Greater Manchester Police

Woman Dials 999 After Being Called Ugly

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

A woman rang Greater Manchester Police, using the same number people use to get hold of the emergency services in life and death situations, to compla...

90-Year-Old Dragged From The Street And Raped

PA | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

A 90-year-old woman has been dragged off the street and raped. The attack happened in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, as the pensioner walked to the ...

Jack Sommers

Double Standards? A Tale Of Two Police Racism Complaints

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

One police officer was accused of calling a man "a black bastard". Another was accused of racially abusing a black woman. The first was let off whe...

Complaining To Police About Racism? Forget It, Unless You're An Officer...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

Three of Britain's largest police forces have been criticised for "poor" handling of discrimination complaints, and being far more sympathetic to thos...

Police Officer Convicted After Sting Catches Him Stealing Pens

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

Two police officers have pleaded guilty to theft after being caught by their own force stealing in an undercover sting - although the more junior of t...

Public Warned About Convicted Killer

PA | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK

Police have warned the public to "be on their guard" as they hunt a convicted killer on the run from jail. Paul Maxwell, 49, disappeared while visi...

'RT If You Have Drugs'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

It's an unconventional way to snare criminals. An account manned by Greater Manchester Police invited followers: 'Do you live in Little Hulton o...

LOOK: That Is A Lot Of Dope...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

Police in Manchester have found a giant cannabis farm spread across two terraced houses containing £180,000 of the potent herb. The illicit operat...

Man Dies Moments After Smoking Legal High

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man has died moments after smoking a legal "herbal incense" called Psyclone. Greater Manchester Police have issued a warning over the product, w...

Are Thieves Marking Out Homes In Salford?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK

Burglars in Greater Manchester have found a sinister way to mark out potential targets, it has been reported. The Manchester Evening News said a se...

How Many Crimes Are Investigated By Police?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK

The boss of Britain's second-largest police force has admitted more than half of the crimes in his area are not investigated. Great Manchester chie...

Man Dies After Being Tasered

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

A man has died after police shot him with a Taser, Greater Manchester Police have said. The 23-year-old suffered a "medical episode" and died after...

Woman Found Murdered In Home In Salford

PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

A murder inquiry is under way after the body of a woman was found at her home. Linzi Ashton, 25, was discovered after police were called to a house...

Police Killer Cregan Will Die In Jail

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK

Cold-blooded killer Dale Cregan was told today he will die in prison for the murders of two unarmed policewomen and a father and son. Cregan, 30, d...

Cregan's Chilling 999 Call Revealed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK

Cold-blooded killer Dale Cregan calmly invented a 'crime' to lure two police officers to their deaths, a chilling recording has revealed. The fugit...

Dale Cregan Cleared Of Attempted Murder

PA | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK

Police killer Dale Cregan was cleared at Preston Crown Court today of a final count of attempted murder involving a grenade attack on Sharon Hark. ...

Dale Cregan In Double Prison Van Collision On Journey To Court 'Not A Prison Break' Say Police

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

A prison van carrying police murderer Dale Cregan has been involved in a collision on the way to court. The van carrying Cregan struck another pri...

Police Quash EDL's False 'Celebrations' Rumour

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK

PICTURED: The soldier killed in the attack has been named as Lee Rigby of 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers A police patrol was sent to Ol...

Eight Charged After Meow Meow Drug Raids

PA | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK

A businesswoman has been charged with drug dealing after the biggest ever police raids on suppliers of party drug meow meow. Former accountant and ...

Twelve Arrest In Meow Meow Drug Raid

PA | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK

Police have raided a suspected crime gang in the biggest operation to date to tackle dealing of party drug meow meow. Officers arrested 12 people b...

Police: Teenager Was Alone In House At The Time Of Dog Attack

Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

Police say there had been no previous reports of dangerous dogs at an address where a teenager was mauled to death. Jade Anderson died after the at...

(PICTURES) Manchester Crossbow Man Arrested

PA | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

A man with a crossbow at the centre of an armed siege has been arrested. Police negotiators were dispatched to resolve the incident in Trafford, Gr...

Police In Siege With Man Armed With Crossbow

PA | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

A man armed with a crossbow is at the centre of an armed siege, police have said. Police negotiators are working to resolve an ongoing incident in ...

Body Of Newborn Baby Found In Bolton

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

Updated 15 March 2013, 15:30, new details about the baby and police comments Police have appealed information about a mother whose newborn baby was...

WATCH: Man Goes Berserk With Knife On Petrol Station Forecourt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Police are hunting a man who went on the rampage with a large knife on a petrol station forecourt. He attacked cars and tried to climb in them, kic...