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Police appeal after bogus officials steal cash and laptop from Fulwood home

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 […]

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Police hunt two men who raided flat above Preston takeaway

A flat above a takeaway in Preston has been raided by two men while a teenage girl was inside. Preston Police are appealing when the flat above Jade City on London Road was entered on Tuesday. The incident took place around 6.30pm and left a 17-year-old girl shaken after the men forced their way in via a side door. Police say cash was taken during […]

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Fulwood Mace store robbery: Two men hunted after knife used to threaten staff

Two men are being hunted by police after an armed raid at a newsagents in Fulwood. Around 10.15pm on Sunday the men entered the Mace store on Blackpool Road with their faces covered. One of the men threatened staff with a knife before taking cash from the till. A second man was waiting by the door. Both the men ran off from the store in […]

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Court date set for Preston sex offender traced to Doncaster

Police have arrested and charged a convicted sex offender who failed to notify them of a change of address. Biaron Cross, 25, had an appeal launched by Lancashire Police to find him on Friday. Detectives tracked him to Doncaster and he was charged for breach of his notification requirements, as he is on the sex offenders register. He will be sentenced at Preston Crown Court […]

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Could Preston North End fans help catch Blackpool Road delivery driver robbers

A delivery driver was pushed to the floor and robbed in Preston on Saturday afternoon. Two men approached the driver while he was carrying out a delivery around 2pm on Blackpool Road near the junction with Primrose Lane. One man pushed the driver to the floor while the other snatched a bag, containing shopping, before both men ran off. Lancashire Police say one man is […]

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Chorley pensioner dies after Preston Docklands collision

A 79 year old woman has died after a collision on Preston Docks on Saturday afternoon. Lancashire Police say Eunice Whalley, from Chorley, was taken ill at her home after the crash at 5.30pm on Saturday. Paramedics were called to the incident at the traffic lights between Watery Lane and Port Way. The collision happened between a silver Ford Focus and a foreign registered green […]

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