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

Gang who blighted Preston are BANNED from the city

From top left, clockwise: Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Abid Umar, Aaron Hampson and Dil Nawaz A gang who terrorised Avenham and Fishwick have been banned from the city and surrounding area. Lancashire Police applied for the Gang Injunction Order against six men – from Leyland, […]

2 weeks ago
Staff member at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet punched in the face during New Year’s Day

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the assault Police are trying to trace a man after a New Year’s Day attack at a restaurant near Preston. A member of staff was hurt during the incident at Guy’s Thatched […]

2 weeks ago
Plungington murder: Man arrested following death of man near community centre

The ambulance parked near Barlow Street A murder inquiry is underway following the death of a man in his 60s in Preston. Preston Police have arrested a 19-year-old man from Bolton on suspicion of murder. The […]

2 weeks ago
Plungington attack: Man in his 60s dies as police say death is unexplained

A police officer puts cones out near the community centre A man in his 60s has died after an attack in the Plungington area of Preston. Preston Police say the death is being treated as unexplained. The man was found […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police close off road in Plungington near community centre

Police near the community centre in Plungington Police have closed off a road in Plungington following an incident. Barlow Street, close to the Plungington Community Centre and off Brook Street, has been taped off. Four police vehicles […]

3 weeks ago
Car filmed on wrong side of the road at Brockholes Brow

The driver drifts over into the lanes coming up the hill from the motorway Pic: LancsRoadPolice Driver just performed THIS in front of a marked patrol car in Preston 😱 There are no words! Reported to the courts for offences. #T3RPU pic.twitter.com/OvoSKqrTSp — Lancs Road Police […]

3 weeks ago
Huge cannabis farm uncovered in Callon estate

Cannabis plants in the house in Callon Nearly 100 cannabis plants have been recovered from a house in Callon. Preston Police raided the two-storey house to find the entire property had been turned over to drugs production. […]

3 weeks ago
Search for missing 13-year-old last seen in Preston

Police are currently searching for a girl believed to be in the Preston area. Update: Olivia was found safe and well during Wednesday morning Olivia Duxbury, 13, was last seen […]

3 weeks ago
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