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Two Preston men arrested on suspicion of burglary after police chase

Two men have been arrested in Preston city centre on suspicion of burglary. Preston Police said the men were seen in the city centre and a foot chase ensued. One was arrested by plain clothes officers but the other made a run for it. A dog handler under and the police helicopter at Barton provided air support. The man was tracked down to some yards […]

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Four arrested after Preston city centre mass brawl

Four people have been arrested after a brawl outside a city centre bar. Preston Police were called to Rif and Co, formerly Revolution,¬†on Main Sprit Weind around 5.45am on Sunday. Four people were injured in the fight, which involved bottles being thrown, and police say minor injuries were treated. The fight is thought to have spilled into Glover’s Court. Police are appealing for witnesses and […]

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David and Lillian were targeted by a burglar

Preston burglary features on BBC crime show

A television show has shown how police tracked down a thief who burgled a pensioner couple in Preston. David and Lillian’s story has been featured in BBC’s Break-in Britain – The Crackdown. They had jewellery stolen from their home just days after David had returned from hospital after suffering a stroke. They called 999 after finding a man upstairs rummaging through their bedroom. David said: […]

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Boy cyclist suffers minor injuries after Penwortham collision

A young boy has suffered minor injuries after a collision with a car in Penwortham. Police were called out by the North West Ambulance Service to Cop Lane, just outside the health centre. A boy on a bike had collided with a black Kia Sedona around 5pm on Tuesday. He suffered minor injuries, including bruising to a leg.

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Police to take no action over homophobic leaflets put through doors after Preston Pride event

No action is being taken by police after flyers with homophobic slurs were posted through Preston doors following the Pride festival on Saturday. The leaflet states “homosexuality is not natural. It never has been and it never will be.” and claims it is an “original sin.” A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “We are aware of a number of leaflets that have been distributed, but […]

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Two fabulous days during the behind the badge day at Hutton

The Lancashire Constabulary opened their doors this weekend to give the public a chance to ‘look behind the badge’ and get an insight into the different roles officers and staff play in keeping the public safe and secure on a daily basis. Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw was there with staff from his office, showcasing some of the projects they are involved in […]

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