Crime

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Jonjo Highton murder: Police appeal to find two cars linked to Deepdale stabbing

Detectives are hunting two cars they believe were involved in the murder of Deepdale teenager Jonjo Highton. A blue Vauxhall vectra and a silver or grey Renault Megane Scenic people carrier were seen in the area. Police from Preston Police believe Jonjo’s attackers may have used several vehicles on the Saturday night. The 18 year old was found stabbed to death on St Stephen’s Road […]

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Jonjo Highton murder: Five Preston men now held on suspicion of murder

Police have arrested two further men in their investigation into the murder of Jonjo Highton. The 18 year old died from a stab wound to the neck just before midnight on Saturday. Lancashire Police say a 22 year old man and a 26 year old man from Preston have been arrested on suspicion of murder. This takes the total number arrested on suspicion of murder […]

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Jonjo Highton murder: Two more Preston men arrested on suspicion of murder

Two more Preston men have been arrested in the investigation into the murder of a teenager. Police are investigating the murder of Jonjo Highton in Deepdale on Saturday night. The 18 year old was stabbed to death on St Stephen’s Road at around 11.20pm on Saturday 23 August. A 19 year old man is being held by police on suspicion of murder. Now Preston Police […]

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Friends pay tribute to teenager murdered in Deepdale

Friends of a teenager who was murdered in Deepdale have been paying tribute. The 18 year old, named locally as Jonjo Highton, was killed late on Saturday night on St Stephen’s Road. A board with pictures and flowers has been left near to where Jonjo died, and candles lit overnight in his memory. R.I.P jonjo highton pic.twitter.com/6n7xK9yvM7 — Ashley Hughes-Carr (@hughes_carr) August 24, 2014 Readers […]

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Picture released of man wanted in connection with Preston robberies

Pictures have been released by police in a bid to trace a man wanted for robberies in Preston. Peter James Thomas, 27, is wanted by Lancashire Police in connection with two attempted robberies in the city. He is also believed to have committed two robberies in Blackpool and further robbies in the Greater Manchester area. Around 9.30pm on Saturday 23 August Thomas is said to […]

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Police appeal after armed raid at Ashton bookmakers

Police were called to a branch of bookmakers Betfred after an armed raid. The betting shop in Ashton-on-Ribble was targeted around 9.30am on Sunday. A man entered the shop at Lane Ends on Blackpool Road with a knife and threatened two members of staff. Cash was stolen and the man left the shop, and police believe he may have joined another man, and headed onto […]

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