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

Plungington man charged with burglary

Colin Hannan A Plungington man who was wanted by police has been arrested and charged with burglary. Police launched an appeal to try and locate Colin Hannan, 49, who was wanted on […]

5 hours ago
Wanted gang member has handed himself in

Nawaz was given the order on Valentine's Day at Preston Crown Court A gang member who breached an injunction has handed himself into police. Asim Nawaz, 21, was issued with a gang injunction order on Valentine’s Day. Earlier this week police launched […]

5 hours ago
Ashton-on-Ribble man wanted by police

Patrick Clifford An Ashton-on-Ribble man is wanted on suspicion of breaching a restraining order. Patrick Clifford, 28, has seen his picture released by Preston Police. They say he’s wanted on suspicion of […]

2 days ago
Police want to trace Plungington man in connection with two burglaries

Colin Hannan A Preston man is wanted in connection with two burglaries. Preston Police have released the picture of Colin Hannan. They say he is wanted in connection with two burglaries in […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police now say incident did happen near North Road but it was not an abduction

The incident took place near the burnt out car breakers yard in Southgate Pic: Google Police have now revealed an incident did take place off North Road during Sunday but it was not an abduction. Social media posts suggested two teenage girls had been abducted […]

3 days ago
Police appeal to trace man in connection with burglary and theft from a vehicle

Ronnie Kirkham A man wanted on recall to prison may be in the Preston area according to police. Ronnie Kirkham is wanted in connection with offences including burglary and theft from a […]

3 days ago
Police say Preston teenage girl abduction reports ‘are false’

Police have dismissed rumours on social media that a group of men had abducted two girls from Preston. A Facebook post was shared more than 1,000 times about an incident […]

3 days ago
Police trace car with false plates at Preston Docks McDonalds drive-thru

The Mercedes was found to be using false plates Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police uncovered a car with false plates at the McDonalds drive-thru on Preston Docks. The vehicle was stopped by police during Sunday (16 June). Reports came in of police activity […]

4 days ago
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