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

Man attacked during Preston Station disagreement

A view along the platform at Preston Station - where the new Starbucks is in operationA view along the platform at Preston Station - where the new Starbucks is in operation The man was attacked on the footbridge leading over the platforms A man was left with a broken nose after an attack at Preston Railway Station. The incident on Tuesday […]

2 months ago
Crash on city centre road causes rush hour problems

Image of emergency services at the scene of the crash in North Road. Credit: Arj A collision between two vehicles on a busy city centre road caused problems for commuters […]

2 months ago
Murder investigation launched after Deepdale man’s death

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google A man has died after a knife attack in the St Matthews area. Preston Police have launched a murder inquiry after […]

2 months ago
Woman suffers serious head injuries after city centre collision

The scene in Ringway The scene in Ringway yesterday Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian suffered serious head injuries in a collision in Ringway yesterday (August 2). A 49-year-old woman was crossing […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton biker appeals for return of his Yamaha bike

The bike was taken during Tuesday night The bike was taken during Tuesday night A biker has seen his beloved bike of 17 years stolen. Howard Knight, from Ashton-on-Ribble, discovered his Yamaha R6 was taken on Wednesday […]

2 months ago
Husband attacked wife with meat cleaver at Deepdale home

David Edgar is now behind bars David Edgar is now behind bars A jealous husband hacked his wife’s hair off and chopped at her neck with a meat cleaver before turning the weapon on the family […]

2 months ago
Pictures of boys wanted for stones thrown at buses and taxis

Police want to trace two boys in connection with stones being thrown at cars in the Ribbleton area. Update from Preston Police: “Following our CCTV appeal to trace two boys […]

2 months ago
Drivers awake to find cars keyed in Penwortham

One of the vandalised cars in Leyland Road Pic: Ryan Owen Gibson One of the vandalised cars in Leyland Road Pic: Ryan Owen Gibson Dozens of cars have been vandalised overnight in Preston and South Ribble. Drivers awoke on Saturday (29 July) […]

2 months ago
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