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

Preston man charged with Ribbleton attempted robbery

The incident took place outside a row of shops in Ribbleton Pic: Google The incident took place outside a row of shops in Ribbleton Pic: Google An Avenham man has been charged following an attempted robbery in Preston. The incident in Ribbleton put […]

1 month ago
Watch two men police want to speak to in connection with Preston robbery

Two men pictured who police want to speak to Footage has been released showing two men police want to speak to in connection with a street robbery in Preston city centre. Two teenagers and a 19-year-old man were approached […]

1 month ago
Cause of the United Utilities cryptosporidium outbreak is revealed

Inside the Franklaw water treatment works Inside the Franklaw water treatment works The reason why Prestonians couldn’t drink their water without boiling it for a month has finally been revealed. United Utilities has been fined after […]

1 month ago
Penwortham flasher hunted by police

Manor Lane has seen increased police patrols Pic: Google Manor Lane has seen increased police patrols Pic: Google Police are hunting a flasher after a man was seen exposing himself in Penwortham. The man, described as being white, 22-25-years-old, […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police release picture of man after Penwortham pensioner robbed

Police want to speak to the man pictured Police want to speak to the man pictured A CCTV picture has been released by police in connection with a distraction robbery in Penwortham. Preston Police say a 90-year-old man […]

1 month ago
Knifepoint robbery at store in Penwortham

Google image of the store in Penwortham Police are appealing for information after a knife point robbery in Penwortham. A man entered the McColl’s convenience store in Leyland Road, Penwortham […]

1 month ago
Police helicopter scrambled as youths trash empty Preston office

The police helicopter was seen over the Church Street area Pic: Preston Chatterbox The police helicopter was seen over the Church Street area Pic: Preston Chatterbox Police were scrambled to an abandoned office block on Sunday afternoon to deal with a rampaging group […]

1 month ago
Someone has smashed up one of Preston’s red phone boxes

The iconic phone box was left damaged sometime between Friday evening and Saturday morning Pic: Alf Myers The iconic phone box was left damaged sometime between Friday evening and Saturday morning Pic: Paul Cleaver/Alf Myers A listed structure in Preston has been left vandalised. One of the […]

1 month ago
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