man then assaulted him, punching him in the face and neck and tackling him to the floor. He repeatedly punched him and put his hands around his neck. He then left the scene after another passenger intervened.

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Postman robbed in Liverpool city centre during ‘cowardly attack’

Detectives have issued CCTV images of two men who could assist with their enquiries following a robbery in Liverpool city centre.

At around 4.45pm on Monday 28 March, it was reported that a postman was walking at the junction of Harrington Street and Dorans Lane having collected a quantity of high-value jewellery when a man assaulted him before making off with the postbag.

It is believed that the offender had been lying in wait, disguised in builders’ clothing and wearing a hard hat before the victim was targeted.

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Moped thugs steal bike in ‘nasty incident’ in Bromborough

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Bromborough on Saturday 9 April.

At around 5pm it was reported that a man was riding his bike along Ashfield Crescent when two males on a moped forced him to stop, assaulted him and stole his bike.

Both offenders who were wearing yellow helmets then rode off into the estate towards Bromborough Rake Train Station.

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Bootle man guilty of sending ‘grossly offensive’ message to MP

A man has pleaded guilty at Sefton Magistrates’ Court to sending a grossly offensive message to the Labour MP Dawn Butler.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said that John Fagan, 58, from Bootle, sent the message to Dawn Butler, MP for Brent in London, at 10.20pm on 13 July 2021.

The message was racist and offensive. Ms Butler was shocked at the messages and at the racist content that she felt was directed at her as she is black.

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Teens arrested after bricks and bottles thrown at Bootle Fair

Merseyside Police has arrested two people following a disturbance on Acorn Way, Bootle, on Monday 11 April. 

At around 8.05pm, police received a report that a female youth had been assaulted by a male youth at Bootle Fair. 

It was reported that security staff at the Fair ejected the male. Following this, it was reported that a large group of youths gathered outside the Fair to challenge security staff. 

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