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

Arson investigation underway after fire in Avenham

Police have launched an investigation after a fire at a flat in Avenham last night. Fire crews were called to reports of a blaze in the doorway of a ground […]

6 hours ago
Mum of teenager who died in a collision says she will not stop looking for answers

The mum of a teenager who died when he was knocked off his bike in Preston says she has been left with more questions than answers after the inquest into […]

7 hours ago
Man from Fulwood charged with racist messages left on city mosque gate posts

The graffiti has been classified as a hate crime by police A Fulwood man has been charged in connection with racist graffiti on a city mosque. Masjid-e-Salaam in Watling Street Road was targeted three times during the Easter weekend. An NHS […]

2 days ago
Police officer attacked by two men at Preston Railway Station

Officers met the man at Preston Railway Station Pic: 70023venus2009 A police officer was attacked while trying to make an arrest at Preston Railway Station. British Transport Police said the officer was hit and knocked to the ground during the […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man arrested on suspicion of leaving Fulwood mosque hate crime messages

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston man has been arrested after three offensive messages were written on gate posts of a city mosque. Masjid-e-Salaam was targeted on three occasions during the Easter weekend. First […]

3 days ago
Muslim group issue message in wake of Fulwood mosque graffiti

The graffiti has been classified as a hate crime by police A Muslim charity in Preston has issued a plea to meet with the graffiti artists behind recent hate crimes against a city mosque. The Light Foundation has expressed shock at […]

3 days ago
Two further racist messages left on Fulwood mosque gate posts

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall Police are continuing to investigate after two more hateful messages were found scrawled on the gates of a mosque in Preston. A major hate crime investigation is under way after […]

3 days ago
Man wanted in connection with attack outside Church Street bank

The man in the grey hoodie could have information in relation to the attack Pic: Preston Police A man is wanted after an attack outside a bank in Preston city centre. Preston Police have released a CCTV picture after the assault in mid-March. A man was attacked […]

4 days ago
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