Crime

Dog handlers put on a display

Lancashire Police open day Behind The Badge to return in 2015

Police in Preston will be holding a second Behind the Badge Day. Lancashire Police threw open the doors of their Hutton HQ, just outside the city. Nearly 10,000 people passed through the open day which allowed people to explore what the police do. The Behind the Badge Day was hailed a huge success and a spokeswoman for the police confirmed they were exploring dates for […]

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Laurence has posted a picture of the bike to Twitter to try and get it back

Mountain bike stolen from Broadgate area

Police are appealing for information to trace a specialised mountain bike. The bike was taken from Connaught Road in the Broadgate area between 5pm and 7pm on Sunday. Cyclist Laurence Browning has taken to Twitter to try and get his bike back. He says it is a silver specialised rockhopper, avid juicy three disc brakes with white speed pedals. He said: “I bought it in […]

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Two Preston men arrested on suspicion of burglary after police chase

Two men have been arrested in Preston city centre on suspicion of burglary. Preston Police said the men were seen in the city centre and a foot chase ensued. One was arrested by plain clothes officers but the other made a run for it. A dog handler under and the police helicopter at Barton provided air support. The man was tracked down to some yards […]

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Four arrested after Preston city centre mass brawl

Four people have been arrested after a brawl outside a city centre bar. Preston Police were called to Rif and Co, formerly Revolution,¬†on Main Sprit Weind around 5.45am on Sunday. Four people were injured in the fight, which involved bottles being thrown, and police say minor injuries were treated. The fight is thought to have spilled into Glover’s Court. Police are appealing for witnesses and […]

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David and Lillian were targeted by a burglar

Preston burglary features on BBC crime show

A television show has shown how police tracked down a thief who burgled a pensioner couple in Preston. David and Lillian’s story has been featured in BBC’s Break-in Britain – The Crackdown. They had jewellery stolen from their home just days after David had returned from hospital after suffering a stroke. They called 999 after finding a man upstairs rummaging through their bedroom. David said: […]

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Boy cyclist suffers minor injuries after Penwortham collision

A young boy has suffered minor injuries after a collision with a car in Penwortham. Police were called out by the North West Ambulance Service to Cop Lane, just outside the health centre. A boy on a bike had collided with a black Kia Sedona around 5pm on Tuesday. He suffered minor injuries, including bruising to a leg.

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