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

Huge cannabis farm uncovered in Callon estate

Cannabis plants in the house in Callon Nearly 100 cannabis plants have been recovered from a house in Callon. Preston Police raided the two-storey house to find the entire property had been turned over to drugs production. […]

3 weeks ago
Search for missing 13-year-old last seen in Preston

Police are currently searching for a girl believed to be in the Preston area. Update: Olivia was found safe and well during Wednesday morning Olivia Duxbury, 13, was last seen […]

4 weeks ago
Arson investigation at former Perry’s site in Blackpool Road

Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google Firefighters brought a suspicious fire under control during the early hours of Boxing Day at a former car showroom in Preston. The fire, understood to have started on the roof, […]

4 weeks ago
Man left in life-threatening condition after Christmas Day collision

A man was left with life-threatening injuries and two others seriously injured following a collision during Sunday night in Preston. The incident happened at shortly after 10.30pm (Sunday, December 25th) when […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Deepdale boy’s toy taken from garden on Christmas Day

Joshua, identity protected, had been riding the new toy for Christmas Day A Preston boy has seen a present pinched on Christmas Day. Four-year-old Joshua from Deepdale had the red motorbike taken from the front garden. His older sister Nicola said the […]

4 weeks ago
Search for man who has been missing for several days

Lancashire Police has issued an appeal after a man with links to Preston went missing. Samuel Thomas, 20, was last seen around 4.50pm on Wednesday (December 21 ) in Blackpool […]

4 weeks ago
Police appeal after man goes missing close to Christmas

Preston Police have issued an appeal regarding a man who is missing from Preston. Mr Richard O’Brien, 31, was last seen at his home address in Lea at about 9:30am […]

4 weeks ago
Van driver charged following death of pensioner in Longridge crash

Police and fire crews in Preston Road Pic: Stephen Melling A Ribchester man has been charged in connection with the death of a pensioner near Preston. The incident which saw an 80-year-old man from Longridge suffer serious injuries and die […]

1 month ago
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