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

Fleece Inn at Penwortham closed after armed raid

The Fleece Inn on Liverpool Road, Penwortham. Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston pub has been closed off following an armed raid. The police helicopter at Warton was scrambled to the Fleece Inn at Penwortham. A number of tweets suggest armed […]

4 weeks ago
Lee Ashton sentenced after forcing former girlfriend into stolen car

Lee Ashton A Preston man has been told to ‘get some stability’ after he bundled his teenage girlfriend into a car following a break up. Lee Ashton, 20, appeared to accept the break-up when the […]

4 weeks ago
Arson suspected as motorbike found alight in Ribbleton

Robin Street in Ribbleton where the motorbike was found An arson investigation has been launched after a motorbike was found in flames in Ribbleton. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent a crew from Preston Fire Station to te incident […]

4 weeks ago
Windows smashed at Preston’s Jamea Masjid mosque

Windows of the mosque show signs of damage, and a brick found nearby A mosque in Preston has seen two windows smashed. The incident on Thursday night at Jamea Masjid saw glass smashed inside and outside the mosque. The building in Clarendon Street, […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How a house party in Ashton-on-Ribble descended into chaos

CCTV pictures were shown in court of trouble flaring in the early hours Three men have been convicted after gangs from Ashton and Callon clashed at a house party. Missiles were thrown and one man brandished a golf club when youths came face-to-face […]

4 weeks ago
Watch as police disarm man who waved gun at them in Ribbleton

Ashley Gerrard and the imitation firearm recovered by police The terrifying moment a man waved a gun in a police officer’s face has been released after he was jailed. Ashley Gerrard, 29, of Bruce Street, St Helens, pulled the […]

1 month ago
Deepdale arson investigation: Police appeal for witnesses after flat fire

The fire was close to the Skeffington pub Pic: Google Police are hunting a suspected arsonist after a wardrobe was set slight at a flat in Deepdale. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were rushed to the upstairs flat of a […]

1 month ago
Stuart Stansfield jailed for string of burglaries in Preston

Stuart Stansfield claimed he was collecting for charity A burglar who raided two homes in Ashton and one on Fulwood said he was trying to get himself a better place to live when he set about his stealing […]

1 month ago
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