Police are reassuring people living in a Cheshire village after a man was shot dead. Anthony Grainger died after the car he was stopped by officers in Culcheth in what police describe as a pre-planned operation. Three men have appeared in court today in connection with the incident.
Three men are due to appear in court charged with conspiracy to commit robbery after police shot dead a man in a village in Cheshire.Read the full story ›
Three men arrested after armed police shot dead 35-year-old Anthony Grainger in Culceth, Cheshire on Saturday night are to appear in court.
All three will face charges of conspiracy to commit robbery and will appear in court on Monday morning.
Police have named the man shot dead by firearms officers in Culceth on Saturday night as 35-year-old Anthony Grainger.
Armed Greater Manchester Police officers shot a man dead after the car he was in was stopped in Culcheth, Cheshire.Read the full story ›
"Cheshire police patrols have been increased in the area, and the community of Culcheth should be reassured that this is an isolated incident and there is no risk to the community as a whole"
Spokesman, Cheshire Police
At around 7.20pm on Jackson Avenue in Culcheth armed officers from Greater Manchester police stopped a car. A male occupant of the car was shot and sustained fatal injuries. Two other men were arrested and are in custody. It's been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission. (IPCC)