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Staffordshire Police

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Staffordshire Police are appealing for information after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted by a small group of youths in Stoke-on-Trent last month. Officers were called to the Potteries Shopping Centre in Hanley, shortly after 9.30pm on 3 March following reports of disorder near Cineworld. The victim was approached by a group of boys who threatened […]

Staffordshire Police are appealing for information after a woman was threatened at knifepoint in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Officers were called to Audley Road, Chesterton, at 9.50 on Tuesday night.  A woman, who was walking her dog, was approached by two teenage boys between 9pm and 9.10pm.  She described being threatened at knifepoint by both boys and sustained […]

A man has been arrested after a number of refuse collectors were assaulted in Stoke-on-Trent last week. Staffordshire Police were first called at 11.18am last Tuesday to Fairhaven Grove in Birches Head following reports of violence. A male suspect assaulted a council worker and damaged a bin lorry. The victim, a man in his 50s, […]

Police are appealing for information after a man was seen acting suspiciously at around 9 o’clock last Saturday night on Tilery Lane in Blurton.  It was reported that a man had been seen following a female near to the Hem Heath public house.  He is described as white, aged in his late teens to early […]

A five month compliance period for Walleys Quarry to stop smell nuisance from the landfill site ended this week. Since the Abatement Notice was first served in August 2021 there has been a significant reduction in odours. Despite marked improvements in the overall situation the Borough Council is still closely monitoring the landfill site and […]

Work has started on a road resurfacing programme in part Hanley city centre. Sections of Albion Square will be resurfaced as part of efforts to improve the key transport route for shoppers and businesses.  The works will last for up to six weeks, will require the full closure of the carriageway within Albion Square. The […]

Staffordshire Police are warning motorists to not put their lives at risk by using a mobile phone while driving – after more than 950 drivers were prosecuted in Staffordshire for using a handheld mobile in 2022. The force’s #PhoneFree campaign has been launched following the latest statistics from the force revealing 959 drivers were prosecuted […]

Staffordshire Police are appealing for information following an assault in Newcastle-under-Lyme which resulted in a man sustaining a fractured jaw.  The victim, a man in his 20s, said he was assaulted in the Ironmarket area at just after 3am last Friday.  He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital by ambulance […]

Officers from Staffordshire Police have successfully closed a problem property in Newcastle-under-Lyme which had been linked to anti-social behaviour.  North Staffordshire Justice Centre ordered that the address on St Patricks Drive close from 1 February for three months.  It has since been securely boarded-up. The closure order was granted as a result of evidence submitted […]

Two men have been arrested after more than £30,000-worth of cars were stolen from a business in Newcastle-under-Lyme. At around 11.15am on Monday, a group of men forced their way into a car garage in Ashley, and then drove away in a number of stolen cars.   Local officers and police dogs started a search and […]