From the Crime Archives
10th Jan Police in Oldham are asking the public to help them trace a man wanted on recall to prison. 48-year-old Adrian Harewood was released from prison in March 2015 after an eight-year sentence for GBH and possession of an imitation firearm with intention to cause fear. But, he has since breached the conditions of his licence […]
9th Jan Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man with links to Oldham. Benjamin Graham, 24, has been wanted by police since December 23rd in connection with an assault, damage to a vehicle and breach of a court order. Since finding out he is wanted, Graham hasn’t been seen. He is originally […]
8th Jan Thieves have broken into Oldham Foodbank stealing electronic equipment as well as cash and food. Manager, Lisa Leunig, said: “It was devastating to come in and see what happened, so heart wrenching for us. They had taken out a window in the back to get in.” Around £200 that was donated before Christmas was taken […]
27th Dec Written by Local Democracy Reporter Charlotte Green. A dedicated police team has been set up to tackle burglaries and robberies after a ‘crime wave’ hit businesses in Shaw. It was revealed at a meeting of Oldham’s full council meeting that a number of shops in the town centre have been broken into, with some being […]
24th Dec A woman had her car stolen at gunpoint following a crash in Oldham last week. The woman, in her 30s, was driving along Stannybrook Road in her grey Audi Q3 at around 11am on Wednesday December 19th, when a car believed to be a grey Fiat Bravo drove into the back of her. The Fiat […]
22nd Dec Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man died following an altercation in Uppermill last night. Officers were called to High Street shortly after 11.30pm to reports that a man had collapsed with head injuries. Emergency services attended and administered first aid to the man before he was rushed to hospital, where he sadly […]
18th Dec A dedicated police team has been set up to tackle burglaries and robberies after a ‘crime wave’ hit businesses in Shaw. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. It was revealed at a meeting of Oldham’s full council meeting that a number of shops in the town centre have been broken into, with some being targeted […]
13th Dec Officers have released photos of an elderly woman’s injuries following an incident in Chadderton. Shortly after 8.55pm on Tuesday 11 December 2018, 79-year-old Beryl Allsop had been out shopping and was returning to her car which was parked in the car park of Morrisons on Hollinwood Avenue. She was approached by a man who grabbed […]
12th Dec Police have launched an investigation after an elderly woman had her car stolen in Chadderton. Shortly after 8.55pm yesterday (Tuesday 11 December 2018) a 79-year-old woman who had been out shopping was returning to her car which was parked in the car park of Morrisons on Hollinwood Avenue. She was approached by a man who […]
12th Dec Police investigating a serious assault at a pub in Oldham have released images of two men they want to speak to in connection with the incident. Two men were drinking in the Royal Oak Hotel on Oldham Road, Failsworth at around 1.15am on October 13 when they were approached by a man not known to […]