This category relates to all things to do with crime in Preston.

Ashton man wanted after Fulwood pub attack

Gary Hall (inset) is wanted in connection with the attack in a pub car park An Ashton-on-Ribble man is wanted in connection with an assault in a pub car park in Fulwood. Gary Hall, 25, has been classed as a missing person after an attack […]

2 months ago
Police hunt Cottam street lamp fuse thieves

Street lights have been tampered with in Preston Pic: Rory Cocker Lights have been going out in the Cottam area as thieves risk electrocuting themselves taking fuses. Streep lamps across the area in the North West of Preston have been tampered […]

2 months ago
Watch CCTV showing Barton Takeaway being raided

CCTV stills show a man entering the premises, and on the right working to unplug the till A Preston takeaway has been left counting the cost after thieves smashed in the front door and stole their till. Barton Takeaway in Garstang Road has released CCTV footage as […]

2 months ago
Citizens Advice Bureau left with damaged sign in Birley Street

Sign left on an angle at Birley Street charity A Preston charity has been left with a damaged sign after the weekend. Staff at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Birley Street arrived in work on Monday morning to find […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham man’s treasured road bike stolen

Adam on his bike out and about near Preston A keen Preston cyclist is asking for help to trace his stolen bike. The specialist bike was taken from Adam Howard’s home in Higher Penwortham. The 32-year-old is appealing for […]

2 months ago
Opinion: Saturday’s EDL protest and community event showed why we’re Proud Preston

Muslim girls hand out roses on the Flag Market (Pic Dave Wilcox), the EDL demo as seen from the police helicopter, and flags at the EDL demo If there’s one thing you can rely on in Preston, it is the rain. Lancashire Police would have been breathing a sigh of relief as ‘PC Rain’, as they refer […]

2 months ago
English Defence League in Preston: No arrests made confirm Lancashire Police

Police officers at the Community Celebration event (Pic: Dawn Mander) and the EDL in Birley Street watched by officers Police in Preston have confirmed no arrests were made during a protest in the city by the English Defence League or at a counter demonstration event on the Flag Market. […]

2 months ago
English Defence League in Preston: Police call for ‘no surprises’ during demonstration

Police officers on the Flag Market this week during a logistics exercise Pic: Tony Worrall A call for ‘business as usual’ has been made by senior police officers and council leaders ahead of a demonstration by the English Defence League in the city. Lancashire Police […]

2 months ago
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