Greater Manchester Police

Man Dies After 'Walking' Across Motorway

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK

A man has died after being hit by several cars as walked on the M66 motorway in the early hours of Saturday morning. The man suffered fatal injuries a...

Eight-Year-Old Boy Fought Off Attempted Abduction After Woman Tried To Pull Him Into Car

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK

A woman tried to pull an eight-year-old boy into a car after luring him away from friends he was playing with at a public park, police have said. Grea...

'Horrific' Killing Of Rare-Breed Sees Crimewatch Feature Its First Dog Death Appeal

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.06.2016 | UK

A two-year-old dog who was strangled and dumped in a canal after being snatched from her home on Christmas Eve has become the first canine to feature ...

Man Re-Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Rochdale Imam

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.02.2016 | UK

A man has been re-arrested on suspicion of murder after a religious leader was killed while on his way home from a mosque in Rochdale earlier this mon...

Man Arrested After Imam Found Severely Injured In Children's Play Park Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of an imam who was found with serious head injuries while on his way home from even...

Appeal Launched To Find Sex Trafficker On The Loose - Two Years After He Fled

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

Police have launched an appeal for a human sex trafficker of no fixed abode almost two years after he failed to show at court after being granted bail...

Police Urge People To Shun 'Beggar', Now Everybody Wants To Help Him

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

Calls from police for a man who is "begging" to be shunned and reported to the authorities has led to an overwhelming surge of offers to help him inst...

Five Injured After Car Chase And Street Fight Involving Axe

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.01.2016 | UK

A man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in a mass street brawl that saw 10 people fight with weapons including an axe. He was one of fiv...

Two Men Blinded In 'Unprovoked' Chemical Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Two men were blinded and suffered facial burns following "unprovoked" chemical attacks in Greater Manchester. A 20-year-old man was attacked on Sat...

CCTV Catches Real-Life Grinches Stealing Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK

Police have released CCTV footage of a gang of real-life grinches, who stole 190 Christmas trees from Manchester shopkeepers hoping to sell them. F...

Tyson Fury Investigated By Police Over 'Hate Crime'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK

Tyson Fury's controversial comments about homosexuality are being investigated by police, following a complaint they received from a member of the pub...

Shetland Pony Left Traumatised After Being 'Sexually Abused'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

A Shetland pony has been left traumatised after being subjected to a horrific sexual assault. The Miniature Shetland breed was discovered "shaking ...

Student Dies After Falling From Halls Of Residence Block

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A young woman has died after she fell from a block of student flats in Manchester on Wednesday. The 20-year-old student at Salford University was p...

Police Snipers Pictured On Rooftops During Manchester Anti-Austerity March

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

Pictures have emerged showing police snipers on rooftops in Manchester yesterday overlooking the anti-austerity protest during the Tory Party conferen...

Man Demands Police To Send Him Back To Iran As He Is 'Bored Of Manchester'

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

A man who claimed to have been living illegally in the UK for a decade presented himself to police on Monday and asked to be sent back to Iran. Th...

Shooting Victim 'Was Former Mayor Candidate'

PA | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

A man shot dead at a house in what police described as a "targeted attack" is reported to be convicted criminal and former mayoral candidate Paul Mass...

Police Force Offers To 'Have A Word' With Drug Dealers In Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK

A local police force has become an unlikely viral hit after it offered to “have a word” with drug dealers should any “annoyed” customers be wi...

Schoolgirl Scares Off Attacker By Punching Him In The Face

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK

A 12-year-old schoolgirl scared off her would-be attacker by punching him in the face. She was walking along Moss Lane in Sale, Greater Manchester,...

The Moment A Driver Runs Over An 11-Year-Old And Just Drives Off

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

This CCTV shows the moment a driver hit an 11-year-old boy and simply drove off, leaving him slumped in the road. The driver did not even appear to...

Man Gives Girlfriend Worst Excuse Ever In Cunning Bid To Stay Out Drinking

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK

After scouring CCTV, homes and mobile phone records to track down a man who had been kidnapped, Manchester detectives were deeply unimpressed when the...

This Man Gave His Girlfriend The Worst Ever Excuse For Staying Out Partying

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

A man who told his girlfriend he had been kidnapped as an excuse to stay out partying sparked an overnight man-hunt, Greater Manchester Police said. ...

Man Sectioned Over Manchester Airport Plane Bomb Hoax

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

A man arrested after a suspected bomb hoax on a UK-bound flight has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, police said. The 47-year-old from t...

RAF Escorts Plane After Possible 'Device On Board'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

An incoming plane has been escorted into Manchester airport by the RAF, after a passenger apparently handed a note to crew members claiming to be carr...

Morrison Charged With Assaulting Two Women

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Sport

Ravel Morrison, the West Ham United forward, has been charged with assaulting two women, say Greater Manchester Police. The 21-year-old former Manc...

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...