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

Two men charged after Plungington New Year’s Day death

Police near the community centre in Plungington Two men have been charged following the death of a man on New Year’s Day in Preston. Nathan Richardson, 19, of Bury Road in Bolton, is charged with murder and […]

2 months ago
Car crashes into lamppost in Bamber Bridge

The scene in Brindle Road as police arrived Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver has been charged with drink-driving after a car ploughed into a lamppost in Bamber Bridge. Police were called shortly before midnight on Wednesday (4 January) to Brindle Road. They found a […]

2 months ago
Bike taken from outside Fulwood pub

A CCTV picture released and a bike similar to the one taken A bike worth thousands of pounds has been taken from outside a pub in Fulwood. Preston Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they wish to speak to […]

2 months ago
Plungington murder investigation: Two more arrests made

Forensics tents can be seen close to the community centre Two further arrests have been made as police continue to investigate the death of a man on New Year’s Day in Preston. A 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man, both […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Gang who blighted Preston are BANNED from the city

From top left, clockwise: Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Abid Umar, Aaron Hampson and Dil Nawaz A gang who terrorised Avenham and Fishwick have been banned from the city and surrounding area. Lancashire Police applied for the Gang Injunction Order against six men – from Leyland, […]

2 months ago
Staff member at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet punched in the face during New Year’s Day

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the assault Police are trying to trace a man after a New Year’s Day attack at a restaurant near Preston. A member of staff was hurt during the incident at Guy’s Thatched […]

2 months ago
Plungington murder: Man arrested following death of man near community centre

The ambulance parked near Barlow Street A murder inquiry is underway following the death of a man in his 60s in Preston. Preston Police have arrested a 19-year-old man from Bolton on suspicion of murder. The […]

2 months ago
Plungington attack: Man in his 60s dies as police say death is unexplained

A police officer puts cones out near the community centre A man in his 60s has died after an attack in the Plungington area of Preston. Preston Police say the death is being treated as unexplained. The man was found […]

2 months ago
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