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Fishergate bomb: Preston man arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life

Bomb squad in Butler Street in Preston on Thursday Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston man has been arrested in connection with an incendiary device left in the Fishergate Shopping Centre. The 27-year-old is being held in custody of suspicion of arson with […]

2 months ago
Fishergate bomb: Fishergate Shopping Centre managers thank customers for their patience

Fishergate Shopping Centre's front entrance closed Pic: Tony Worrall Managers at the Fishergate Shopping Centre have thanked customers for their patience following Thursday’s bomb incident. The shopping centre in Preston was evacuated after a small explosive device was found […]

2 months ago
Fishergate bomb: CCTV image of man released in connection with device found in shopping centre

fishergatecctvcrop Police have released footage¬†of a man they believe has information about the bomb found in the Fishergate Shopping Centre. The shopping centre remains closed as the bomb squad and Preston […]

2 months ago
Fishergate bomb: Device went off in shopping centre toilets

Preston Police block off Butler Street after a device was found in the shopping centre Pic: Tony Worrall An explosive device was found in the Fishergate Shopping Centre mens toilets in Preston. Preston Police said the small device went off and could have caused injury. The bomb squad […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishergate bomb: Army bomb squad remain on the scene

Bomb squad on the scene in Butler Street Pic: Tony Worrall The Fishergate Shopping Centre has been closed since 9am on Thursday after a suspicious device went off in a bin. Preston Police have placed an exclusion zone around the centre, […]

2 months ago
Fishergate bomb scare: Shopping centre closed by police as device goes off in a bin

Police outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre on Thursday Preston Police say they do not know when the Fishergate Shopping Centre in Preston will reopen. A suspicious device was found in the shopping centre on Thursday morning, understood to […]

2 months ago
Ronnie Kirkham jailed for a number of burglaries in Preston

Ronnie Kirkham A Preston man has been jailed for more than three years for a number of burglaries in the university area of the city. Ronnie Kirham, of Adelphi Street, Preston, was […]

2 months ago
Nadeem Hussain jailed for sexual assault on young girl

Nadeem Hussain A Fishwick man has been jailed for sexually assaulting a six year old girl. Nadeem Hussain, 34, of Fishwick View, pleaded guilty to one count of assaulting a child under […]

2 months ago
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