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Youths who set fire to bin and ‘played with it’ hunted by police

The group were seen putting their hands into the bin while it was smouldering Pictures released by police of the youths setting fire to the bin A group of youths are being hunted after a fire behind shops in Plungington. Preston Police have released […]

1 month ago
Van fire causes early morning problems on the M6

One lane closed after van fire on M6. Credit: Highways England A van fire on the M6 caused minor problems this morning (April 21). Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service and […]

1 month ago
Preston men charged as part of major human trafficking operation

One of the raids carried out today. Credit: Lancashire Police Two Preston men have this evening (April 20) been charged as part of a major human trafficking operation. Razvan Mitru, […]

1 month ago
Man in hospital after Preston city centre collision

Walker Street closed off by Preston Police Pic: Paul Rudyard Walker Street closed off by Preston Police Pic: Paul Ridyard A man fled the scene after being detained by police is in hospital after colliding with a taxi. Preston Police […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Eight arrested following major human trafficking operation

One of the raids carried out today. Credit: Lancashire Police Eight people have been arrested today (April 19) as part of an investigation into a major human trafficking operation. The […]

1 month ago
Driver caught going over double the speed limit just hours after serious crash

Driver caught travelling at 77mph along Blackpool Road. Credit: LancsRoadPolice A driver was caught travelling over double the speed limit just hours after a serious incident on the same road. The car was […]

1 month ago
Men in ski masks attempt to rob petrol station in Penwortham

Images from Preston Police after attempted robbery Police have released CCTV images following an attempt robbery in Penwortham. Men in ski masks, armed with a large knife, tried to rob […]

1 month ago
Long delays after collision at New Hall Lane and Blackpool Road junction

Picture from the scene. Credit: @Y2KProductions Preston Police has warned the public to expect long delays following a road traffic collision in Preston this morning (April 18). The incident occurred […]

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