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Preston man killed in crash on the Kirkham bypass

Witnesses are being sought after a 62 year old Preston man died in a car crash on Tuesday night. A blue MG sports car was heading towards the city on the A583 Kirkham bypass around 8pm last night, when the vehicle came off the road and collided with a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident happened around 8pm and close […]

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Plungington armed robberies: Chorley man charged

A Chorley man has been charged in connection with an armed raid in Plungington. Kenneth Goldthorpe, 40, of Chorley Road, Adlington, Chorley, is accused of two counts of robbery and possession of an offensive weapon. Police were called just before 6pm on Tuesday to reports of a robbery at Lily and Eve hairdressers on Villiers Street. Staff were threatened with a knife before the man […]

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Missing Ribbleton teenager Melissa Hughes found by police

Police have cancelled their appeal to find a Preston teenager. Melissa Hughes, 16, was found along with her 19-year-old boyfriend Kieran Jolly. Lancashire Police had been appealing since Melissa walked out from the family home on November 8 just an hour after she had been found after going missing in October. The public have been thanked for their help in sharing the appeal to find […]

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Police seek two men after assault on train guard at Preston railway station

Two men are being sought after assaulting a train guard as their train pulled into Preston railway station. The incident happened around 9.30am on Wednesday 15 October. Investigating officer from British Transport Police PC Chris Dursley said: “The train guard noticed two men hiding in a toilet as she checked tickets on the train which was heading towards Preston from Blackpool North. She called British […]

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Preston man arrested after armed robbery in Plungington

A Preston man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery after a man hunt in Plungington on Tuesday. Preston Police were called to a report of a knifepoint robbert at Lily and Eve Hairdressers on Villiers Street. A man had gone into the shop and threatened staff with a knife before making off with cash. While police were searching for the suspect, which included the […]

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Preston men arrested for possessing indecent images along with 17 year old Preston boy

A number of men from Preston have been arrested and charged in connection with child sexual exploitation. A 29 year old man from Preston was arrested and charged with rape, sexual assault, posessing indecent images and engaging in non-penetrative sex with a girl over 13 years old. He appeared at Preston Magistrates Court on Saturday. The arrests took place as Lancashire Police launched a crackdown […]

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