Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 8 April 2023

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

Conor Chapman pleads not guilty to murder of Elle Edwards

A man has denied the murder of Elle Edwards, who was shot at a Wallasey public house on Christmas Eve.

At approximately 11:50pm on December 24, while socializing with friends at the Lighthouse pub in Wallasey Village, the beautician aged 26 was fatally shot.

Merseyside Police said that Ms Edwards was not the intended target. Four men were also wounded.

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Police conduct traffic operation following complaints from residents

Officers from Team Wallasey conducted a traffic operation along Manor Drive, Upton, following complaints from residents of driving offences.

Numerous vehicles were stopped. Drivers were advised and tickets were issued where necessary. One male was also arrested.

Man charged with possession of knife following road rage incident in Wirral

On Thursday 6 April, a man was charged with possession of an offensive weapon, criminal damage and driving offences.

At around 5pm on Tuesday 4 April, Merseyside Police received a report of a road rage incident in Wirral and that a man was brandishing a meat cleaver.

Later that evening, officers were on patrol and stopped a vehicle in St Helens and Samson Evans, aged 30 years, of no fixed abode, was arrested.

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Man sentenced to nine years in prison for rape of Ukrainian woman in Neston park

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said that Jwamer Saygul, 24, of Neston, raped the woman in a park in Neston on 3 October 2022.

He had met the Ukrainian woman, who had fled to this country from the ongoing war, on a bus from Chester City centre.

He said he was keen to get to know her better and arranged to meet her in Neston. They went to a park and he tried to initiate sexual contact.

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Dispersal zone introduced in West Kirby

Merseyside Police has introduced a Dispersal Zone in West Kirby in response to an increase in reports of criminal and anti-social behaviour in the area.

The order runs until 2.59pm on Sunday 9 April.

Patrols will be stepped up in the area and officers from the Merseyside Police mounted section will be on hand to provide a visible presence and deal with any incidents.

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