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

London Road crash: Motorcyclist who died is named

Floral tributes left at the scene to Robert The motorcyclist who died in a collision with a car in London Road has been named. Named locally as 28-year-old Robert Symonowicz, he passed away on Sunday (3 July) at […]

3 months ago
Brett Albin jailed for stealing iPads and claiming victims bought stolen goods

Brett Albin told police he was a regular visitor to the property. He wasn't. A burglar who claimed he had visited a house to sell stolen goods has been jailed for 15 months. Brett Albin, 40, broke into the house in The Boulevard, Frenchwood, […]

3 months ago
Second man sought after Fishergate mobile phone robbery

The incident happened near the Marks and Spencer in Preston Pic: Google Police are still looking for a second man after a robbery in Preston city centre. An 18-year-old man was sat on a bench outside the Marks and Spencer in Fishergate. […]

3 months ago
Preston man robbed after attack in Avenham Park

Avenham Park walkway Pic: Tony Worrall Two men are being hunted by Preston Police after a robbery in Avenham Park. A 30-year-old man was making his way home through the park at 11.45pm on Friday 17 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nicholas Armstrong jailed for stealing Preston priest’s wallet

Nicholas Armstrong A burglar who broke into a priest’s house and stole his wallet while the priest cooked Sunday lunch has been jailed for 14 months. Nicholas Armstrong, 42, climbed in through […]

3 months ago
Toni Chippendale jailed for conning pensioner she cared for

Mr Cooke was duped by his carer Toni Chippendale A woman who cared for an elderly man ‘breached her position of trust’ and conned him out of tens of thousands of pounds. Toni Chippendale, 56, of Whitby Avenue, Ingol, […]

3 months ago
Preston teenager headbutted and threatened with knife during robbery

Winckley Road Pic: Google A Preston teenager has been robbed at knifepoint in Broadgate. The 16-year-old boy was approached by a group of six youths in Winckley Road around 8.45pm on Tuesday (21 June). […]

3 months ago
Fishergate bomb trial: Preston man cleared of ALL charges

Police outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre on Thursday A Preston man who appeared in court accused of planting a home made explosive in the Fishergate Shopping Centre has been cleared of all charges. The jury at Preston Crown […]

3 months ago
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