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Jonjo Highton murder: Two further men charged with murder of Deepdale teenager

Seven people have now been charged in the investigation into the murder of Jonjo Highton in Deepdale. The 18-year-old was found stabbed on St Stephen’s Road on Saturday 23 August. Two more men were charged with murder on Monday night by Lancashire Police. Stephen Walton, 23, of no fixed address and Zaahid Patel, 19, of Park Avenue, Preston, were both charged with murder. Five other […]

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Three people wanted in connection with Co-Op incident

Fulwood Co-op incident: Three people wanted by police after theft and assault

Three people are wanted following a theft and assault at a Preston supermarket. The incident took place at the Co-op store on Garstang Road, Fulwood on Monday 18 August. Around 7pm two men and a woman are believed to have placed a bottle of alcohol in a carrier bag and tried to leave without paying. A member of staff stopped one of the men carrying […]

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Jonjo Highton murder: Two more Preston men charged with murder

Police have charged two more men with the murder of a Deepdale teenager. Jonjo Highton was found on St Stephen’s Road, Deepdale, on Saturday 23 August. He died from a stab wound to the neck. Lancashire Police say they have now charged Minhat Musa, 20 of Deepdale Road, Preston and Sabaar Dal, 19 of Alice Square, Preston with murder. Musa appeared at Preston Magistrates on […]

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Police appeal as sex offender Byrom Cross could be in Preston area

Police are appealing for information to trace a missing sex offender who could be in the Preston area. Update: Cross was arrested in Preston on Tuesday Byrom Cross, 24, is wanted for breach of his notification requirements after failing to tell Lancashire Police about his change of address. He was living in Darwen but police now believe he could be in the Preston area and […]

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Jonjo Highton murder: Two Preston men and teenage girl held as investigation continues

Three more Prestonians have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Jonjo Highton. Lancashire Police said a 24 year old man and 19 year old man, along with a 17 year old girl, are all being held after being arrested overnight on Thursday. Jonjo was found on St Stephen’s Road in Deepdale on Saturday night. A post mortem determined he had died from a […]

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Family pay tribute to teenage cyclist who died in New Hall Lane collision

A mother and father have paid tribute to their teenage son who died on Wednesday. Reece Whitehead, 14, died after a collision with a silver BMW while riding his bike. A statement released by his family said: “Our loving son, we love you so much, you have gone too soon and it hurts so much. “We will miss you forever and will never forget the […]

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