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A man is due to appear in court charged with the murder of a 32-year-old man in Birkenhead.
The ambulance service was called to Whetstone Lane in Birkenhead, Merseyside, at about 2.40pm on Friday.
Ian Maddocks was taken to hospital with a number of injuries and was pronounced dead less than a hour later.
Doug Plumpton, 26, of Whetstone, Lane, Birkenhead was charged with his murder over the Easter weekend.
He was remanded in custody to appear at South Sefton Magistrates' Court today.
Police on Merseyside have arrested four men following a road traffic collision in the Birkenhead tunnel this afternoon.
At around 12.30pm, an outstanding stolen red/orange Ford Fiesta was sighted in the Upton area. Following further sightings, the vehicle was pursued towards Birkenhead where it collided with the wall in the Birkenhead tunnel. A man was detained and three further men were pursued on foot and detained close by. Nobody was injured but minor damage was caused to two vehicles.
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of theft of the motor vehicle and dangerous driving and taken to a police station for questioning.
The Birkenhead tunnel was closed in both directions but has now been opened again.
Anyone who witnessed this incident or the car being driven in the Upton, Heswall or M53 areas towards Birkenhead is asked to get in touch @MerpolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.
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Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace an 18-year-old man from Birkenhead who is wanted for failing to attend court and is being recalled to prison.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joshua Lynch of Hartington Avenue, for failing to attend Wirral Magistrates Court on 7 June 2017 in connection with an alleged offence of affray and possession of a bladed article. Lynch is also wanted because he is being recalled to prison for failing to cooperate with Probation services.
In November 2016, Lynch was given a suspended sentence for threatening behaviour.
He was released on licence on the condition that he lived at a premises on Southwood Road in Liverpool, and attended appointments with the Probation service. Lynch has failed to comply with that condition and has also failed to attend Court for further matters of Affray and Possession of a bladed article.
Lynch is a white male, 5ft9in tall, medium build and has blue eyes and light brown hair.
Anyone who has seen Joshua Lynch or who knows of his whereabouts, is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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