Jonjo Highton murder: Two more Preston men arrested on suspicion of murder

Two more Preston men have been arrested in the investigation into the murder of a teenager. Police are investigating the murder of Jonjo Highton in Deepdale on Saturday night. The 18 year old was stabbed to death on St Stephen’s Road at around 11.20pm on Saturday 23 August. A 19 year old man is being held by police on suspicion of murder. Now Preston Police […]

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Flowers and tributes left to Jonjo

Friends pay tribute to teenager murdered in Deepdale

Friends of a teenager who was murdered in Deepdale have been paying tribute. The 18 year old, named locally as Jonjo Highton, was killed late on Saturday night on St Stephen’s Road. A board with pictures and flowers has been left near to where Jonjo died, and candles lit overnight in his memory. R.I.P jonjo highton — Ashley Hughes-Carr (@hughes_carr) August 24, 2014 Readers […]

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Peter James Thomas

Picture released of man wanted in connection with Preston robberies

Pictures have been released by police in a bid to trace a man wanted for robberies in Preston. Peter James Thomas, 27, is wanted by Lancashire Police in connection with two attempted robberies in the city. He is also believed to have committed two robberies in Blackpool and further robbies in the Greater Manchester area. Around 9.30pm on Saturday 23 August Thomas is said to […]

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Police appeal after armed raid at Ashton bookmakers

Police were called to a branch of bookmakers Betfred after an armed raid. The betting shop in Ashton-on-Ribble was targeted around 9.30am on Sunday. A man entered the shop at Lane Ends on Blackpool Road with a knife and threatened two members of staff. Cash was stolen and the man left the shop, and police believe he may have joined another man, and headed onto […]

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Deepdale stabbing: 20 year old Preston man arrested on suspicion of murder as man in late teens dies

A 20-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a stabbing in Deepdale. Police in Preston say a murder investigation is underway following the incident on St Stephen’s Road. Around 11.30pm on Saturday police and paramedics arrived at St Stephen’s Road to find a Preston man in his late teens, on the street with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at […]

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Police van parked on St Stephens'Road, Deepdale on Sunday lunchtime

Police investigating fatal stabbing in Deepdale

Police are guarding the scene of a stabbing in Deepdale. Officers from Preston Police and an ambulance were called to St Stephen’s Road just before midnight on Saturday. A man has died in the incident, in what police are calling a “knife incident”. A 20 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, according to a police statement released at 1pm on Sunday. […]

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