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

Avenham flat fall: No charges as police rule out foul play

The woman fell from the flats in Avenham Pic: Tony Worrall Police have concluded there was no foul play involved in how a woman fell from a block of flats in Preston city centre. The 25-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after […]

1 month ago
Homeowners warned after car break-ins near Royal Preston Hospital

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident A Fulwood homeowner has taken an investigation into his car being broken into into his own hands. Colin Sinnott has released footage and pictures via social media from his home […]

1 month ago
Fiona Barnes jailed for stealing from Preston’s SPACE centre and lying about having cancer

Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do A charity fundraiser who stole £24,000 from the disabled children’s charity she worked for has been jailed for 15 months. Fiona Barnes, 55, was so desperate to avoid prison she […]

1 month ago
Disgraceful fly tipping at Preston Cemetery

Fly tipping in Preston Cemetery Pic: Jack Varey Bin bags, mattresses and household waste have been left strewn across Preston’s Cemetery. Sunday morning dog walkers found the fly tipping lining the paths at the Miller Road entrance in […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Constant fly tipping has tipped this Prestonian over the edge

This sign has appeared in the St Matthews area Pic: Andy Speariett One Prestonian has got so fed up with fly tipping in their road they’ve put up a message on a lamppost. The sign indicated the resident of Maitland Street, off […]

1 month ago
Two men wanted in connection with alleged Preston sexual assault

Daniel Ross and Carl Atkinson's pictures have been released by police in connection with the appeal A reward is being offered to trace two men wanted in connection with an alleged sex assault in Preston. Both Daniel Ross, 19, and Carl Atkinson, 20, are thought by […]

1 month ago
Police warning to UCLan students arriving in Preston

Police officers standing guard in Preston New students arriving to study in Preston have been issued with a warning by police. Preston Police say they will be out and about during the course of Freshers Week […]

1 month ago
Four men arrested after mass fight in New Hall Lane

New Hall Lane close to the junction of Salisbury Street where the incident happened Pic: Google Violence erupted in New Hall Lane on Thursday with reports of two groups of men fighting. Traffic was stopped during the afternoon when four men abandoned a car in the […]

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