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Police arrest man after Preston Docks assault

A Preston man has been arrested on suspicion of assault at Preston Docks. Police were called just before 9pm on Monday to reports of an incident near a number of restaurants on the Docks, including Chiquitos, McDonalds and the Ribble Pilot pub. A 19 year old man was assaulted and an ambulance called to provide treatment. The 20 year old man arrested remains in police […]

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Jewellery worth thousands stolen in Fulwood home raid

Thousands of pounds worth of jewellery has been taken from a Fulwood home. Police are appealing for information after a window was smashed at a house on Abbot Croft and a number of items of jewellery and a black Sony Vaio laptop were taken during the raid. The incident happened around 9.30pm on Saturday 29 November and the jewellery taken included a diamond engagement ring, […]

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Christopher Holding

Police appeal to trace Christopher Holding who has breached prison licence

Police are continuing to hunt a man thought to be in the Preston area wanted on prison recall. Christopher Holding, 26, was jailed for 45 months in December 2012 for theft and theft in a dwelling. Holding, of Turpin Green, Leyland, was released in July 2014 but has breached the terms of his licence for not paying a court fine. Lancashire Police say they believe […]

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Penwortham flasher exposes himself to woman twice on Cop Lane

Police are appealing for information after a man twice exposed himself to a woman in Penwortham. The 18 year old woman was walking along Cop Lane at the junction of Bank Parade. He exposed himself to the woman, she ignored him and continued to walk west along Cop Lane before the man confronted her again and exposed himself at the junction with Glenway. The incident […]

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Major damage has been caused to the rear of the community centre

Community Link Centre fire: Arson investigation launched after Ashton blaze

An arson investigation has been launched by police after a fire at a Preston community centre. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service called in Lancashire Police after tackling the blaxe at the Community Link Centre on Starrgate Drive in Ashton-on-Ribble. Police are appealing for information as they believe the fire started when a bench outside the centre was set alight. The incident happened around 10pm on […]

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Police appeal to find despicable conmen who tricked Penwortham pensioner out of £5,000

Two conmen used a recent water leak to trick their way into a vulnerable old lady’s home in Penwortham. The 86 year old let the men into her home on Broadfield Drive after being told they had come to check their water pressure. Police say while she was distracted they rifled through her possessions and took the money, during the incident at 6pm on Thursday. […]

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