CCTV pictures show an attempted robbery at a newsagents in Ashton-on-Ribble. A man entered Hassans Newsagents on Birkdale Drive and punched a 66 year old shop assistant several times in the face. He demanded money and put it in a bag, but the brave shop worker managed to get out from behind the counter and alerted a passer-by. The would-be thief made off empty handed. […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Update: Lancashire Police say Elaine has been found safe and well. Police have issued an urgent appeal to find a woman missing from her home in Fulwood. Elaine Mansfield, 55, was last seen at 7pm on Sunday withdrawing cash at Royal Preston Hospital. She had left her home on Castle Mount, Fulwood at 6pm. She is described as white, thin build with straight shoulder-length dark […]4 weeks ago by Ed Walker Share
Police are warning those getting new mobile phones and tablets for Christmas to ensure they have a legit one. 14 smartphones and tablets have been pinched in the city recently. A full list of the stolen kit is below: Apple iPhone 5s Mobile Phone, Black in colour – IMEI No: 351988064944862 Apple iPhone 5c Mobile Phone, Pink in colour – IMEI No: 358804051430505 Apple iPhone […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business? Want to promote your local business?
A number of items of jewellery have been stolen in the Preston area. PCSO Stephen Connolly has released pictures of the jewellery in the hope of tracing it. Items taken include a number of rings, pendants and necklaces. Anyone who has information on the theft should call 101 quoting LC-20141216-0949.1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
Motorway police have released pictures of a smashed car on the M6. The driver was caught without a licence and having illegal tyres near junction 31 of the motorway. Conditions were poor when the driver lost control near Samlesbury. Motorway police were on the scene and had stern words for the driver who has had the car impounded.1 month ago by Ed Walker Share
Police are appealing for information after a robbery in Fulwood. Two men approached a house in Hollins Grove on Friday around 3pm pretending to be a gutter repair service. Lancashire Police say while one of the men distracted the victim at the rear of his house another man entered the house and made off with £150 in cash and a Sony laptop. A statement from […]1 month ago by Ed Walker Share