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Preston woman ‘grabbed’ outside city centre nightclub by group of men

Police are appealing after a woman was accosted by a group of Asian men outside a city centre Preston nightclub. The incident happened around 5pm on Friday 18 July as the woman made her way down Church Street. As she passed the Evoque nightclub she was grabbed around the wasit and corned by a group of seven or eight men. Lancashire Police say the men […]

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Couple arrested by police on suspicion of Broadgate attack on teenagers

A man and a woman have been arrested following an assault on two teenagers outside the Continental pub in Broadgate. Lancashire Police say they have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Lostock Hall and a 32-year-old man from Walton-le-Dale on suspicion of assault. They are currently being questioned by detectives about the incident outside the pub on South Meadow Lane which left one teenager unconscious and […]

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Man wanted after sexual assault on teenager in Walton-le-Dale

Police have released a computer generated image of a man wanted following a sexual assault in Walton-le-Dale. Detectives released the image after a 13-year-old girl was approached by a man in the Severn Drive/Duddle Drive area. He approached the girl on Monday 14 July around 8.20am and tried to speak to her, he then sexually assaulted her. The man is described as a white male, […]

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Wedding guest pair hunted by police after teenagers left with serious injuries

Police are hunting a couple who they say carried out a “disgraceful” assault on two teenagers outside a Preston pub. A 19-year-old man was left unconscious and an 18 year old female had a glass smashed into her face. A man and woman in their mid to late 20s were seen leaving the Continental on South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, around 11.30pm on Saturday 26 July, […]

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CCTV images issued following vandalism at a Lancashire train station

British Transport Police are appealing for help to trace a woman after a station windowsill in Lancashire was defaced with a cigarette lighter. The incident happened at Kirkham Railway station at 11.30pm on Thursday, 19 June. Two women sat on a bench in the booking hall rolling cigarettes. One of the women then proceeded to melt the window sill with a lighter. The women could […]

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Preston police release CCTV pictures of men wanted for false fire alarm

Police want to speak to two men after a fire alarm was set off in Richmond House off Avenham Lane. Preston city centre PCSO Stephen Connolly said: “We believe that they had been visiting one of the residents. “The males are wearing distinctive clothing and both had bicycles with them. “This incident prompted Lancashire Fire Rescue Service to attend and could have had serious consequences […]

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