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

Two men burst into house occupied by teen brother and sister

The first incident occurred in Linnet Street, Preston Lancashire Police has launched an investigation after a shotgun was fired in Lancaster. Officers were called at shortly after 9pm on Monday […]

2 months ago
Ten arrested as part of police crackdown on organised crime

Police bang on a door as part of drugs warrants carried out in the city Police bang on a door as part of drugs warrants carried out in the city Lancashire Police have made ten arrests this week as part of the third phase of […]

2 months ago
Woman injured after collision on M65

The incident occurred on the M65 westbound carriageway near j3 Lancashire Police is appealing for witnesses after a collision on the M65 left a woman injured. Emergency services were called […]

2 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble off licence targeted in armed robbery

A man police wish to speak to in connection with Ashton robbery A man police wish to speak to in connection with Ashton robbery Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they want to speak to after an armed robbery […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham shop raided by three men as worker threatened with knife

Thoroughgoods was targeted in Leyland Road Pic: Google Thoroughgoods was targeted in Leyland Road Pic: Google A shop worker was threatened with a knife and another locked in a toilet during an armed robbery at a Penwortham shop. […]

2 months ago
Group board train at Preston and start transphobic chants

Virgin Trains service to London Euston departing Preston Virgin Trains service  Police have launched an investigation following reports of transphobic and sectarian chants on a train. The incident happened on Sunday, November 12 on board the 9.45am service […]

2 months ago
Traffic stopped on M6 near Preston due to three-vehicle collision

The incident occurred on the M6 NB between j32 and 33 Emergency services are the scene of a road-traffic collision on the M6 near Preston. The incident occurred on the […]

2 months ago
Elderly man dies after incident on M6 near Preston

M6 delays after the M55 junction M6 delays after the M55 junction A man has died following an incident on the M6 near Preston yesterday (November 19). The man, in his 80s, is believed to have […]

2 months ago
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