Arrests in Worcestershire as part of national paedophile operation

Worcester News: STOP THE ABUSE: There is a disturbing increase in the sexual exploitation of children

3:14pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AN operation to track people suspected of sharing indecent images of children online has seen 10 people arrested in Worcestershire.

Brothers jailed after confessing to child sex attacks

Worcester News: Clive Milton was kailed for a total of 18 years

3:35pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

TWO sex fiend brothers who went to a Worcester church to "confess their sins" have been jailed for sex offences against children.

Woman assaulted at Worcester bar

Worcester News: West Mercia reveals future of our police stations

2:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A WOMAN was left with cuts and bruises after she was attacked by a man at a Worcester pub.

Police appeal over 'strange' number plate replacement

Worcester News: Drive to combat number plate thefts

6:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NUMBER plates have been stolen and replaced with other stolen plates during an incident police have called 'strange'.

PICTURES: Man arrested after armed police drama in Worcester

Worcester News: DRAMA: The incident in Rainbow Hill, Worcester

9:36am Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS is thought to be the moment a 42-year-old man was arrested following a dramatic hunt through Worcester involving armed police on Tuesday afternoon.

Horse owners beware: brazen thieves steal horse rugs near Worcester

Worcester News: Security guard attacked with metal bar in Malvern robbery

11:50am Wednesday 9th April 2014

BRAZEN thieves are taking horse rugs off the back of the animals, risking being seriously hurt and making the horses sick.

Attack leaves man with fractured skull

Worcester News: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

4:37pm Monday 31st March 2014

A MAN was left with a fractured skull after being attacked on the street.

Four jailed for "industrial scale" metal thefts

Worcester News: Teen robber jailed for 14 years after stabbing boy

4:18pm Monday 31st March 2014

FOUR men have been jailed for their part in an "industrial scale" criminal conspiracy to steal large amounts of metal from across the Midlands.

Woman left one-year-old son home alone to go out and deal drugs

Worcester News: Karen Niblett was jailed at Worcester Crown Court

11:10am Thursday 13th March 2014

A PREGNANT drug dealer has been jailed after she left her one-year-old son alone at her Worcester flat while she went out to sell drugs.

Drivers sought in sexual assault investigation

Worcester News: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

11:26am Wednesday 12th March 2014

TWO drivers who may have been witnesses to the repercussions of a sexual assault that happened n Evesham in 2012 are being sought by police.

Video: Hunt for man who tried to abduct woman

2:52pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

VIDEO: Police are hunting for a man who tried to abduct a woman in Worcester.

Woman fought back during knife attack

Worcester News: Police have appealed for witnesses following a robbery in Batford early this morning.

10:17am Tuesday 21st January 2014

A WOMAN fought back when a youth threatened her at knife point while she was walking through an alleyway in St Peter’s, Worcester.

Raiders make off with cash after betting shop robbery

Worcester News: The Ladbrokes, in St Martin's Quarter, Worcester, was raided on Tuesday

8:45am Thursday 16th January 2014

'ARMED' robbers raided a Worcester betting shop and made off with an unknown quantity of cash.

'I'm not lying' says woman accused of making up rape claim

Worcester News: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

7:24am Wednesday 15th January 2014

A WOMAN charged with lying about being raped and blaming her ex-boyfriend for the attack gave evidence yesterday and denied making up the incident.

Burglar who targeted more than 150 homes back behind bars

Worcester News: Prison Cell

10:00am Tuesday 14th January 2014

A SERIAL burglar who has broken into around 150 homes has been put back behind bars for another four years.

Driver banned after fleeing scene after crashing into a house

Worcester News: Consett Magistrates Court. GV

8:59am Tuesday 14th January 2014

A FATHER of two from Worcester who ran from the scene after causing up to £5,000 of damage by crashing into a house while on the way back from a funeral has been banned from driving.

PCC takes a break to fight cancer battle

Worcester News: West Mercia Police Commissioner Bill Longmore.

9:11am Tuesday 14th January 2014

WEST Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner Bill Longmore has revealed he is battling lung cancer.

Police make arrest over Malvern car firebombing

Worcester News: firebombed-cars.jpg

12:27pm Monday 13th January 2014

A PERSON has been arrested in connection with a firebomb attack which left cars in Malvern damaged.

