Crime

The section of Pope Lane just beyond Lindle Lane junction

Man dies after car collides with tree in Penwortham

Police are appealing for information after a man died in an accident in Penwortham. The incident happened around 8.25pm on Friday 17 October when an MG ZT-T was heading towards Chain House Lane. As the car passed Lindle Lane it is believed to have left the carriageway and collided with a tree. The driver, Kevin Williams, 38, from Leyland, was pronounced dead at the scene. […]

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Watch: Burglary near Preston to be featured on Crimewatch

An aggravated burglary which took place in Samlesbury is to be featured on Crimewatch. It comes as police renew their appeal and the victim has offered a £250,000 reward for information leading to conviction of his attackers, if you’re on our app follow this link to watch the video. The incident at an address on Goosefort Lane near Preston left a 48 year old man […]

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Jonjo Highton murder: Five more charged in connection with Deepdale teenager’s death

Five more people have been charged in connection with the death of Preston teenager Jonjo Highton. The 18-year-old was found with stab wounds on St Stephen’s Road, Deepdale, on Saturday 23 August. The latest charges see Joshua Bore, 19, of Morris Road, Ribbleton, is charged with murder. Stuart Eastham, 32, of Gisburn Road, Ribbleton is charged with assisting an offender. A 16 year old boy […]

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Identical barn owl twins stolen from Woodplumpton

Police are appealing for information after barn owl twins were stolen from Woodplumpton. Wilma and Betty were reported stolen overnight from after their owners left them in their avery at 8pm on Thursday. The 17 month old barn owls have not been seen since. PC Chris Banks said: “The owners are distraught at the theft and we are seeking any information into finding out were […]

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More than £8,000 of jewellery taken in Penwortham burglary

Police are hunting a jewellery thief after a raid at a Penwortham home. More than £8,000 worth of jewellery has been taken from an address on Shaftsbury Avenue. Lancashire Police say the incident happened between 5pm on Friday 3 October and 10pm on Sunday 5 October. At least 30 items were taken in the burglary, and detectives say the offender entered via a first floor […]

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Police uncover what could be a stolen car dumped near Broughton

Forensic police officers are examining a car found abandoned in a road near Broughton. Police were called at 11.50pm on Tuesday to a motorway underpass. A member of the public had come across a damaged car obstructing the road at D’Urton Lane/Broughton Close. The police helicopter from Warton was called, along with a dog handling unit, as police searched the area. They found no trace […]

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