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A scheme which works with five prisons in the region says they're helping to cut reoffending rates.
Recycling Lives help former inmates get jobs when they're released.
It says only one in 20 offenders it works with return to jail.
Normally 65% of those locked up for less than a year re-enter the prison system.
An 18-year-old is due in court charged with murder after a man died and a woman was injured at a house in Darwen in Lancashire.
Daniel Bamford, of Harvey Lane, Warrington, will appear at Preston Crown Court.
Five other men have been bailed until 25th October.
Michael Keen, 42, had suffered multiple stab wounds.
A 42 year old woman was treated in hospital.
Detectives are hunting a man following an attempted rape in Wavertree, Liverpool.
The victim was pushed through a front door on Liscard Road late last night. The man escaped towards Lawrence Road following a struggle.
He's described as tanned in appearance, possibly of Asian or Eastern European origin, in his 20s, of medium build, with short dark hair and wearing a big, dark coloured coat.
Officers are carrying out extensive enquiries in the area.
Specialist detectives are looking after the victim and providing her with care and support.
Extra high-visibility patrols will be in the area over the bank holiday to provide reassurance to residents.
- Anyone with information should call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 1382 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police on Merseyside are appealing for witnesses after three girls were assaulted on a bus travelling from St Helens to Liverpool.
The girls, two aged 14 and one aged 10, were on the top deck of the 10A yesterday when three teenage boys got on at Nutgrove shouting lewd and sexual comments at the girls.
Detectives say the teenagers started to assault one of the girls when she ignored them. Her friends were also assaulted when they tried to help.
The girls managed to get free and tell their parents when they returned home.
“The girls involved in this incident were really shaken up following this despicable attack and an investigation is underway to find those involved. Detectives are carrying out inquiries into the incident and are seeking CCTV in a bid to identify the offenders.”
The teenagers are described as:
- 16, “lanky” with long shoulder length black hair and wearing a black jacket.
- 16, “lanky” with “spotty” complexion, long shoulder length brown hair and a blue jacket.
- 14, ginger hair with a black hat.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or recognises the descriptions of the offenders, should contact St Helens CID on 0151 777 6883 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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