Crime

The Adelphi pub is close to the university campus in the city

Three men arrested after incident outside Adelphi pub

Three men were arrested for fighting outside a Preston pub. Police were called to the Adelphi pub on the Fylde Road roundabout at 1.10am on Sunday. A disturbance outside the pub had resulted in damage to three windows. Three men were arrested and charged with affray. Police briefly closed the roundabout by the pub during the incident.

3 weeks ago by
Luke Rhoden died of a cardiac arrest according to Spanish authorities

Luke Rhoden death in Ibiza: Could two Prestonians hold more video footage?

Two Preston men are being asked to come forward in the mystery surrounding the death of a former rugby league player in Ibiza. Luke Rhoden, from Wigan, died on Tuesday outside the Ibiza Rocks hotel. Rhoden, 25, is said to have fallen from a balcony and video footage has emerged showing him being pinned down by Spanish police. Eyewitnesses claim there was a struggle between […]

4 weeks ago by
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Go behind the scenes at Lancashire Police during Hutton headquarters open day

Prestonians are being invited to see how Lancashire Police operate at their headquarters on the edge of Preston. Based at Hutton the force is holding an open day for residents to get behind the scenes. Officers will talk through how they respond to major incidents, the training police dogs get and some of the secrets in crime scene investigations. Paid for by money seized from […]

4 weeks ago by
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Sex offender Byrom Cross arrested in Preston

A convicted sex offender who breached his notification requirements with the police has been arrested. Byrom Cross, 24, was wanted by Lancashire Police after failing to tell them about a change of address. He was known to have connections to Preston and was found by officers on Tuesday in Preston and arrested.

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Jonjo Highton murder: Two further men charged with murder of Deepdale teenager

Seven people have now been charged in the investigation into the murder of Jonjo Highton in Deepdale. The 18-year-old was found stabbed on St Stephen’s Road on Saturday 23 August. Two more men were charged with murder on Monday night by Lancashire Police. Stephen Walton, 23, of no fixed address and Zaahid Patel, 19, of Park Avenue, Preston, were both charged with murder. Five other […]

1 month ago by
Three people wanted in connection with Co-Op incident

Fulwood Co-op incident: Three people wanted by police after theft and assault

Three people are wanted following a theft and assault at a Preston supermarket. The incident took place at the Co-op store on Garstang Road, Fulwood on Monday 18 August. Around 7pm two men and a woman are believed to have placed a bottle of alcohol in a carrier bag and tried to leave without paying. A member of staff stopped one of the men carrying […]

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