Crime

Where Stocks Road meets Blackpool Road is a busy junction in Preston

Updated: Lane Ends collision man in hospital

A section of Blackpool Road was been closed due to a crash. Lancashire Police said a man has been hit by a car at Lane Ends, Ashton-on-Ribble. The incident took place around 10.10am on Saturday and the man was treated in the street for head injuries. A passer-by was said to have rushed into the road after the man was hit to administer first aid. […]

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Police release e-fit of man wanted in connection with Ribbleton grabbing

This is what police think a man wanted on suspicion of grabbing a woman in Ribbleton looks like. Preston Police have released the image after the incident on Sunday as the woman walked along Ribbleton Hall Drive. The man approached the woman close to the junction with Ribbleton Hall Drive around 8pm. He grabbed her and attempted to pull her into some bushes. The woman […]

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High value racing bikes recovered by police in Fulwood

Police in Preston have released pictures of two bikes recovered from Fulwood. DC Jane Thomas said the bikes, both high value racing bikes and their special tyres, were found at 10pm on Wednesday. She said: “We’re now trying to find their rightful owner but have failed to identify them at this time.” The bikes were recovered from the Kings Drive area of the city. Anyone […]

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Appeal: Can you help police identify these three men suspected of Preston City Centre assault?

Lancashire Police want to speak to three men suspected of assault in Preston City Centre. The three images in this article were released by detectives and taken from CCTV footage from 2.25am on Wednesday December 3. A 19-year old victim is believed to have been followed by three men along Lancaster Road onto Old Vicarage when they demanded he hand over his wallet. He refused […]

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Appeal: Can you help police identify this man suspected of sexual assault?

Lancashire Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to regarding sexual assault. The victim, a 22-year old woman, was inappropriately grabbed by a man inside the Lanvin takeaway on Church Street on Saturday November 29. It is believed that he had a foreign accent, possibly Eastern European. PC Luke Newman said: “We are treating this as a sexual assault […]

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Ribbleton woman left shaken by grabbing incident

Police are appealing after a woman was grabbed by a man in Ribbleton who tried to pull her into some bushes. The 24 year old woman was walking along Ribbleton Hall Drive on Sunday around 8pm. As she came near to the junction with Ribbleton Avenue she was approached by a man who grabbed her. The woman was able to break free from the man […]

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