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

Inquest into Fulwood death postponed until June

Gareth Roberts died after an incident at a house in Fulwood - two people were arrested on suspicion of murder The inquest into the death of a man who died at a house in Fulwood has been adjourned until June. Gareth Robert’s family made a request to the coroner to […]

4 hours ago
Terrifying footage shows driver going the wrong way down M55

The car was seen going the wrong way down the motorway A driver has been filmed driving the wrong way down the M55 near Preston. The incident happened on Sunday 13 January when traffic was travelling westbound between Junction 1, Broughton, […]

22 hours ago
Police trace man wanted for Plungington fight

Miguel Di Palma A fugitive on-the-run in Preston has been found hiding at a house in Ashton-on-Ribble. Preston Police had been searching for Miguel Di Palma. The 21-year-old was wanted by police after […]

2 days ago
Police drop Hesketh Arms licensing change objection

The Hesketh Arms saw a major revamp in the last few months Police have removed their objection to a Preston pub’s licensing change. The Hesketh Arms, owned by Marston’s, had applied, as part of an application to Preston City Council, to remove […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police continue investigation into Church Street assault after witness appeal

The Old Dog Inn in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston Police are continuing with their investigation into a Preston city centre assault following an appeal to trace witnesses. The incident occurred on Thursday 20 December when a 29-year-old man was […]

3 days ago
Man charged with Goosnargh cash machine theft

The Londis shop was targeted in Whittingham Lane Pic: Google A Preston man has been charged in connection with the attempted theft of a cash machine in a village on the edge of the city. Preston Police were called to […]

3 days ago
Frenchwood burglary suspects held as mounted police patrols continue

Mounted police in Cadogan Place Pic: Lancs Mounted Police Two men have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Frenchwood and Avenham. Preston Police stepped up patrols following a number of break-ins. Residents had taken to Twitter to […]

4 days ago
Lazy Cat Cafe’s charity box is taken as owner releases CCTV

One of the women places a black shawl over the charity box Pic: Lazy Cat Cafe One of Preston city centre’s most popular cafes has been targeted by thieves. CCTV footage released by the Lazy Cat Cafe shows a charity box being taken. The box – […]

4 days ago
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