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Schools will lead a £3.7m taskforce to tackle youth violence

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Liverpool has been chosen as one of the cities to receive targeted funding, which will support young vulnerable people who are at a risk of violence. The aim of the programme is to keep children engaged in education, attending lessons...
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Two suspects named in attempted murder case

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Two men, both aged 21, have been charged with the attempted murder of a man on the Wirral. Gunshots were fired at around 4pm on November 16 2019 at a petrol station in Birkenhead. Paramedics attended the scene after a man...

Croxteth man to serve four years for supplying drugs

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A man from Croxteth was jailed for a sentence of four years after he admitted to conspiracy to supply Class B drugs on the streets of Merseyside. Matthew Laite, 25, was due to appear in court yesterday Monday, December 6...
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Jury find boy, 15, guilty of Huyton murder

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A jury at Liverpool Crown Court found a teenager guilty of murder on Thursday December 2, but failed to agree a verdict on the second teenager involved. The guilty boy stabbed Connor Dockerty, 23, of Litherland at least four times,...
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Merseyside Police release image of wanted Wirral man

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Merseyside Police are appealing for a wanted man after he breached licence conditions. Jack Roach, 18, from the Wirral failed to attend a court hearing in relation to a breach of licence for affray. Roach is 5ft 6in tall, of slim...
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Merseyside Police appeal following knifepoint robbery in Sefton

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Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses following a knifepoint robbery in Sefton last week. A man went into The Sweet Joint on Linacre Road and threatened a member of staff with a knife last Saturday afternoon, He stole £200 from the...
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Boris Johnson visits Liverpool to launch new drug strategy

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited Liverpool for the first time since his election win in 2019 to detail the government's strategy to tackle drug crime and County Lines trafficking. He joined Merseyside officers on a County Lines drugs raid...

Liverpool group’s campaign against gender-based violence

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The United Nations has launched 16 days of action against gender-based violence as part of a campaign to improve the safety of women and girls Here in Liverpool, Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (RASA) Merseyside have begun their Orange Ribbon...

Liverpool MP’s mixed response to police chief over institutionalised racism

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Merseyside police chief Serena Kennedy has received a vote of confidence from one of the region’s MPs in her determination to address racial discrimination - but was warned that structural racism still exists in the force. Liverpool Riverside MP Kim...
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Merseyside Police appeal for information following Wirral sex assault

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Detectives are appealing for anyone with any information to come forward after a woman was sexually assaulted in Wallasey in the early hours of yesterday morning. The woman was uninjured but left shaken up by the incident. The assault took place...

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