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Fireworks thrown at cars in Blackpool Road

Posted on - 4th November, 2017 - 8:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Larches, Lea, News
The junction of West Park Avenue and Blackpool Road Pic: Google
The junction of West Park Avenue and Blackpool Road Pic: Google

Police have been called to reports of youths throwing fireworks at cars.

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One driver, who asked not to be named, said a lit firework ‘fizzed off his bonnet’.

He was heading along Blackpool Road when the rocket was aimed at his car near the junction of West Park Avenue in Ashton-on-Ribble.

He said: “There was a fair few of them.

“It was raining hard so difficult to make them out.”

Read more: Fireworks thrown from Deepdale car park

His is one of a number of reports in recent days about fireworks being thrown.

Police have moved to stop the sale of underage fireworks in Preston by closing down a shop in Manchester Road which is facing allegations of selling fireworks to under-18s.

Read more: Where to safely watch fireworks in and around Preston for Bonfire Night 2017

Anyone with information about fireworks being thrown is asked to call police on 101. If it’s in relation to fireworks in Blackpool Road/West Park Avenue then include reference number PR/171104190208.

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