Crime

Preston New Road where the woman was found

Preston New Road hit and run: Police appeal to find family of woman found lying in the road

A young woman has died in a suspected hit and run incident in a road at the edge of Preston. Lancashire Police were called to Preston New Road, Clifton, at 10.50pm on Tuesday. They found a young woman, aged between 16 and 22, lying in the road injured. She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital but has died. Police have launched an appeal to trace […]

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Preston Station bar assault: CCTV images released in police appeal

Police are appealing for information after an assault on a staff member at Preston Station. CCTV images have been released of a man wanted in connection with the incident. It took place around 8.35pm on Sunday 15 March. PC Peter Wilcock said: “A man approached the staff member in the bar at the station. When she told him that the bar was no longer open […]

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The incident happened in Acregate Lane

Man set upon in Fishwick by gang of youths outside his OWN home

A man who went to confront a gang of youths intimating his family at his front step has been put in hospital. Police are appealing for information after the man, 45, suffered head injuries when a group of youths threw traffic cones and pieces of wood at him. The incident happened on Friday 20 March at 10.10pm in Fishwick. The man went out to confront the […]

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Preston man, 30, missing from home

POLICE are appealing for help to find a man who is missing from home in Preston. Dean Carwin, 30, was last seen at his address on Robin Street at 7pm on Sunday 15 March 2015. He is described as white, of medium build with green eyes and a pale complexion. His hair is short and black, styled into a mohican. He was last seen wearing […]

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Former Fulwood football coach charged with sexual offences against children

A former football team coach has been charged with sexual offences against children. Anthony Chattell, 27, of Fulwood Heights, Fulwood, has been charged by Lancashire Police following an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse. Police say the charges relate to a number of girls aged under 16 and were committed between February 2008 and December 2014. During this time Mr Chattell worked as a volunteer […]

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Convicted burglar Ronald Mellor wanted by police

Police in Preston are still looking for a man wanted on recall to prison. Convicted burglary Ronald Mellor, 38, from Preston, was sentenced to 54 months inside in November 2011 for a violent burglary. He was released from HMP Thorn Cross in February on licence. DS Dixon from Preston CID said: “I would urge anyone who has seen Mellor or knows of his whereabouts to […]

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