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Police appeal after collision in Moor Lane in Preston

POLICE are appealing for information after a collision on Moor Lane in Preston.  A 22 year old man from Preston was crossing the zebra crossing on Moor Lane with a friend when he was involved in a collision with a blue Ford Focus travelling towards the A6.  The collision happened at about 9.15pm.  The pedestrian was taken by ambulance to hospital suffering from a broken eye […]

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CCTV images released following two Preston betting shop robberies

Police in Preston have released CCTV images after two city betting shops were robbed in August. The images show the masked men believed to be responsible for the terrifying raids. A first robbery took place on Sunday 24 August at the Betfred shop on Blackpool Road in Ashton on Ribble. Two men approached the sop from the Kimberley Road area. One waited outside while the […]

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A battering ram was used on one property to force the door

Operation Nemesis: Seven people charged with drugs offences after Preston raids

Seven people have been charged by police following drugs raids across Preston on Wednesday. Police raided 13 addresses across the city, plus homes in Penwortham and Bamber Bridge, as part of Operation Nemesis. All seven have been charged with conspiring to supply class A drugs – crack cocaine and heroin. Those charged are: Ryan Malik, 27, of Henderson Street, Preston Ainsley Cox, 21, of Avenham […]

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Operation Nemesis: Details of seven people arrested during drugs raids

Seven men and woman have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in drug dealing in the city. Police raided addresses across Preston, Penwortham and Bamber Bridge on Wednesday. The arrests are part of Operation Nemesis, aimed at clamping down on serious organised crime in the city. Warrants were executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act at addresses in Kingsfold Drive in Penwortham, as well […]

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A battering ram was used on one property to force the door

Watch: Police raid properties across Preston in latest drugs raids

Eight more Prestonians have been arrested in the latest drugs raids by Preston Police. Dawn raids in Avenham and across the rest of the city Video released by police shows officers arriving at various properties, with one having its door smashed with a battering ram. If you’re on our app click here to watch. The raids are part of Operation Nemesis, aimed at tackling serious […]

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Police officers raid a house in Preston on Wednesday morning

Operation Nemesis: Eight more arrested in Preston drugs raids

Thirteen Preston properties were raided by officers from Preston police on Wednesday morning. Lancashire Police said eight people had been arrested on drug related offences. The raids were part of Operation Nemesis which has seen more than 20 people charged with drugs offences across the city. Police acted on information reported anonymously from the public about suspicions of drug dealing in the city. No further […]

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