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

This man was attacked for stepping in to stop a dog being beaten in Preston

Police have released a CCTV image of the victim - saying it might help the public remember the incident Police have released a CCTV image of the victim – saying it might help the public remember the incident An animal lover who intervened to stop a dog being beaten […]

3 weeks ago
Thieves targeting takeaway delivery men for food

Wilmot Road in Ribbleton Police are appealing for information after two takeaway delivery drivers were robbed in Preston on Sunday, January 29. The first incident occurred at around 1am when a […]

3 weeks ago
Police seek man with connections to Bamber Bridge and Preston

Stephen Jones Stephen Jones A Preston man is wanted to appear in court in connection with criminal damage. 22-year-old Stephen Jones has a warrant issued by Preston Magistrates Court. He failed to […]

3 weeks ago
Preston pub regulars see off attacker during Friday night incident

The Wellington in Glover's Court Pic: Tony Worrall The Wellington in Glover’s Court Pic: Tony Worrall Pub regulars forced a knife-wielding man from the pub after he attacked another man. Preston Police were called to The Wellington pub […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston city centre gym targeted in locker thefts

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident Gym-goers have been warned to secure their belongings after a theft from a Preston city centre gym. Real […]

3 weeks ago
Preston man kidnapped after being grabbed from outside his home

Malvern Avenue where the incident happened Pic: Google Malvern Avenue where the incident happened Pic: Google A man was kidnapped and held overnight in Preston after being bundled into a car. Preston Police have launched an appeal after […]

3 weeks ago
Police searching for Preston man in relation to criminal damage charges

Michael Bean Police are looking for a Preston man after he failed to attend court. Michael Martin Bean was due to appear at Preston Magistrates Court in July 2015. Mr Bean, 29, […]

3 weeks ago
Appeal for witnesses after New Year’s Day murder

Police near the community centre in Plungington Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after the New Year’s Day murder in Preston. Officers believe three men could have witnessed an assault on Wenqing Xu during which he suffered […]

4 weeks ago
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