Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 16 September 2023

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

Family pay tribute to man who died in Bromborough RTC

The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Bromborough on Sunday, 10 September have issued a tribute.

Aaron Limb, aged 35 was tragically killed in a collision at the junction of Hesketh Way and New Chester Road after it was reported that his motorbike had been in collision with a Citroen C3 Aircross car.

In a tribute, his family said, “Aaron was an amazing partner and Dad to 3 young kids, missed more than words can describe.”

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Arrest after woman assaulted with knife in Woodchurch

A man has been arrested after two people were assaulted on Saturday 9 September.

Just before 8.30pm, police received a report that a man had threatened a woman with a knife and assaulted her inside a house on the Meadow in Woodchurch.

The woman was left with bruises to her body after the attack.

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Pair sentenced following Moreton machete attack

A man and a woman have been jailed after a man was attacked with a machete which caused several wounds to his arm, hand and fingers in Moreton.

Rory Pearson, aged 34 of Beechwood was sentenced for seven years for wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and 16 months for threatening with an offensive weapon in a public place.

Chelsea Mighall, aged 35 of Bidston was sentenced to two years for wounding and inflicting grievous bodily harm and 30 weeks for dangerous driving. 

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Driver arrested after colliding with house and cars

A man was arrested following a road traffic collision in Greasby in the early hours of the morning of Wednesday 13 September.

At around 3.45am it was reported that a grey BMW being driven on Whitelands Meadow was in collision with a house, a lamp post, and four cars.

A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop following a damage only road traffic collision and driving while unfit through drink/drugs. He has been released under investigation.

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Man jailed for assaulting two police officers in Birkenhead

A man has been sentenced to two years and four months in prison after assaulting two police officers in Birkenhead.

Dominic Jordan, 37, of no fixed abode, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Wednesday 13 September and pleaded guilty to assaulting an emergency worker and assault.

On Wednesday 9 August 2023, Jordan locked himself inside a toilet in the reception area of the YMCA, on Whetstone Lane, and was abusive towards staff.

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Two arrests following serious assault in Rock Ferry

Two men have been arrested following a serious assault in Rock Ferry in the early hours of Saturday, 9 September, which has resulted in the victim sustaining serious injuries.

Response officers were on patrol in the Rock Ferry area when they heard screaming and shouting coming from the junction of Bebington Road and Birkett Road, they quickly made their way to the sound of the screaming where they saw three men and two women.

The men were fighting and when the officers arrived the group split up, one of the men fell to the floor and another man was caught and arrested. The third male was arrested soon after at a nearby address.

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Man jailed for breaching CBO

A Wirral man has been jailed for breaching his Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

Jack Roach, aged 20, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to two counts of breaching his CBO after being spotted committing the breaches by officers on foot patrol in the Woodchurch area on Friday 1 September.

The car he was a passenger in drove away and he was subsequently arrested on Thursday 7 September.

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Man charged following RTC that caused police car to burst into flames

Merseyside Police has charged a 24-year-old man following a road traffic collision between a Volkswagen Passat being driven on Woodchurch Road and a marked police car on Friday, 8 September.

Following the collision the police car caught fire. The two police officers inside the vehicle were able to get out with only minor injuries.

Niall Sinfield, of Claughton, has been charged with failing to stop after a road accident, driving a vehicle without due care and attention and failing to report an accident.

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Police chief vows to ‘double down’ on knife crime

Merseyside Police will “double down” on efforts to combat knife crime amid a spike in incidents and communities living in fear.

In the space of a week, six people across the region were stabbed in a series of incidents that led to a man losing his life and others being seriously injured.

During a scrutiny panel convened by Emily Spurrell, Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner, Assistant Chief Constable Jon Roy said despite knife crime coming down in previous years, communities can be left shaken by serious violence.

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