Fall in drink-drivers caught during festive clampdown

Worcester News: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

11:15am Monday 13th January 2014

THE number of people who failed a breath test during the Christmas clampdown across the West Mercia region fell compared to 12 months ago.

Police set to make cuts to save £22 million

Worcester News: EXPENSES: Bill Longmore.

10:00am Friday 10th January 2014

WEST Mercia Police needs to make a further £22 million of cuts by 2019 – with residents asked to foot some of the bill through council tax rises.

'Woman lied when she said she was raped,' court hears

Worcester News: Six farcical days in the Old Bailey press box.

9:30am Friday 10th January 2014

A WOMAN lied to police and said her ex-boyfriend had raped her – when she had actually had a drunken threesome with two older men, a jury was told.

Serial thief given last chance after staying clean

Worcester News: Consett Magistrates Court. GV

1:50pm Friday 10th January 2014

A SERIAL thief has been granted one final chance to clean up her act after staying off drugs for almost a year and beginning volunteer work.

Drink-driver 'nearly fell out of car' when stopped, court hears

Worcester News: Consett Magistrates Court. GV

8:00pm Thursday 9th January 2014

A DRIVER who was more than three times the drink drive limit was so drunk he nearly fell out of his car when he was stopped by police in Warndon, Worcester.

Worcester orchard hit by second theft in a week

Worcester News: DEVASTATED: Volunteers after the first theft at Aconbury Orchard at the spot where one of the trees had been planted, from the left, Councillor Andy Roberts, Dan Robb, Jackie Craddock and Ray Harte.

4:40pm Thursday 9th January 2014

VOLUNTEERS behind a Worcester orchard have been left fuming after newly planted trees were stolen for the second time in a week.

Youths arrested after robbery

Worcester News: Lyndon Stein

2:13pm Thursday 9th January 2014

TWO youths have been arrested following the robbery of an off-licence in which a pellet gun was discharged.

Attempted robbery at Worcestershire petrol station

Worcester News: Security guard attacked with metal bar in Malvern robbery

1:36pm Thursday 9th January 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after three men attempted to rob a Kidderminster petrol station.

Thieves targeting 'richer pickings' in Worcester suburb

Worcester News: Car crime spree over last nine hours

11:57am Thursday 9th January 2014

PEOPLE living in a Worcester suburb have been warned to be on their guard against car crime “because they have more items worth stealing”.

Worcester judge says legal system is in "awful mess"

Worcester News: Man in court after Co-op robbery

11:44am Thursday 9th January 2014

A JUDGE in Worcester has said the justice system is an “awful mess” after frustrated city solicitors say they waited six months to get their hands on vital paperwork.

'Tablets have helped police officers tackle crime'

Worcester News: Police and crime panel chairman backs tablets for coppers

10:00am Thursday 9th January 2014

GIVING police officers iPad-style devices to keep them on the beat for longer is working, says the deputy police and crime commissioner.

New romance prompted thefts by bank worker

Worcester News: Catherine Finny, of Droitwich, stole almost £17,000

7:29am Tuesday 7th January 2014

A BANK worker who was keen to socialise with her new partner stole almost £17,000 from the bank she worked at to pay for it, a court has been told.

Police chase lands man in jail

Worcester News: Teen robber jailed for 14 years after stabbing boy

7:45am Monday 6th January 2014

POLICE were led on a high-speed chase around Pershore in the early hours by a 26-year-old man who committed a series of offences in 12 minutes.

Driver who left friend in a coma after crash jailed

Worcester News: Christopher Knowles will be sentenced on January 3 next year

12:51pm Monday 6th January 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD man who took his girlfriend’s car without permission and crashed on a drunken drive – badly injuring his best friend – has been jailed for 14 months.

Dad's 100mph police chase - with kids in the car

Worcester News: Jason Thomas fled the vehicle, leaving his children behind

7:27am Friday 3rd January 2014

VIDEO: A dad led police on a dangerous 100mph motorway chase with his three young children in the car. Watch the shocking chase footage.

Man ordered to sign sex offender register after flashing teen

Worcester News: Consett Magistrates Court. GV

9:39am Thursday 2nd January 2014

AN unemployed man from Worcester has been ordered to sign the sex offender register after admitting exposing himself to one teenage girl and sexually harassing two others.

