Carl Abbott

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Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - February 1, 2017

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted suspects.<p>Saul Jones, aged 30, is wanted on recall to prison after …

Woman who kept 80 guinea pigs and two dogs in 'shocking' conditions loses appeal

A WOMAN who failed to meet the needs of 80 guinea pigs and two dogs which were living in ‘filthy, cramped conditions’ at her one bedroom flat has had …

'Boobgate' police chief who exposed breast and launched drunken tirade at colleague keeps £109,000-a-year job

A female police chief has escaped the sack after she launched a drunken tirade at a junior colleague about the size of her breasts.<p>Assistant Chief …

People sniff out a strange smell in town centre

WHO nose what the cause of the mysterious strange smell in parts of Bolton was yesterday?<p>That was the question on some people’s lips after their …

Raw chicken and mouldy cake at takeaway

TWO women were served raw chicken and mouldy cake by a takeaway.<p>Amy Warren and Kelly Carr were shocked when they tucked into the food from Yoloz …

Bra-wearing burglar groped sleeping man and stabbed him 19 times while dressed in the victim's wife's clothes

A BURGLAR carried out a “bizarre” attack in which he groped a sleeping man and stabbed him 19 times while dressed in the victim’s wife’s clothes, a …

Shock and sadness as staff members turn up for work at Wayne Walker meat shop to find business has closed

STAFF members at town centre meat shop Wayne Walker have been told they are out of a job this morning after the store suddenly shut down.<p>Workers were …

UPDATED/ PICTURES: Man Tasered after climbing on window ledge in police incident

A MAN was Tasered during a police stand-off which lasted more than five hours this morning.<p>The Taser ‘gun’ was deployed by officers outside a house …

999 call after Chinese food menu catches fire

A CHINESE food menu sparked a fire at a property in Bromley Cross.<p>Crews from Bolton were called to Turton Heights following reports of smoke coming …

Man's shock as he spots woman sat weeing on bus stop bench in broad daylight

A MAN told of his shock after popping out of work on his lunch break – and seeing a woman weeing on a bus stop bench.<p>Kurtis Chadwick, aged 27, …

Teenager fractures jaw and damages teeth in yet another 'coward punch' attack in town centre

A TEENAGER has been left badly injured after being punched by a stranger during a Boxing Day night out.<p>Blake Allsop, aged 18, was hit in Nelson …

Parishioners help police catch thief who stole church collection and stashed cash down his pants

PARISHIONERS helped trace a thief who stole a church’s retiring collection during a service.<p>Alfred Sloane, aged 39, carried out the theft after …

MOST WANTED SPECIAL: Do you recognise any of these 13 people?

A SPECIAL appeal has been launched urging readers to turn in more than a dozen wanted individuals.<p>All but one of the 13 people are sought by Bolton …

Crime

Dad caught with £92,000 of criminal cash in car took his 2 children along to handover

A DAD caught with almost £92,000 of criminal cash in his car took his two children along to a handover.<p>When arrested in Bolton by Revenue and Customs …

UPDATED: Man on mobility scooter falls into freezing fishing pond at 3am while chasing away thieves

A MAN using a mobility scooter had to be rescued by firefighters after he fell into a fishing pond.<p>Firefighters were sent to help the 43-year-old man …

Teenage yobs hurl abuse and obscenities at Father Christmas during sleigh parade

YOBS targeted Santa as he brought festive cheer to an estate’s children, forcing the sleigh parade to be cancelled.<p>The teenagers shouted obscenities, …

REVEALED: The 19 Bolton food outlets with a zero hygiene rating

THERE are 19 food outlets in Bolton with a zero food hygiene rating.<p>According to the Food Standards Agency the outlets with the lowest ratings – …

PICTURES/ VIDEOS Update 4.55pm: Road reopens after man scales roof of house and hurls tiles into street below

A MAN scaled the roof of a house in Bolton and started throwing slates and tiles on the street below.<p>Shepherd Cross Street, Halliwell, was closed and …

Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - July 6, 2016

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted suspects.<p>Wanted for questioning about a theft from motor vehicle in …

Racist spared jail after throwing knife at pub goers

A RACIST man hurled abuse, stones and a knife at a group of men standing outside a neighbouring pub.<p>Bolton Crown Court heard how Paul Bleakley and …

Jealous boyfriend jailed for smashing suspected love rival in head with hammer

A JEALOUS boyfriend has been jailed for more than four-and-a-half years after hitting a suspected love rival in the head with a hammer as he …

Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - December 14, 2016

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted suspects.<p>A warrant was issued for 29-year-old Vanda Evans for failing …

Man hurt after town centre fight

A FIGHT broke out in the town centre in the early hours of Christmas Eve.<p>It happened outside the former Downtown bar, Bradshawgate.<p>A man was punched …