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

Ashton-on-Ribble pub brawl put man in hospital

Police and ambulance vehicles outside the pub A man was taken to hospital after a fight in a Preston pub. The Wheatsheaf pub on the corner of Water Lane and Tulketh Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, had police vehicles parked […]

2 months ago
Preston nursery school left counting the cost after youths break-in

Some of the damage at the Stoneygate nursery A play area at a nursery school in Preston has been damaged by cigarette ends. Preston Police say criminal damage was caused at Stoneygate Nursery in Avenham. The school has […]

2 months ago
Police car chase through Fishwick sees four men arrested

Police tweeted a picture of the stolen car after the chase ended Four men have been arrested after a police chase in Preston. Preston Police deployed police cars after one of its vehicles was rammed in New Hall Lane. The incident involved […]

2 months ago
Man punched in the face during Preston club toilet attack

Police would like to speak this man A man was attacked in the toilets of a Preston club after being involved in an altercation. Preston Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they wish to […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton man charged after paramedic attacked in Preston

Miller Arcade Pic: Google A paramedic has been attacked in Ribbleton after trying to help a man found collapsed in the road. Preston Police were called after a 23-year-old man was found unconscious shortly […]

3 months ago
Police warn youngsters ahead of Penwortham Gala

Street Monkey display at Penwortham Gala A warning has been issued to teenagers to behave during Penwortham Gala. The annual festival takes place during Saturday 11 June and South Ribble Police say they will be stepping […]

3 months ago
Can you help Lawrence get his beloved Yamaha bike back?

The carbon fibre bike was taken overnight from Tuesday into Wednesday A Preston biker is appealing for the public’s help to trace his stolen motorbike. The Yamaha R125 was taken from outside an address in Avenham Road. Lawrence Godfrey, from Fulwood, […]

3 months ago
Haslam Park flasher hunted by police after teenage girls targeted

The incident happened near a canal bridge at Haslam Park Pic: Paul Melling A man has silently pulled his shorts down and touched himself in front of two teenage girls in a Preston park. Preston Police have launched an appeal to trace the […]

3 months ago
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