Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 3 December 2022

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

Motorist crashes into man walking dog in Wallasey

Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle in Wallasey on Monday 28 November.

At around 3.15pm it was reported that a motorist driving a black Mercedes car had been involved in a collision with a pedestrian and his dog on Mill Lane.

The man in his 60s was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his leg and back.

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Boy struck by moped being ridden at high speed in Leasowe

Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a collision involving a teenage boy and a moped in Leasowe.

At around 7pm on Wednesday 16 November, a 14-year-old boy was crossing a road on Gardenside when he was hit by a moped which failed to stop at the scene.

The victim suffered a fractured wrist and was taken to hospital for treatment.

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Driver fails to stop following collision with pedestrian in Wallasey

Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Wallasey that left a person injured.

At around 8pm on Saturday 19 November, police received a report that a woman in her 60s was hit by a white car being driven on Wallasey Road.

The victim sustained injuries, including soreness and bruising to the body.

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Appeal following large scale disturbance in Birkenhead

Merseyside Police has issued images of several people who officers think may have information in connection with a large-scale disturbance in Birkenhead.

At around 4am on Sunday 6 November, police received a report of a fight on Conway Street between large groups of males, some using weapons.

The incident began when a group of males were gathered outside a bar and two individuals have started fighting.

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Wirral man sentenced for sexual activity with a child

A Wirral man has been sentenced to five years and one month in prison for sexual activity with a child.

Neil Rycroft, 48, of Moreton appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 29 November. He was also issued with a Lifetime Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO), Restraining Order and ordered to sign the Sex Offenders Register for life.

Rycroft was arrested on Thursday 26 May, the same day that the victim, a 15-year-old girl, reported the offence, which had taken place three days previously in Wirral.

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Man arrested as cash, drugs, and electric bike seized on Egremont prom

Police in Wirral have arrested a man after officers seized cash, large quantities of Class A and Class B Drugs and a suspected stolen E-Bike in Wirral.

On Tuesday 29 November at around 2:30pm, officers on plain clothes patrol, targeting those involved in bike robberies stopped a man riding an electric bike with his face covered after a short pursuit on Egremont Promenade.

Following a search of the individual, officers found cannabis, a set of car keys, and items suspected of being involved in the supply of drugs.

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Police presence at Wallasey Tunnel following man’s death

Merseyside Police officers were in attendance at the Wallasey Tunnel on Sunday 27 November, following the death of a man.

The man reportedly fell from the bridge on Wheatland Lane at around 5.05am, and officers commenced CPR when they arrived.

An ambulance took him to hospital where he was later sadly pronounced deceased.

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Man found dead in Saughall Massie identified

Merseyside Police officers assisted by Merseyside Search and Rescue can confirm that the body of the man found in Saughall Massie on Saturday 26 November is that of missing 80-year-old Alan Giles.

He has been formally identified and officers are supporting his family at this difficult time.

Alan was last seen on Friday 18 November at around 2pm at The Railway Public House on Birkenhead Road, Meols.

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Suspected stolen bicycle seized

This bike was seized earlier this week by Local Officers from Team Wallasey.

The bicycle is suspected to be stolen. If you recognise this bike please contact Constable Ford via A.Community.Hub.1@merseyside.police.uk

Proactive community policing team in week of action in Liscard and Wallasey

The Merseyside Police community policing team have been in Liscard and Wallasey this week to carry out a proactive policing operation to stamp out crime and anti-social behaviour as part of Operation Shepherrd.

Operation Shepherd is the annual Merseyside Police campaign to reduce crime and keep communities safe during the festive period.

During the week, police have been patrolling Liscard town centre and Central Park to disrupt criminality and protect those living in the area.

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Stolen vehicles recovered

Following a spate of Burglaries on the Noctorum estate, officers from Bebington Police Station were able to locate and recover and return three stolen vehicles to their owners.

A police spokesperson said, “Success like this can often only be achieved with your help – community intelligence.”

Anyone with information about a crime in their community can contact police by sending a DM to Merseyside Police Contact Centre, by calling 101, or by contacting crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 in an emergency.

Some images and information used with kind permission from Wirral Police/Merseyside Police.

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