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

Preston men who robbed Post Office in inside job are jailed

From left to right: Mohammed Iqbal, Jason Yarwood, Terry Yarwood and Avaiz Samad From left to right: Mohammed Iqbal, Jason Yarwood, Terry Yarwood and Avaiz Samad Four Preston men have been jailed for an armed robbery at a Post Office. Post master Mohamed […]

1 month ago
Two boys charged with stabbing of man in Preston city centre

Police outside McDonalds in Preston Pic: Benjamin Wareing Police outside McDonalds in Preston Pic: Benjamin Wareing Two boys have been charged with stabbing an 18-year-old man in Preston city centre on Tuesday (21 February) evening. The boys, both […]

1 month ago
Police appeal to trace on the run murderer Shaun Colin Walmsley

Shaun Colin Walmsley Shaun Colin Walmsley Police forces across the UK, including in Lancashire, are working with Merseyside Police to trace a convicted murderer. Shaun Colin Walmsley, 28, escaped from custody during Tuesday […]

1 month ago
Preston stabbing victim remains in hospital as teenager held

Lowthian Street closed off Pic: Benjamin Wareing Lowthian Street closed off Pic: Benjamin Wareing A man stabbed in the arm and in his back remains in a stable condition in hospital. The incident in Preston city centre […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Drug smuggler caught with cannabis on Preston to Glasgow train

Hoang Ho being led away at Glasgow Central station Hoang Ho being led away at Glasgow Central station A man who was caught with thousands of pounds of cannabis on a train between Preston and Glasgow has been jailed. […]

1 month ago
Preston city centre stabbing leaves McDonalds and roads closed

Police outside McDonalds in Preston Pic: Benjamin Wareing Police outside McDonalds in Preston Pic: Benjamin Wareing A young male has been taken to hospital following a suspected stabbing in Preston city centre. McDonalds in Friargate and the alleyway […]

1 month ago
Hit and run leaves pedestrian with injuries near Morrisons

The incident happened near to Mothercare and Morrisons Pic: Google The incident happened near to Mothercare and Morrisons Pic: Google A man has been left with serious injuries after a suspected hit and run near a Preston supermarket. Preston Police […]

1 month ago
Police cordon off part of Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station at night Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston Bus Station at night Pic: Sonia Bashir There has been a death following an incident¬†at Preston Bus Station. Preston Police have cordoned off part of the grade-II listed building. […]

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