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

BMW driver caught doing over 100mph on motorway

Driver caught travelling over 100mph on the M61. Credit: @LancsRoadPolice A BMW driver is off to court after being caught driving over 100mph. The driver was travelling at speeds up […]

5 hours ago
Bail date extended for One Connect arrests

County Hall is currently drawing up its proposals for how to save hundreds of millions a year The investigation centres on contracts between County Hall and One Connect Pic: thepracticalsurveyor The period of bail for four men arrested in connection with the One Connect partnership has been […]

8 hours ago
Gun pointed at group of people during Deepdale incident

The gun was pointed at a group of people near the mosque in Peel Hall Street Pic: Google The gun was pointed at a group of people near the mosque in Peel Hall Street Pic: Google Police have stepped up patrols in Deepdale after a gun was pointed […]

14 hours ago
How Preston is tackling begging to be discussed

Helping the homess An update on how a crackdown on begging in Preston city centre is to be given. Businesses operating in the city centre are to meet to discuss the issue. It […]

15 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Children rescued from St Joseph’s Orphanage after becoming trapped

St Joseph's Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw St Joseph’s Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw Police have issued another warning for youths to stay away from the former St Joseph’s Orphanage in Preston city centre. […]

2 days ago
CCTV picture issued following Sainsbury’s knifepoint robbery

Picture released by police in connection with Ingol robbery Picture released by police in connection with Ingol robbery A picture has been released following the knifepoint robbery at a supermarket in Ingol. Sainsbury’s, which recently opened, was targeted by […]

3 days ago
Cyclist and van involved in collision in Cottam

Cottam Way where it meets Canberra Lane Pic: Google Cottam Way where it meets Canberra Lane Pic: Google An incident between a van and a cyclist in Preston has triggered a police appeal. During Friday 5 May a collision […]

3 days ago
‘Selfish’ vandal wrecks Miller Park trees

Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria It looks like strong winds have blown through one of Preston’s glorious parks. But it is a human hand which […]

3 days ago
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