Bolton's 4 most wanted - July 30, 2014

The Bolton News:

10:05am Wednesday 30th July 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

Vicious attack on man with learning difficulties in Tyldesley

The Bolton News: Police - zxc

3:52pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A VICIOUS thug repeatedly hit a man with severe learning difficulties in the head with a metal bar in Tyldesley.

Ice cream man avoids jail after motorbike death crash

The Bolton News:

3:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN ice cream van driver has been told he will not face jail over the death of a motorcyclist.

Pervert facing jail after abusing two young girls in 1970s

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

3:12pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PAEDOPHILE has been warned he is likely to go to jail after he admitted historic sex offences against two girls.

Poacher warning as illegal pike fishing increases in Turton

The Bolton News: Oxford angler Tony Hallett with a handsome pike of 25.4.0 – but there are even bigger specimens in Farmoor

2:07pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

VILLAGERS and police are stepping up efforts to tackle poaching after an increase in illegal pike fishing in Turton.

Deputy police commissioner praises clean-up of troubled Campbell Court estate in Farnworth

The Bolton News:

1:38pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE deputy police commissioner praised work carried out on a Farnworth estate as being “a great example of neighbourhood policing”.

Family's emotional plea for witnesses as 'loveable giant' lies seriously ill in hospital

The Bolton News:

6:03pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE family of a dog walker described as a “loveable giant” have appealed for witnesses to come forward after he was brutally attacked in the street.

Racists scrawl anti-Islamic graffiti on Ironman route

The Bolton News:

8:04am Tuesday 29th July 2014

RACIST vandals scrawled anti-Islamic graffiti on part of the route used for Bolton’s Ironman event.

Woman found hanged in Breightmet

The Bolton News: Police - zxc

9:43pm Monday 28th July 2014

A 51-YEAR-OLD woman has been found hanged in Breightmet.

Dog walker still in coma after attack in Chorley Old Road

The Bolton News:

10:27am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A DOG walker attacked in the street is still fighting for his life.

Paedophile 'who invited teenagers to his house' avoids jail for sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

10:32am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FATHER has avoided jail after he touched up a teenager he had invited to his home.

Almost £15,000 fines handed out in metal theft crackdown

The Bolton News: Police launch metal theft crackdown

10:18am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FINES amounting to nearly £15,000 have been issued by police during a week-long crackdown on metal theft.

Family 'broke into flat with hammer and attacked woman as a team'

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:02am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FAMILY attacked a woman “as part of a team” and left her maliciously wounded, a court heard.

'Prat' jailed for mowing down police officer in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News: Gary Boote

5:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DRIVER has been jailed for mowing down a police officer and dragging him down the road on his bonnet.

Council investigates security breach after 'corrupt' banner draped on town hall

The Bolton News:

8:22pm Monday 28th July 2014

COUNCIL bosses are investigating a security breach after a protester climbed on to the roof of Bolton Town Hall.

Woman drove drunk 'after internet date went wrong'

The Bolton News: Blackburn Magistrates Court

8:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN crashed her car into four parked vehicles after an internet date went wrong, a court heard.

Brave customer pelted knife-wielding robber with water bottles

The Bolton News:

8:57am Monday 28th July 2014

A KNIFE-WIELDING masked robber was pelted with water bottles after he raided the same shop twice.

Cars found after two women attacked by carjackers in Horwich

The Bolton News: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

9:45am Saturday 26th July 2014

TWO cars stolen from women in terrifying carjacking attacks in Horwich have been found.

Plumber turns detective to catch thief

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A PLUMBER turned detective to catch the thief who stole tools from his van — when he recognised the description of the burglar and identified him as a former school pal.

Police crackdown on female genital mutilation

The Bolton News: GCC is a step closer to stopping female genital mutilation in the county

9:51am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE have held a week-long operation to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM).

11 guns handed in to police

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BOLTON’S gun amnesty has seen 11 firearms handed in to police.

Special school blighted by 'drug-using yobs who vandalise, urinate and climb on building'

The Bolton News: Birtenshaw Hall in Darwen Road, Bromley Cross

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A SCHOOL for disabled youngsters is being tormented by a gang of youths who vandalise the building, climb on the roof, urinate in the grounds and leave behind condoms and evidence of drug use.

Reveller left with brain haemorrhage after attack in Bolton town centre bar

The Bolton News:

5:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A REVELLER suffered a brain haemorrhage after being attacked in a town centre bar.

Murderer jailed for life for killing pregnant ex-girlfriend

The Bolton News:

4:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

A VIOLENT and controlling boyfriend has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 20 years in prison for murdering his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend.

