Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 13 April 2024

This is the Birkenhead News round-up of police and crime news in and around Wirral during the previous seven days.

Member of public restrains man armed with knife in robbery attempt at Seacombe shop

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of robbery following an incident at a Seacombe shop on Tuesday, 9 April.

At around 3.30pm, a man reportedly walked into Bargain Booze on Brighton Street and made threats with a knife, demanding cash. 

The man was restrained by a customer in the store, and detained by officers. Nobody was injured.

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Birkenhead pub’s licence suspended following ‘firearms incident’

A Birkenhead pub has had its licence suspended after police said it was “associated with serious crime and disorder”.

Monkey’s Nuts at 68 Market Street in Birkenhead is having its licence reviewed by Wirral Council after the local authority received an application by Merseyside Police. A first stage hearing took place on 4 April at Birkenhead Town Hall but was not held in public.

At the hearing, the council immediately suspended the licence ahead of a second meeting on 30 April. Any member of the public can make representations on the review by 16 April.

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Bicycle stolen in Birkenhead

Wirral officers are investigating the theft of an electric bicycle from Connaught Way, Birkenhead.

This was stolen on Tuesday, 9 April, at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon.

If you witnessed the theft or have seen this bike within the community, please contact Merseyside Police quoting 24000325783.

Man seriously injured in Seacombe burglary

Detectives are appealing for information after a burglary in Seacombe which left a man with serious injuries to his face.

At around 4.20pm on Monday, 25 March, it was reported that a 68-year-old man was seriously injured at an address on Stanley Close, after he answered his front door to two men who attacked him.

The victim was taken to hospital with a broken jaw, cheekbone, and eye socket as a result of the attack. No items were stolen during the incident. 

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Next of kin appeal – Stephen Daniels

Can you help trace the next-of-kin of a person from Wirral who has passed away?

Stephen Daniels, aged 66, sadly passed away on Friday, 5 April, at his home address in Wallasey Village. There were no suspicious circumstances.

Merseyside Police has carried out extensive enquiries to find Stephen’s next of kin and are now appealing to anyone who has any information to contact the Coroner’s Office.

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