On patrol as police help revellers enjoy night out

Worcester News: Insp Steph Brighton and new landlord of The Kings Head in Upton, Alastair King

11:00am Friday 27th December 2013

WHILE many were spending the last Friday night before Christmas enjoying themselves, reporter IAN CRAIG was out and about patrolling Malvern and Upton with West Mercia Police Inspector Steph Brighton and Constable Sue Parr.

Men sentenced to more than 34 years in jail for prisoner escape

Worcester News: HMP Hewell in Tardebigge

2:10pm Thursday 26th December 2013

SEVEN men have been sentenced to more than 34 years in jail for helping a prisoner break free from a prison van outised HMP Hewell.

Head’s shock after drug house bust near school

2:40pm Sunday 22nd December 2013

A HEADTEACHER has spoken of his shock at the discovery of a crack house just yards from the school gates.

Romance that began on web became sour

Worcester News: -

4:20pm Thursday 19th December 2013

A VOLATILE relationship which started on Facebook ended with a man pleading guilty to harassment.

‘Hard working man’ caught in drug deal

Worcester News: Three teenagers are due to appear in court.

2:30pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

AN off-duty police officer called in back-up when he believed he witnessed a young man dealing drugs from his car, a court was told.

Police to clamp down on Christmas drunks in Worcester

Worcester News: Police discover 200 cannabis plants in Rickmansworth house

9:00am Tuesday 17th December 2013

POLICE patrols are being stepped up in Worcester to combat drunken disorder during the Christmas period.

Worcester City fan charged over flare and assault claims

Worcester News: The flare on the pitch at St. Mary's during the FA Cup match between Saints and Chelsea in January 2013

6:00am Tuesday 17th December 2013

A WORCESTER City fan suspected of lighting a flare while watching his team before he allegedly assaulted two stewards trying to eject him, faces a club ban if he is convicted of the crimes, the club says.

Virtual house shows weakspots targeted by criminals

Worcester News: The virtual house shows potential crime weakspots

8:17am Friday 13th December 2013

A VIRTUAL house has been created by the police to show Worcestershire people where their homes may be vulnerable to burglars.

Police swoop to close crack house just yards from a school

Worcester News: Police in Malvern have closed the house using a court order

8:02am Thursday 12th December 2013

POLICE swooped on a flat in a quiet residential street to close a suspected crack house – just yards away from the gates of a primary school.

Man jailed for stabbing ex-lover in front of their child

Worcester News: Andre Smith was jailed for 15 years for the stabbing in Kidderminster

4:05pm Monday 9th December 2013

A JEALOUS ex-boyfriend repeatedly stabbed his pregnant former partner in a “frenzied attack” as their terrified four-year-old son screamed at him to stop.

'I scammed the scammers' says cyber expert

Worcester News: COUNTER-ATTACK: Dale Pearson of Pershore-based Subliminal Hacking, who turned the tables on hackers. Picture by Jonathan Barry. (4913466901)

6:00am Monday 9th December 2013

VIDEO: A Worcestershire man conned a team of cyber scammers into revealing its process of hacking into an unsuspecting person’s computer when they called him up asking for money.

Road rage man smashed windscreen with axe

Worcester News: AXE MAN: Alexander Scholes

7:30am Saturday 7th December 2013

AN axe-wielding passenger leapt out of his car and launched an attack on a van after he thought the driver had cut him up in a road rage incident, a court was told.

Jail for cannabis farmer who was "living outside the law" in Whitbourne

Worcester News: The small holding at Whitbourne where police discovered a cannabis farm

5:04pm Thursday 5th December 2013

CANNABIS farmer and gun enthusiast Malcolm White, who was "living outside the law" in a village near Worcester, has been jailed for seven years.

Farmer who shot burglar cleared of wounding

Worcester News: ACCUSED: Malcolm White, left, whose house in Whitbourne was the target of an attempted burglary.

8:38am Thursday 5th December 2013

THE cannabis farmer who defended his home by shooting a burglar in the leg has been cleared at Worcester Crown Court of wounding.

Jail for man who slashed ex-girlfriend across the face

Worcester News: Jealous ex-lover gets 16 years after he slashed and disfigured his former girlfriend when he found her kissing another man

6:21pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

A JEALOUS lover who slashed his ex-girlfriend across the face with a knife after finding her kissing another man has been jailed for 16 years.

iPad thefts will set kids back 10 weeks

Worcester News:

7:00am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

YOUNGSTERS being given a sporting chance by Worcester Warriors have lost all their work after opportunist thieves struck the club.



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