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Sex offender Obaid Aslam wanted by police and could be in Preston

Obaid Islam - custody picture before prison and after An appeal has been launched to find a known sex offender who is thought to be in Preston. Preston Police say Obaid Aslam, 36, who was convicted of two counts […]

3 weeks ago
Pensioner hurt after van collision in Ingol

Police close off Tag Lane after crash Pic: Marcin Majkowski A pensioner is in hospital after a crash in Ingol on Monday morning. Preston Police were called to Tag Lane around 11.30am and closed off the road for around an […]

3 weeks ago
Driver arrested after crash leaves car in front garden of Preston house

One Plungington resident got woken up to find this outside Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driver after a crash in the Plungington area of Preston. Preston Police were called to the junction of Plungington Road and […]

4 weeks ago
CCTV pictures released after woman sexually assaulted near Plungington

A man police want to speak to in connection with the assault A young woman has been sexually assaulted during a walk home from a night out. Preston Police have released a CCTV appeal to trace a man they want to speak […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police car and Mercedes involved in Ribbleton crash

The car was found abandoned off Watling Street Road Pic: LancsRoadPolice A Mercedes was found abandoned and smashed up after a collision with a police car in Preston. The police helicopter was out above Ribbleton after the crash between the car […]

4 weeks ago
Three cars set on fire at Audi dealership in Preston

The Audi dealership in Chain Caul Way Pic: Google Three sports cars worth tens of thousands of pounds have been set alight in an arson attack. Two fire crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service rushed to the Audi […]

4 weeks ago
Avenham flat fall: No charges as police rule out foul play

The woman fell from the flats in Avenham Pic: Tony Worrall Police have concluded there was no foul play involved in how a woman fell from a block of flats in Preston city centre. The 25-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after […]

1 month ago
Homeowners warned after car break-ins near Royal Preston Hospital

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident A Fulwood homeowner has taken an investigation into his car being broken into into his own hands. Colin Sinnott has released footage and pictures via social media from his home […]

1 month ago
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