This is the birkenhead.news weekly round-up of police activity in and around Wirral during the previous seven days.
A man who left a Wirral man to die following a collision on the M62 has been jailed.
Shaun Tinsley appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Wednesday 7 June where he was sentenced to 14 years reduced to 9 years 4 months for his early guilty plea and he will serve a minimum of 6 years 2 months before being considered for release from prison.
The 28-year-old of Deysbrook Way, Liverpool, had pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by driving while uninsured and causing death by driving while disqualified as well as failing to stop and failing to report the collision.
Police and partners in Moreton address Anti-Social Behaviour concerns
As part of their Community Engagement Week, officers dedicated to the Moreton area met with local Councillors, Magenta Housing, Wirral Council Anti-Social Behaviour Team, and Involve Northwest to conduct a Community door-knock in the area of Curlew Way and surrounding roads.
They discussed the residents’ current concerns regarding Anti-Social Behaviour and Crime and provided advice on how and when to report these issues.
Officers had plenty of positive feedback from the community and said that all issues raised will be followed up.
A 28-year-old man has been jailed for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl, following a British Transport Police investigation.
James Owen, of Poulton, had previously pleaded guilty to sexual assault by touching and was sentenced to two years on Wednesday 7 June at Liverpool Crown Court.
The court heard how, on Thursday 10 June 2021, the victim boarded a train at Bidston station with two friends.
Dogs Die in hot cars
Please don’t leave your four-legged friend in your vehicle during hot weather.
Dogs can overheat really quickly, even with a window open, and with access to water.
If you see a dog in distress call 999.
To view further information from the RSPCA please visit: https://www.rspca.org.uk/adviceandwelfare/pets/dogs/health/dogsinhotcars
Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a road traffic collision in Wirral on Sunday 4 June that has left a man with serious injuries.
At around 1.20pm, police received a report of a collision involving a white Vauxhall Corsa and a blue Yamaha motorcycle being driven on Liverpool Road in Thornton Hough.
Emergency services attended and the man riding the blue Yamaha motorcycle was taken to hospital.
Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old boy was threatened during a knifepoint robbery in Ellesmere Port.
Between 4:35pm and 4:45pm on Monday 5 June, a 17-year-old boy was walking along Brancepeth Court when he was approached by three unknown men who threatened the boy to hand over his headphones and other possessions on his person.
When the victim refused, the men produced knives and further threatened the victim.
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