Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 18 November 2023

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

Man arrested and weapons and suspected Class A drugs seized in Birkenhead

A 27-year-old man has been arrested and Class A drugs and weapons seized as part of an ongoing operation to tackle county lines and organised crime in Wirral.

The force’s county lines taskforce, as part of Project Medusa, arrested the 27-year-old during an operation on Tuesday, 14 November.

Following a stop search of a man on Laird Street, Birkenhead, officers seized drugs, suspected to be cannabis, in his possession.

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Knife found during public area search

While conducting a public area search. Bebington Police Neighbourhood Team found this knife.

A statement said, “If this is yours, found today hidden in public, feel free to come and introduce yourself to my local Bebington Police Neighbourhood Team and we will be pleased to support future accommodation for you… 3 basic meals a day, hot drinks and very secure room. Simple life choices.”

Man sought following theft at Greasby Post Office

Detectives have issued a CCTV image of a man who could have information that may assist with enquiries following an alleged theft from Greasby Road Post Office in Wirral.

It was reported that at around 9.40am on Thursday, 5 October, that a man entered the post office and distracted the cashier. He then left the store with £400 he had stolen.

Extensive CCTV and witness enquiries have been conducted in the area, and detectives have now issued a CCTV image of a man they believe could assist in their investigation.

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Cloned vehicle recovered

During patrols in Bidston, Egremont, Seacombe, and Leasowe, Wirral Target Team searched a number of locations and recovered stolen items, drugs, a cloned vehicle, a stolen motorbike, and made a total of eight arrests.

Next of kin appeal – Gillian Taylor

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

Liverpool and Wirral Coroner’s Office is appealing for help to find the next of kin of a woman who has sadly died.

Gillian Taylor, aged 56, of Pemberton Road, Woodchurch, sadly died on 10 November. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.  

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Next of kin appeal – Aboubida Osman

Liverpool and Wirral Coroner’s Office is appealing for help to find the next of kin of a 55-year-old man who has sadly died.

Aboubida Osman of Palmer Villas, Egerton Park, Birkenhead sadly died on Tuesday, 14 November. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Anyone who can help the Coroner identify or trace any potential next of kin for Aboubida should call Katy Porter at Liverpool & Wirral Coroner’s Office on 0151 351 0040 or e-mail HMCoroner@Liverpool.gov.uk

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