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Five women arrested after mass brawl outside Preston nightclub

Five women were arrested outside a Preston nightclub after a brawl in the early hours of Sunday morning. Preston Police were called to Evoque nightclub after reports of at least three females “actively involved in a fight.” One woman was taken to Preston Royal Hospital by ambulance after suffering an arm injury. The women were arrested on drunk and disorderly, affray and suspicion of assault. […]

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Police appeal after driver hurt in Samlesbury crash

Police are appealing for information after a collision near Preston in the early hours of Saturday morning. Preston New Road, A675, near Samlesbury, was closed in both directions for three hours following the incident. A 24 year old driver of a Renault Clio was treated at Royal Preston Hospital for whiplash, cuts and bruises after the smash on 12.35am on Saturday. Sergeant Finn Quainton of the Road […]

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Man dies after car collides with tree in Penwortham

Police are appealing for information after a man died in an accident in Penwortham. The incident happened around 8.25pm on Friday 17 October when an MG ZT-T was heading towards Chain House Lane. As the car passed Lindle Lane it is believed to have left the carriageway and collided with a tree. The driver, Kevin Williams, 38, from Leyland, was pronounced dead at the scene. […]

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Watch: Burglary near Preston to be featured on Crimewatch

An aggravated burglary which took place in Samlesbury is to be featured on Crimewatch. It comes as police renew their appeal and the victim has offered a £250,000 reward for information leading to conviction of his attackers, if you’re on our app follow this link to watch the video. The incident at an address on Goosefort Lane near Preston left a 48 year old man […]

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Jonjo Highton murder: Five more charged in connection with Deepdale teenager’s death

Five more people have been charged in connection with the death of Preston teenager Jonjo Highton. The 18-year-old was found with stab wounds on St Stephen’s Road, Deepdale, on Saturday 23 August. The latest charges see Joshua Bore, 19, of Morris Road, Ribbleton, is charged with murder. Stuart Eastham, 32, of Gisburn Road, Ribbleton is charged with assisting an offender. A 16 year old boy […]

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Identical barn owl twins stolen from Woodplumpton

Police are appealing for information after barn owl twins were stolen from Woodplumpton. Wilma and Betty were reported stolen overnight from after their owners left them in their avery at 8pm on Thursday. The 17 month old barn owls have not been seen since. PC Chris Banks said: “The owners are distraught at the theft and we are seeking any information into finding out were […]

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