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This category relates to all things to do with crime in Preston.

Scooter jewellery stolen during Fulwood burglary

Five pieces of jewellery have been taken during the break-in Police are appealing to trace jewellery stolen in a burglary from a home in Fulwood. Five pieces of jewellery, four of them metallic scooters and motorbike pieces, were taken from […]

1 month ago
Arson investigation after Moor Park motorhome fire

Moor Park is now a conservation area and a grade II listed park Police are investigating after a motorhome was set alight in Preston. Crews were called to Moor Park Avenue to reports of the vehicle on fire around 6.30pm on Monday. Firefighters […]

1 month ago
Disability Equality broken into on Church Street during Christmas holidays

Damage caused to a window at the Church Street premises A charity helping the disabled live independently in Preston has been broken into. Disability Equality in Church Street arrived back to get started in January to find smashed glass littering […]

1 month ago
Preston man killed by his own dog in Fishwick

Police vehicles remained in Dundonald Street on Friday evening A man has died following a dog attack in Fishwick. At around 3.45pm on New Year’s Day police were called by the North West Ambulance Service to an address in […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishergate bomb: Ingol man charged in connection with shopping centre incendiary device

Police outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre on Thursday A Preston man has been charged by police in connection with the Fishergate Shopping Centre incendiary device. David Rutherford, 24, of Barry Avenue, Ingol, has been charged with making an […]

1 month ago
Fishergate bomb: Ingol man arrested in connection with device

Bomb squad in Butler Street in Preston on Thursday Pic: Tony Worrall An Ingol man has been arrested in connection with the device left at the Fishergate Shopping Centre before Christmas. Preston Police say a 24-year-old man from Ingol is in custody […]

1 month ago
Electronic Christmas gifts taken during festive period trigger Preston Police warning

iPhones are one of the most popular targets for thieves Pic: wicker_man Preston Police are urging Prestonians to be vigilant with their new devices received as Christmas presents. A raft of laptops, phones and games consoles have been reported stolen during the […]

1 month ago
Man has bike taken during Riversway attack by group of teenagers

Preston Docks where the incident happened and a bike similar to the one taken Pic of Docks: Gary Bond A man was punched in the face while his bike was taken during an robbery in Preston. The 21-year-old was cycling with a friend on Mariners Way in Riversway around […]

1 month ago
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