Jealous former partner threw bottles at best mate after catching him kissing his ex

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

3:28pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MAN who punched, kicked and threw bottles at his best friend after he saw him kissing his ex-girlfriend has been jailed.

Knife-wielding robber stole teenage girl's bike

The Bolton News: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

12:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWO teenage girls were threatened at knifepoint by a robber who stole one of their bikes.

Police officer will not face charges after alleged punch at EDL and UAF rally, High Court rules

The Bolton News: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

4:57pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A DECISION not to make a senior police officer face gross misconduct charges for allegedly punching a demonstrator during a "frightening" outbreak of disorder in the streets in Bolton has been upheld by the High Court.

Boyfriend guilty of murdering pregnant Jayden Parkinson

The Bolton News:

4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BEN Blakeley has been found guilty of murdering 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson.

Cyclist 'stable' after De Havilland Way crash

The Bolton News:

12:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CYCLIST is said to be in a stable condition at Salford Royal Hospital after he was hit by a car near the Macron Stadium.

Great Lever man charged with attempted murder

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A 29-YEAR-OLD man charged with attempting to murder a woman in Great Lever is to appear at Manchester Crown Court.

St Helens road horror crash 'has changed community for the better', says campaigner

The Bolton News:

8:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

A COMMUNITY rocked by a horror crash has changed for the better since the incident, claims one of the organisers of a driving safety campaign.

Thug's sentence is 'a joke', says former paratrooper after he is blinded in one eye

The Bolton News:

8:41am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FORMER paratrooper does not feel safe in his own home after a thug blinded him in one eye in a vicious attack at a bus stop.

Review of major metal theft crackdown after undercover police 'lured scrap dealer into breaking law'

The Bolton News: Metal theft causes fewer rail delays in north Hampshire

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE case against a scrap metal firm has been thrown out of court after a judge ruled it was “lured into breaking the law” by undercover officers.

Man charged with Deane hit-and-run

The Bolton News:

2:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LEIGH man has been charged with a hit-and-run in Deane.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - July 23, 2014

The Bolton News:

9:39am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

Former mayor of Westhoughton accused of stealing thousands from elderly father

The Bolton News:

10:02am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Westhoughton mayor has appeared in court accused of stealing thousands of pounds from his elderly father.

UPDATED: Car crash in Crompton Way

The Bolton News: POLICE in Atherton want your help in tackling crime.

10:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOTORISTS escaped with only minor injuries after two cars crashed in Crompton Way.

VIDEO: Deane pensioner robbery features on Crimewatch

The Bolton News: Pensioner Jane Campbell, aged 79, after her ordeal.

2:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FOOTAGE of a pensioner being dragged to the ground during a robbery has been shown on BBC’s Crimewatch.

Mecca Bingo armed robbers still at large

The Bolton News:

11:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are still appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a Bolton bingo hall.

Ambulance crash driver still at large

The Bolton News:

11:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DRIVER who crashed head-on with an ambulance is still wanted by police.

Breightmet man charged with rape

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

11:01am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN has been charged with three counts of rape.

Kids help rid Kearsley of dog poo

The Bolton News:

9:43am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CHILDREN have got on board with a drive to rid dog fouling from Kearsley’s streets.

Man sent abusive texts and social media messages

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

9:26am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN who sent abusive text and social media messages has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Burglar stole retired police officer's medal and dead wife's jewellery

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BURGLAR who stole a retired police officer’s long service medal and his dead wife’s jewellery has been jailed.

Doctor who raped 11-year-old girl fails to clear his name

The Bolton News: Doctor Stephen Hamilton, who has been jailed for 18 years after being found guilty of raping an 11-year-old girl

4:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN Altincham doctor who raped and sexually assaulted a vulnerable 11-year-old girl has failed to clear his name.

Thug raped teenager at gunpoint after she didn't reply to his text message

The Bolton News:

1:44pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A RAPIST forced himself on a teenager at gunpoint after getting angry because she did not reply to his text message, a court heard.

Hit-and-run victim still critical after crash that threw him 50 feet along Wigan Road

The Bolton News:

1:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MAN who was thrown 50 feet after being hit by a car which was being pursued by police is still in a critical condition in hospital.

Gun shop boss facing jail for owning illegal modified revolver

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GUN shop owner has been warned he could be jailed for possessing an illegal firearm.

Father and son in court together after theft spree and 80mph chase through Bolton

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

8:44am Monday 21st July 2014

A FATHER and son have appeared in the dock together at Bolton Crown Court after a theft spree and an 80mph car chase through Bolton.

One year since crash that left community in shock

The Bolton News:

8:48am Monday 21st July 2014

ONE YEAR ago today a community was rocked by a horror crash that left a young boy fighting for his life and 10 other people hurt.

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