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Stockport police officer arrests anonymous man

16th April 2024 | By Thomas Why

Dramatic drop in Stockport crime due to neighbourhood team

Stockport has seen a huge drop in crime following the Neighbourhood Crime Team's operation over the past year.

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17th May 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

GMP seize Bentley car and other goods in suspected money laundering case

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of money laundering. The men, aged 50 and 48, were arrested on Tuesday 16 May after a lengthy investigation in two areas of North Manchester. Warrants were obtained to search four properties and seized goods included a Bentley car and money.

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29th April 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Laughing gas and off-road bikes the latest targets for GMP’s crackdown on anti-social behaviour

Greater Manchester Police have begun their crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Blackley through a new operation. The operation aims to tackle the laughing gas epidemic and the problems with off road bikes ruining green areas.

7th March 2023 | By Miles Cooke

Wife of missing Salford man pays tribute to “best buddy” following formal identification of husband’s remains

The wife of a Salford man has paid tribute to her husband after Greater Manchester Police confirmed that human remains discovered in Salford belong to...

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14th February 2023 | By Kate Gaetto

Two Greater Manchester Police officers banned for gross misconduct

Two former Trafford police officers have been banned from policing after disciplinary hearings held by Greater Manchester Police. The hearings stated that PCs Craig Grocott...


17th July 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Boy, 16, dies while swimming in Salford Quays with friends

Police have repeated warnings about swimming in open water following the death of a teenage boy on Saturday.  The 16 year old is believed to...


9th February 2022 | By David Smith

Police respond to deadly three weeks of knife crime by increasing stop and search powers

Greater Manchester Police have increased their stop and search powers after three fatal stabbings in three weeks.   Over the weekend police stopped and searched...


2nd February 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

‘Sadistic’ Oldham couple jailed after violent torture leaves ex-partner scarred for life

An Oldham man has been left scarred for life after the violent kidnapping and assault last summer

Police Cordon after terrorism arrests

30th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Deansgate ‘terrorism’ arrests trigger travel chaos in city centre for commuters

Two men arrested on suspicion of terror offences on Deansgate yesterday have been released without charge and police say they are treating the incident as irresponsible behaviour. Greater Manchester...

Police patrol student area

14th December 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Student Safe campaign aims to reduce student related crime

The years spent at university can be the more exciting, formative and inspiring time of anyone life. Whether it’s creating new relationships, developing independence or...


13th November 2018 | By Isaac Dixon

Campaign launched to make Fallowfield a safer place to live

Do you live in Fallowfield or know somebody that does? If so, you are probably aware of how unsafe the neighbourhood is. You have probably...


13th February 2018 | By nq_admin

Man arrested in murder investigation after woman’s body discovered in Ancoats flat

Police have launched an investigation after a woman was found dead in a flat in Ancoats. Shortly after 7.40am this morning, police were called to...


16th January 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Man assaulted by a gang of six men in the Northern Quarter jailed for a total of 18 years

Six men have been jailed for a total 18 years after violently assaulting a man in the Northern Quarter in February last year. Manchester Crown...

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16th January 2018 | By nq_admin

Three men jailed after beating man to death in Farnworth following argument

Three men have been jailed after beating a man to death in Farnworth following a dispute. Ian Bendall died in hospital five days after beaten...


16th January 2018 | By nq_admin

Man jailed after raping young woman in car she thought was a taxi

A man offered a young woman a lift home before locking her in his car and raping her, a court heard. Andrew Green, 44, of...


16th January 2018 | By Tom Brady

Middleton man jailed after breaking into family home while children slept

A Middleton man has been jailed after breaking into a family home during a burglary in Stockport. Matthew Tyner, 37, appeared at Minshull Street Crown...

The Detectives - Murder On The Street - BBC/Minnow Films/Will Morgan

10th January 2018 | By nq_admin

The Detectives director talks to Man Met students about filmmaking and true crime

Louise Malkinson, the producer/director of hit crime documentary The Detectives, came to Man Met to talk to criminology students about her work. Throughout her career, Louise Malkinson...


19th July 2016 | By nq_admin

MMU journalism student Miles Casey takes part in Exercise Triton

With Dove Stone reservoir collapsing following a sinkhole breach, GMP, along with the Environmental Agency and United Utilities, invited MMU journalism students to discuss the...


2nd March 2016 | By nq_admin

Nine year old’s bravery award for saving mother’s life

A nine-year-old girl has won a bravery award for phoning 999 after her mother suffered a seizure at the wheel on the motorway. Lily Barber...