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Preston men arrested for possessing indecent images along with 17 year old Preston boy

A number of men from Preston have been arrested and charged in connection with child sexual exploitation. A 29 year old man from Preston was arrested and charged with rape, sexual assault, posessing indecent images and engaging in non-penetrative sex with a girl over 13 years old. He appeared at Preston Magistrates Court on Saturday. The arrests took place as Lancashire Police launched a crackdown […]

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Car fire arson investigated in Ashton on Ribble

A suspected arson attack on a car in Ashton on Ribble is being investigated. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent two fire crews to deal with the blaze on Stocks Road. They arrived at 6.29pm on Friday to find the car well alight and one firefighter used breathing apparatus in tackling the fire. The cause of the fire is now under investigation but a spokeswoman […]

3 months ago by
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First World War medals taken during Walton le Dale burglary

Two medals from the First World War have been stolen during a burglary at a home in Walton le Dale. More than £10,000 worth of belongings was taken during a break-in on Cuerden Lane. The medals taken are campaign medals complete with ribbons. One has the name of Charles Wheddon engraved on the back and the other is engraved with the name James Edward Nicholas. […]

3 months ago by
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Melissa Hughes missing: Preston teenager disappears from home for second time

A Ribbleton teenager has gone missing from home for a second time in less than a month. Melissa Hughes, 16, has not been seen since Friday 7 November. She left her home on Gamull Lane, Ribbleton, just an hour after being picked up by Lancashire Police in Blackpool. Also missing is Kieron Jolly, 19, who was last seen at Royal Blackburn Hospital around 8pm on […]

3 months ago by
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Poppy Appeal collection box stolen from Preston cafe

A Poppy collection box has been stolen from a city centre cafe. Winckleys cafe bar on Winckley Street has reported its Poppy Appeal charity tin has been pinched. Funds from the sale of poppies go to the Royal British Legion. Preston Police are looking into the matter. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101.

3 months ago by
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Two Avenham men wanted in connection with Preston drugs raids

Two Preston men are being hunted in connection with supplying Class A drugs in the city. Ashley Tunstall, 24, of St Austins Road, Avenham and Andrew Jessop, 46, of Wolseley Place, are both wanted after police raids. The appeal for information on the whereabouts of Tunstall and Jessop follows drugs raids across the city in September when seven people were arrested and charged. Tunstall is […]

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