Crime

Haslam Park Preston. Picture by Andy Halls

Arrests made after mountain bikes taken during Haslam Park robbery

Police have arrested three youths on suspicion of robbery after an incident in Haslam Park. A 16-year-old boy has suffered a suspected broken jaw after being hit by a tree branch during the robbery of his bike. Six teenagers approached another group of teenagers on Monday evening at the park off Blackpool Road in Ashton on Ribble. One of the group had a white Staffordshire […]

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Driver arrested on Ringway on suspicion of drugs offence

Police in Preston have arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs. Officers were called after a man was seen slumped over the wheel on the Ringway in the city centre. It was first thought this was due to a medical condition.

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A59 delays after Penwortham collision

Police were called during a rush-hour collision in Preston. The incident took place at the A59, Golden Way, in Penwortham – where roadworks are currently in place on the roundabout. Two vehicles were involved and an ambulance called. No injuries were reported and minor disruption was caused to traffic.

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Window smashed at The Moorbrook Inn

One of Preston’s oldest drinking holes was vandalised on Wednesday night. The Moorbrook Inn on North Road re-opened in May following a refurbishment. The Parlour window of the pub was put through by what owners are branding a “drunken idiot”. Management didn’t pull any punches, tweeting a picture of the damage and branding those responsible a “d*ckhead”. Part-owned by Jeremy Rowlands, who is behind the […]

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Motorcyclist suffered lacerated liver after Hoghton crash

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries are a horror accident at Hoghton on Saturday. The 29 year old man was left with serious injuries to his left leg, a broken foot and lacerated liver. Police closed Blackburn Old Road near Hoghton Tower in the direction of Riley Green for nearly four hours after the crash. The man, from Withnell, is believed to have come off his […]

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Five women arrested after mass brawl outside Preston nightclub

Five women were arrested outside a Preston nightclub after a brawl in the early hours of Sunday morning. Preston Police were called to Evoque nightclub after reports of at least three females “actively involved in a fight.” One woman was taken to Preston Royal Hospital by ambulance after suffering an arm injury. The women were arrested on drunk and disorderly, affray and suspicion of assault. […]

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