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Crime

BLAZE: The scene in Dingle Walk on Wednesday morning

Man charged with arson after house fire

Bolton man charged with drugs conspiracy after dawn raids

Deane man charged with drugs conspiracy after dawn raids

WANTED: Paul Foulkes

Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

COURT: Man jailed after kicking pregnant woman in the stomach

Little Hulton thug jailed after kicking pregnant woman in the stomach

TRIAL: Mohammed Ali was inspired to buy the poison on the dark web by the hit television show Breaking Bad, an Old Bailey jury heard. Pictured are the show's actors Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul

Breaking Bad fan had 'careful plan' to buy deadly ricin poison, court heard

Picture from PA

Paul Massey murder: Police trying to trace teenage girl seen at bus stop who may have witnessed shooting

Valentine's Day Deane arsonist has jail term increased by 12 months

Valentine's Day Deane arsonist has jail term increased by 12 months

MOVED: Leyanne Bromley, holding the phone showing the fundraising page, with mum Kath Connor and friend Shelley Breen

Kindhearted strangers donate in droves to fundraising page set up for robbed gran, 91

Man arrested after reports dog walker exposed his boxer shorts to woman

Man arrested after reports dog walker exposed his boxer shorts to woman

JAILED: Raymond Dallimore

JAILED: Businessman who organised terrifying raid on his elderly uncle's home

SHOOTING: Road closure

UPDATED: Murder investigation launched after father-of-five Paul Massey shot dead

COURT: Steven Hare previously pictured outside Bolton Crown Court

Tory club former treasurer to sell home after theft

BRUTAL: A still from the CCTV footage

VIDEO: Victim left unconscious after being repeatedly kicked and punched in 'brutal' attack

GUILTY: Paul Holt, son of Rev Wendy Oliver

Diocese of Manchester 'looking into implications' of vicar's son's indecent images conviction

12 police officers and 5 PCSOs convicted of crimes since 2012

Revealed: 12 GMP police officers and 5 PCSOs convicted of crimes since 2012

BLAZE: Ellesmere Street, Little Hulton

Teenagers forced to flee Little Hulton house after arson attack

PICTURED: Designer watches allegedly stolen by Bolton men jewellers armed robbery

PICTURED: Designer watches allegedly stolen by Bolton men in jewellers armed robbery

Missing: John Freeman

Police hunt for missing Breightmet man

SCENE: The path where Mrs Walsh was attacked near Moor Lane

'I won't let vicious mugging stop me going out' says brave gran, 91

CASE: Bolton Crown Court

Teenage girl 'raped by member of the army' after meeting at Westhoughton youth club, court told

WRONGED: Luke Entwistle

'My life has been ruined': Man cleared of rape loses all his hair and now taking anti-depressants

TRIAL: The Old Bailey in London

Dad ordered enough deadly poison to kill 1,400 people on the 'dark web' then tried to find a rabbit or chinchilla to test it on

The sign in Nelson Square

Police probing incident when teenager was run over by taxi erect appeal sign at scene in Nelson Square

SUPPORT: PCSOs Bhav Jhala and Helen Thoburn with guest speakers Professor Rita Jordan and Ros Blackburn

Police urge increased reporting of disabled hate crime

JAILED: Anthony Fearn

Bungling shoplifters jailed after raiding second store just 25 days after appearing in court over a botched supermarket raid

Paul Holt outside Bolton Crown Court

Son of Harwood vicar who downloaded thousands of indecent images caught after investigation by Canadian police

Mytham Road, Little Lever

UPDATED: 12-year-old suffers 'broken leg' after falling off community centre roof in Little Lever

SENTENCE: Bolton Crown Court

Thug avoids jail for bottle attack — after getting anger management counselling

Moor Lane, close to where the attack occurred. Image: Google Maps.

91-year-old punched in the face and robbed by young woman in Bolton town centre

SENTENCE: Bolton Crown Court

Warehouse worker stole returned kitchen goods from his employer then sold them on eBay

A suspect is arrested at a house in Heaton

UPDATED: Two arrested as police search six houses in swoop on Bolton armed robbery gangs

SCENE: Police at the Aldi Supermarket, Trinity Street, Bolton.

Police 'doing all they can' to catch robbery gangs and prevent further raids

Ainsley Boothe

Police hunt pair wanted for assault in Stoneclough

CASE: Bolton Crown Court

Wealthy property developer 'threatened to burn down friend's house' over an unpaid debt, court told

Westhoughton man charged over armed robbery at jeweller's in Blackburn

UPDATED: Two more Bolton men arrested over Blackburn robbery after Westhoughton man charged

Bolton Crown Court

Driver who left motorcyclist with 'life-changing' injuries found guilty of dangerous driving

NOT GUILTY: Jonathon Brown

NOT GUILTY: Man cleared of raping child after jury takes just 10 minutes to reach verdict

CASE: Brawl man in court

Halliwell man who became involved in betting shop brawl ordered to carry out unpaid work

In the Dock: Our regular round up of people who have appeared in Bolton's courts

In the dock: 5 people from Bolton who have appeared in court

Crime rise in region prompts calls to PM to stop 'chipping away' at police service

Crime rise in region prompts calls to PM to stop 'chipping away' at police service

POLICE: One of the arrested men is led to a police van

First arrests in Bolton over suspected haul of African drug khat

WANTED: Ashley Dalley

Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - Wednesday, July 15, 2015

VANDAL ATTACK: Damage caused to Kearsley West School by vandals

Yobs trash £10,000 school playground

ARRESTS: Three men were caught by police in Bolton on Monday

Two Bolton men among three arrested in connection with armed robbery in Blackburn

POLICE: Pair sent back to prison after appeal

Pair of suspects back in prison

Cannabis farm worth up to £200,000 sniffed out in Great Lever

Cannabis farm worth up to £200,000 sniffed out in Great Lever

WINNING TEAM: Captain Danny Pugh lifts the trophy

Cops win football tournament held in memory of murdered colleague

RAID: Asda in Daubhill

UPDATED: Men with sledgehammers steal 'tens of thousands of pounds' in Asda raid

Picture: Google Maps

Bradshawgate hit and run suspect traced and quizzed by police

HOAX CALL: Queens Park

Police warning after hoax caller reports woman drowning in Bolton park

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