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

Preston student halls attack saw gang threaten to ‘chop man’s fingers off’

Sanctuary Halls in Moor Lane where the incident took place Credit: Google A policing student lured an undergraduate back to his halls of residence, where he was subjected to humiliating […]

1 month ago
Two people hunted after elderly woman conned in Penwortham

A pensioner has been robbed during a distraction burglary in Penwortham The elderly woman was targeted during Tuesday (3 October). A man and a woman, in their mid-30s, were spotted […]

1 month ago
Illegal back street tip in Preston is shut down

This is the state the tip was left in by the firm This is the state the tip was left in by the firm An illegal tip being run in a Preston back street has seen three people in court to face […]

1 month ago
Arrests made by Preston Police in Mastercard ecstasy probe

The group were found outside the Students' Union building in Fylde Road after a concern for safety call Pic: Google The group were found outside the Students’ Union building in Fylde Road after a concern for safety call Pic: Google Two people have been arrested in connection with a strain […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement CCTV picture released of Preston shoplifting suspect

CCTV image shows the man police want to speak to CCTV image shows the man police want to speak to Police have released a CCTV picture of a man in connection with a number of thefts. The incidents, in Preston […]

2 months ago
Ecstasy warning issued as four people in hospital for treatment

The 'Mastercard' pills are a super strength ecstasy and can cause a severe allergic reaction The ‘Mastercard’ pills are a super strength ecstasy and can cause a severe allergic reaction Four people are in a serious condition in hospital after taking rogue ecstasy tablets. The […]

2 months ago
BMW driver arrested after police chase at Preston Docks

The scene of the crash in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: LancsRoadPolice The scene of the crash in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: LancsRoadPolice A BMW driver has been arrested following a police chase in Preston on Saturday (30 September). The car collided with a […]

2 months ago
Man hunted after two sex workers attacked in Preston

St Mary's Street Pic: Google St Mary’s Street Pic: Google Police are searching for an Asian man after two sex workers were attacked in Preston. A man approached two women in St Mary’s Street off […]

2 months ago
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