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

Takeaway driver attacked and robbed near Preston Police Station

Elizabeth Street where the incident took place Pic: Google A takeaway delivery driver has been robbed just yards from Preston Police Station. The 38-year-old man had just made a delivery at an address in Elizabeth Street, near Preston city […]

3 months ago
Man wanted in connection with Rolex theft

A man in blue the police would like to speak to, and an example of the Rolex Daytona watch An appeal has been launched to trace a man in connection with the theft of a designer watch. The Rolex Daytona, worth around £8,000, was taken from DJM Goldsmiths in […]

3 months ago
Police warning after men seen acting suspiciously in Tulketh area

Tulketh Brow is one of the roads targeted Pic: 70023venus2009 A number of would-be thieves are being hunted by police after attempted burglaries and thefts in the Tulketh area. Preston Police have issued a warning for residents in the area […]

3 months ago
Preston thefts warning: Mobile phones, bike and a saw taken

iPhones are one of the most popular targets for thieves Pic: wicker_man Police have released a list of mobile phones taken from the Preston area. Eight phones, a bike and a saw have been taken in recent burglaries and robberies. Preston Police […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man wanted after jeans taken from Ocean in Cannon Street

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident A man is wanted after a theft from an upmarket clothes shop in Preston city centre. Two pairs of jeans, worth £175 each, were taken on Saturday 27 February. The […]

3 months ago
Gordon Ward missing: Could mid Wales man be in Preston?

Gordon Ward Police in mid Wales say a man not seen since Tuesday 22 February could be in Preston. Update: Lancashire Police said Mr Ward was found safe and well in the […]

3 months ago
Nathan O’Neil jailed: Conman who stole from former Mayor of Preston Albert Richardson

Nathan O'Neil conned two elderly men while undertaking work on their homes A conman builder who stole from a former Mayor of Preston has been jailed for more than two years. Nathan O’Neil was told by a judge that his behaviour involving […]

3 months ago
Darren Tunstall jailed: Burglar led police on 95mph pursuit through the city

Darren Tunstall A burglar who drove through a 30mph zone in Preston at speeds of up to 95mph in a stolen high powered BMW has been jailed. Darren Tunstall, 48, was convicted […]

3 months ago
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