Two men are being sought after assaulting a train guard as their train pulled into Preston railway station. The incident happened around 9.30am on Wednesday 15 October. Investigating officer from British Transport Police PC Chris Dursley said: “The train guard noticed two men hiding in a toilet as she checked tickets on the train which was heading towards Preston from Blackpool North. She called British […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
A Preston man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery after a man hunt in Plungington on Tuesday. Preston Police were called to a report of a knifepoint robbert at Lily and Eve Hairdressers on Villiers Street. A man had gone into the shop and threatened staff with a knife before making off with cash. While police were searching for the suspect, which included the […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
A number of men from Preston have been arrested and charged in connection with child sexual exploitation. A 29 year old man from Preston was arrested and charged with rape, sexual assault, posessing indecent images and engaging in non-penetrative sex with a girl over 13 years old. He appeared at Preston Magistrates Court on Saturday. The arrests took place as Lancashire Police launched a crackdown […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share Want to reach Prestonians Advertise here? Want to promote your local business?
A suspected arson attack on a car in Ashton on Ribble is being investigated. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent two fire crews to deal with the blaze on Stocks Road. They arrived at 6.29pm on Friday to find the car well alight and one firefighter used breathing apparatus in tackling the fire. The cause of the fire is now under investigation but a spokeswoman […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
Two medals from the First World War have been stolen during a burglary at a home in Walton le Dale. More than £10,000 worth of belongings was taken during a break-in on Cuerden Lane. The medals taken are campaign medals complete with ribbons. One has the name of Charles Wheddon engraved on the back and the other is engraved with the name James Edward Nicholas. […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
A Ribbleton teenager has gone missing from home for a second time in less than a month. Melissa Hughes, 16, has not been seen since Friday 7 November. She left her home on Gamull Lane, Ribbleton, just an hour after being picked up by Lancashire Police in Blackpool. Also missing is Kieron Jolly, 19, who was last seen at Royal Blackburn Hospital around 8pm on […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share