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

Police called to reports of man ‘tying noose on tree’ in Lostock Hall

Police were scrambled to save a man who has displayed ‘worrying behaviour’ in Lostock Hall. During Wednesday (16 November) morning officers at South Ribble Police received calls about a man […]

2 months ago
Police appeal after man exposes himself and urinates in Deepdale street

Police have released a picture of a man they want to speak to Police want to speak to a man following a ‘flashing’ incident in Deepdale. A man was seen exposing himself and urinating while walking down Goldfinch Street. The incident took place […]

2 months ago
New bail date set for Ben Pennington nightclub attack suspect

Ben Pennington pictured in intensive care by his father The main suspect in an attack which left a Preston man in a coma has been set a new bail date. Lancashire Police are continuing to investigate the assault on […]

2 months ago
Police release CCTV appeal after man knocked out in Cameo

Three men, pictured, are wanted by police in connection with the incident Three men are being hunted after a man was left with head injuries in a nightclub attack. In what Preston Police are describing as ‘a shocking and brutal attack’ a […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police continue search for missing Fulwood woman

Victoria was last seen by her family in December 2014 Police are continuing to appeal for information about a Preston woman missing for nearly TWO years. Victoria Cherry, 44, who is from Fulwood, was last seen by family members in […]

2 months ago
Watch tactics used by phone thieves in city centres

A mobile phone thief in action A number of mobile phone thefts in Preston city centre has triggered a warning from police. Preston Police have released a video showing the tactics used by distraction thieves. PCSO […]

3 months ago
Picture released as spate of car break-ins in Lostock Hall continue

CCTV picture released by South Ribble Police of man in driveway after trying a car door A CCTV image has been released following a warning of car break-ins across the south of Preston. Roads in Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall and Walton-le-Dale have all been targeted according […]

3 months ago
Faces of men jailed who dealt cocaine and heroin in Preston

The gang were part of a wider drugs network which has now seen 20 men jailed for supplying Class A drugs Seven men who flooded the streets of Preston with £17m of drugs have been jailed. A year-long undercover investigation led to the Fishwick-based gang being exposed and put behind bars. […]

3 months ago
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