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Roads Police Issue Drink Drive Warning

Motorists are being reminded of the dangers of drink driving in the run up to Christmas. The Island’s Roads Policing Unit has issued a warning ahead of the festive period. Officers insist there is no fool-proof way to drink and stay under the limit, with factors such as age, weight and metabolism all affecting how … Read More →

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Man Is Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

A man wanted by police in connection with a stabbing in Upper Douglas has been arrested. It follows a police operation in Murrays Road, Douglas, last night (Monday). In a statement, police said: ‘Following a police operation conducted in Murrays Road, police can now confirm that the male we were earlier looking for, Craig Alan … Read More →

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Police Investigate Douglas Stabbing

Police are investigating a serious assault that was reported at around 4.15am on Sunday the 8th October 2017, at a flat in Douglas, whereby a 52 year old male from the Douglas area had been found with significant stab wounds. The victim was taken to Nobles Hospital by Ambulance and treated for his injuries and … Read More →

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Police Urge Manx Holidaymakers To Watch Safety Video

Police are urging Manx residents going on their summer holidays to watch a video explaining how to stay safe during a firearms or weapons attack. The Isle of Man Constabulary shared the video, which was made the UK Government, on social media to encourage those planning vacations to be prepared. Officers say the advice applies … Read More →

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Police Warn Of Online Dating Risks

The Island’s police are urging members of the public to be vigilant when using data sites and apps. Manx officers revealed problems can arise when people who meet online go on a date in person. Issues reported to the police range from the person not being the same as described online to dates being invited … Read More →

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Scam Alert – ‘Helpful’ Phishing Scam Warning

After being contacted by concerned residents, the OFT is warning the public about a new scam. Fraudsters are trying to appear helpful, with new ‘phishing’ emails which encourage the recipient to open an attachment on the false premise that they could have already fallen victim to scammers. The phishing email is sent from a fraudster … Read More →

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Witnesses Sought After Car Hits Young Girl

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a young girl was hit by a car in Douglas. The incident happened just before 7pm last night at the junction of Allan Street and Westmoreland Road. The white vehicle – which is thought to be a Honda 4×4 – didn’t stop of the scene. Anyone … Read More →

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Firearms, Crossbow Handed In During Weapons Amnesty

Police have revealed some of the items handed in during the first week of the February weapons amnesty. Officers in the Northern Neighbourhood Policing Team have received a variety of weapons and firearms, posting an image of the items on Facebook. Weapons can be surrendered no questions asked at police station in Ramsey, Peel and … Read More →

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Burglars Target Onchan Home

Police are investigating after burglars targeted a home in Onchan. Between 10am and 5pm last Wednesday, significant damage was caused to external and internal doors at a property on Royal Avenue West. No items were taken, but officers say the damage shows a serious effort was made to gain entry. It’s believed the damage may … Read More →

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Police Urge Sex Offence Victims To Come Forward

Police are urging anyone who has been the victim of an historic sexual assault to come forward. The appeal comes after a retired vicar appeared before magistrates in Douglas charged with indecently assaulting a schoolgirl in 1990. The Public Protection Unit are keen to hear from any victim of any sexual offence recent or historic. … Read More →