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From the Crime Archives
3rd Feb A Glossop man has been charged with attempted murder after an alleged assault on a woman in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police were called to Sumners Place at 2.30am following reports that a woman had been attacked. Officers arrested Aaron Booth, 27, of Crosslands Close, Glossop, and he has now been charged with […]
11th Jan Thugs armed with an axe and a 12 inch knife raided a Tameside Post Office and threatened the owner before making off with cash and cigarettes. The incident happened at Hollingworth Village Store on Market Street shortly after Shaz Naz opened up at 5:30am. Shaz, 57, was sorting through the day’s papers when three men […]
3rd Jan Police are asking for information on the whereabouts of a vehicle stolen during a burglary in Simmondley. The bronze-coloured Peugeot 3008 with the registration number K40 KGH was taken from a home on Simmondley New Road between 10:00am and 10:27am on Thursday 3rd January. If you have any information on where the car may currently […]
3rd Jan Officers are appealing for witnesses after a substantial quantity of money was stolen from a cash delivery van on Boxing Day. The incident occurred at around 2pm outside the Next store in Wrens Nest Retail Park, Glossop. A cash delivery officer was confronted by a man in a black balaclava as he made his way […]
14th Dec Officers were called to a collision near Salter’s Brook Bridge on the A628 Woodhead Pass, just after 10pm on Wednesday, December 12. The collision involved two cars, a Mercedes E220 and a Ford Fiesta, with five people in the Fiesta requiring hospital treatment. One of the passengers, a 66-year-old woman, suffered serious injuries and is […]
29th Nov Derbyshire Constabulary has released footage that shows the moment two men attacked a police car with sledgehammers. Bravery Award: Masked men attack police car in Glossop, Derbyshire Watch the moment Glossop police officers came under attack by thugs armed with sledgehammers. Gepostet von Glossop Chronicle am Donnerstag, 29. November 2018 PC Martin Hodnett attempted to […]
20th Sep A Glossop business owner is appealing for information after roughly £100,000 worth of vintage watches were stolen from his office. Tony Wooderson, who owns Crystal Living in Brookfield found his workplace in ruin after thieves smashed the windows in order to gain entry to the office and safe in the early hours of Saturday morning. […]
24th Aug Animal rights charity PETA is offering a substantial reward for information after two hedgehogs were allegedly killed in Glossop this week. It’s believed the hedgehogs were set on fire sometime overnight between Tuesday August 21st and Wednesday August 22nd, within the rose garden area of Manor Park. Now, PETA are offering up to £2,000 for […]
9th Mar A man has received an additional jail term of three years for an attempted kidnap in 1977 which will be served consecutive to an existing 15 year sentence for historical abuse against two boys. John Hall, 70, of no fixed abode, was sentenced for the latest offence, against a third boy, at Minshull Street Crown […]
27th Feb Two men from Tameside have been jailed for more than a combined 30 years after robbing a Co-op Travel shop in Glossop, armed with machetes. The pair denied the offence in court despite bragging about their crimes on social media, with images of them drinking champagne in a hot tub. However, Karl Taylor (right), 40, […]