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Preston van drivers warned over catalytic converter thefts

Police are warning motorists after a spate of catalytic converter thefts across Preston. Seven catalytic converters have been taken from Mercedes Vito/Sprinter type vans in Ashton, Fulwood, Ribbleton, Frenchwood and Penwortham. Police say the thefts are taking place overnight during the last fortnight. PS David Herbert of Preston Police said: “I would ask van owners to remain vigilant at all times and take whatever steps […]

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Carl Barton is wanted by police in connection with the stabbing

Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with stabbing as man left in hospital

A man linked to a number of addresses in Bamber Bridge is wanted in connection with an attempted murder. Preston Police want to speak to Carl Barton, 28, after a man was stabbed outside a Spar Shop in Clayton Brook. The man, 28, is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after suffering a number of serious stab wounds shortly after 4pm on Sunday. […]

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Scene of the crash at Longton Bypass

Car left abandoned after Longton Bypass crash

Police closed one lane of the Longton Bypass overnight following a crash, A silver Renault Clio was left abandoned near to the police headquarters at Hutton. Preston Police said the occupants had fled the scene prior to their arrival.

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Rachel Lonsdale missing: Preston woman not seen since Monday

Updated: Rachel has now been found safe and well by police. Police in Preston are appealing for information to help trace a woman not seen since Monday. Rachel Lonsdale, 33, was last seen at her home on St Oswald’s Close at 12.15pm on Monday. Lonsdale is described as 5’6″ with shoulder-length brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black coat, multi-coloured […]

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Two people left with minor injuries after Eastway accident

A car accident in Fulwood caused major tailbacks as Prestonians tried to get to the fireworks display at Preston Grasshoppers on Wednesday evening. Two cars collided on Eastway near the Ibis roundabout, where the A6 passes over the road around 7pm. Preston Police attended and two people had minor injuries treated at the scene. Police worked to clear the vehicles to try and get traffic flowing […]

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Come home Melissa: Preston Police issue new appeal in hunt for missing Ribbleton teenager

Update: Melissa has been found safe and well Police have re-issued their appeal for a missing Ribbleton teenager to come home. Melissa Hughes, 16, was last seen around 7pm on Wednesday 29 October after leaving her home on Gamull Lane, Ribbleton. The teen, who is white, around 5′ tall, slim, with blue eyes and short shoulder length blonde hair which has been dyed purple. She […]

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