Crime

ADRIAN WANE Feature

Preston man missing for over a month

POLICE in Preston are appealing for information about a 43-year-old homeless man who has been missing since January. Adrian Wane – known as Ady – was last seen on Lancaster Road North on Tuesday 20 January. He is a known rough sleeper and has not been seen since. Sgt Wendy Fitzgerald from Preston Police said: “It has been over a month now since Ady was […]

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Evofit appeal after woman, 19, assaulted during street robbery

POLICE have released an Evofit image of a man they would like to speak to after a woman was robbed and assaulted in Preston. On Saturday (21 February) at around 7.35pm, a 19-year-old woman was walking down Old Vicarage across from Preston Bus Station towards the city centre. She was confronted by two men, one of which has asked her for money. He has grabbed her […]

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Daniele Baron's picture of the station triggered many other Blog Preston readers to send in their pictures on Tuesday

Late-night Preston trains see increased police presence

Police were out in force on Friday night on train services through Preston. British Transport Police are running monthly days of action where they will patrol late-night services. Special Constables Joe Brooks, Louise Sefton, Pete Barrowcliff, Chloe Sewell, Michael McCartan, Rachel Bond, Joseph Bloomfield and acting Special Sergeant Jennifer Leach, joined late night services from Manchester Victoria to Preston. Sergeant Tom Nicholls said: “Patrols such […]

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Pensioner taken to hospital after Goosnargh smash

A pensioner was left in hospital with a fractured sternum after a crash in Goosnargh. Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a car collided with a van on Tuesday. Around 6.30pm a red Peugeot 206 was heading along Goosnargh Lane in the direction of Church Lane when it collided with a parked white Mercedes Sprinter van. The driver of the Peaugeot, a woman in […]

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Jordan Standing

Avenham assault: Police want to speak to Jordan Standing

Police have released a picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with an assault in Avenham. Jordan Standing, 22, from Preston is wanted after an assault on Saturday 7 February. Standing is described as white, 5’7″ with short dark brown hair and he has a three inch scar on the top of his head. He is understood to have connections to […]

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Man wanted in connection with Cannon Street vandalism

CCTV pictures released in hunt for Cannon Street store vandal

Police have released CCTV pictures of a man they want to speak to after a Preston store was vandalised. CCTV pictures show someone who may have information about the criminal damage which occured at European Fine Arts on Cannon Street. A £500 reward for information leading to a conviction is being offered by Brian Beck who has run the store for 13 years. The incident […]

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