Wirral Police news round-up for week-ending 4 December 2021

This is the birkenhead.news weekly round-up of police activity in and around Wirral during the previous seven days.

Police arrest two after Bromborough stabbing

Merseyside Police has arrested two men following a stabbing in Bromborough on the afternoon of Sunday 28 November.

At 1.55pm, emergency services were called to Croft Retail Park, to reports of a man in his 30s being stabbed inside Everlast Fitness Centre. The victim has been taken to hospital for assessment. 

Following enquiries, armed police stopped a vehicle and have detained two men on suspicion of Section 18 wounding.

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Appeal following sex assault in Wallasey

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of sexual assault in Wallasey in the early hours of Monday 29 November. 

At around 1.10am, a woman alleged that she was touched inappropriately as she was walking along Greenheys Road. The man ran off towards Parkfield Drive when disturbed by a dog walker. 

The suspect is described as 5ft 9in and in his 40s or early 50s with dark grey hair and medium to large build. 

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Section 60 introduced in Birkenhead, Noctorum, and Beechwood

Merseyside Police introduced a Section 60 in the Birkenhead, Noctorum and Beechwood area on Tuesday 30 November following recent incidents of violence in the area.

The order ran from 4pm on Tuesday until 6am on Wednesday 1 December and extra officers were in the area to provide a visible presence and deal with any incidents. 

The Section 60 covered the area bounded in the map and included: the boundary of A552 to the M53 Junction, M53 Motorway to the junction of A5139, A5139 to the Dock Road, Dock Road to the Seacombe waterfront, Seacombe waterfront to the A552 and all streets and locations found within these boundaries.


Two arrests following Wallasey stabbing

Merseyside Police has arrested two men after a man was stabbed in Wirral.

At around 4.50am on Wednesday 24 November 2021 a man in his 20s was found with stab wounds on Union Street in Wallasey.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries but has since been discharged following treatment.

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Cycling boy knocked off bike by driver in Liscard

A driver knocked a young cyclist off his bike on Seaview Road in Liscard, near to the Kwik Fit garage.

The driver of a black Mini or SUV was in collision with the boy who received treatment for his injuries at the scene. The driver of the vehicle left the scene.

The boy’s age is currently to be confirmed and his injuries were assessed at hospital. The extent of the boy’s injuries is unknown.

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Wirral man jailed for 16 years in Encrochat drugs sting

A Wirral man has been jailed after being identified using a photo he took of his own hand holding a bag of drugs. 

George Marsh of Birkenhead was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court to 16 years imprisonment.  

In September he had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine, cannabis and ketamine at Liverpool Crown Court.  

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CCTV appeal following £12k cash robbery at Co-op in Hoylake

Detectives have issued CCTV images of a man who could assist with their enquiries following a burglary at a food store in Wirral. 

Between 10.10pm and 10.45pm on Monday, 25 October, the Co-op store on Market Street in Hoylake was broken into and a man made off with £12,000 in cash.

CCTV and witness enquiries are ongoing to identify the offender, and detectives have issued images of a man they believe could assist with their investigation. 

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Ava’s dad makes statement

The dad of Ava White has today, Friday 3 December, issued a statement.

At around 8.39pm, on Thursday 24 November, police officers were called to reports of an assault in the area of Church Alley. When officers arrived they discovered that Ava, who had been with friends, collapsed on the ground and a member of the public who witnessed the incident was giving first aid.

Paramedics attended the scene and Ava was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, where sadly she died a short time later despite the best efforts of medical staff. 

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