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

Swiss Chalet damaged by arsonists during attack

The Swiss Chalet remains open despite the vandalism Pic: Tony Worrall The Swiss Chalet remains open despite the vandalism Pic: Tony Worrall A listed building in Avenham Park has been damaged by vandals. Avenham Park’s Swiss Chalet has a section boarded […]

2 weeks ago
Police investigate reports of racist abuse on Preston Bus service

The incident took place on a Preston Bus service The incident took place on a Preston Bus service Two teenagers are being sought after an allegation of racial abuse on a bus service in Preston. Preston Police confirmed they […]

2 weeks ago
Preston man who smashed his wife’s head with a hammer is jailed

Jamal Khan Jamal Khan A Preston man smashed a hammer into the head of his wife has been jailed for life. Jamal Khan, 52, was found guilty by Preston Crown Court of […]

2 weeks ago
Man seen dangling from pylon in Hutton

Emergency services at the scene in Liverpool Road Pic: Graham Robinson Emergency services at the scene in Liverpool Road¬† Emergency services are dealing with an incident near the police headquarters in Hutton. The air ambulance has been called out after a […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Road rage incident saw driver attacked at Lane Ends

The attack happened near a discount food shop Pic: Google The attack happened near a discount food shop Pic: Google A driver was punched and grabbed by the throat by another motorist during an attack in Preston. The incident took […]

2 weeks ago
Three Preston teenagers charged in connection with McDonalds disorder

It's becoming a real problem area in the city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Police have charged a number of teenagers in connection with disorder outside a McDonalds in the city centre. Patrols have been stepped up after a string of incidents outside and […]

2 weeks ago
Police step up patrols due to incidents at McDonalds in Friargate

It's becoming a real problem area in the city centre Pic: Tony Worrall It’s becoming a real problem area in the city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Police have warned about increasing problems outside a city centre fast-food restaurant. McDonalds in Friargate has seen […]

2 weeks ago
Murder investigation ends into Geoffrey Street death

Geoffrey Street has seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Geoffrey Street had seen door-to-door enquiries by police Pic: Google Police say they are no longer treating the death of a man in St Matthews as suspicious. The 26-year-old was […]

3 weeks ago
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