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Man found dead near Lane Ends Post Office

A man has been found dead near the Lane Ends Post Office. Police have taped off Kimberley Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, and erected a forensics tent. They were called around 5.40am on Thursday after a man, in his 60s, was found in the middle of the road. The death is not currently being treated as suspicious.

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Sex offender Leanne Gilder arrested just outside Preston after breaching licence

A wanted sex offender who went on the run has been arrested just outside Preston. Lancashire Police confirmed Leanne Gilder, 29, had been caught in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Gilder had been convicted in May 2012 of inciting prostitution of a child aged 13 to 17 years. She had breached her licence conditions on release from prison and not notified police of her […]

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Two Preston men arrested in connection with illegal hunting of deer

Two Preston men have been arrested in connection with illegal poaching in Lancashire. A 46 year old and 50 year old man have been bailed until January after Lancashire Police arrested them, and a 24 year old man from Carnforth, on suspicion of illegally hunting deer. Wildlife officers have dealt with a number of incidents in Hale, Leighton and Warton in recent weeks. It is […]

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Rolex watch snatched from man in Penwortham park robbery

A Penwortham man was robbed of his Rolex watch while walking through a park. The 31 year old man was walking through Hurst Grange Park around 5.30pm on Sunday. He had just walked passed two men sitting on a bench when Lancashire Police say the men got up and pushed him to the ground. The victim was held down and police say another man punched […]

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Taxis targeted in Deepdale as police hunt car break-in thief

Police are hunting a man after a number of car break-ins during Saturday and Sunday. Three taxis in the Deepdale area were targeted in the St George’s Road and Castleton Road area. Police are warning drivers to ensure no sat navs, phones or money on display. On Sunday evening a car at West View Leisure Centre car park was targeted. Officers have chase up Emerson […]

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Woman charged after drunkenly assaulting two police officers outside Fulwood pub

A drunk woman spent Saturday night in the cells after assaulting two police officers. The woman refused to leave the Sumners pub on Watling Street Road, Garrison. Police were called and the woman assaulted both the officers leaving them with minor injuries. The woman was charged with assaulting two police officers and two public order offences. Officers were wearing new body cameras which recorded the […]

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