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

Police car and Mercedes involved in Ribbleton crash

The car was found abandoned off Watling Street Road Pic: LancsRoadPolice A Mercedes was found abandoned and smashed up after a collision with a police car in Preston. The police helicopter was out above Ribbleton after the crash between the car […]

2 months ago
Three cars set on fire at Audi dealership in Preston

The Audi dealership in Chain Caul Way Pic: Google Three sports cars worth tens of thousands of pounds have been set alight in an arson attack. Two fire crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service rushed to the Audi […]

2 months ago
Avenham flat fall: No charges as police rule out foul play

The woman fell from the flats in Avenham Pic: Tony Worrall Police have concluded there was no foul play involved in how a woman fell from a block of flats in Preston city centre. The 25-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after […]

2 months ago
Homeowners warned after car break-ins near Royal Preston Hospital

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident A Fulwood homeowner has taken an investigation into his car being broken into into his own hands. Colin Sinnott has released footage and pictures via social media from his home […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fiona Barnes jailed for stealing from Preston’s SPACE centre and lying about having cancer

Fiona Barnes pictured at her leaving do A charity fundraiser who stole £24,000 from the disabled children’s charity she worked for has been jailed for 15 months. Fiona Barnes, 55, was so desperate to avoid prison she […]

3 months ago
Disgraceful fly tipping at Preston Cemetery

Fly tipping in Preston Cemetery Pic: Jack Varey Bin bags, mattresses and household waste have been left strewn across Preston’s Cemetery. Sunday morning dog walkers found the fly tipping lining the paths at the Miller Road entrance in […]

3 months ago
Constant fly tipping has tipped this Prestonian over the edge

This sign has appeared in the St Matthews area Pic: Andy Speariett One Prestonian has got so fed up with fly tipping in their road they’ve put up a message on a lamppost. The sign indicated the resident of Maitland Street, off […]

3 months ago
Two men wanted in connection with alleged Preston sexual assault

Daniel Ross and Carl Atkinson's pictures have been released by police in connection with the appeal A reward is being offered to trace two men wanted in connection with an alleged sex assault in Preston. Both Daniel Ross, 19, and Carl Atkinson, 20, are thought by […]

3 months ago
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