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

Mass brawl outside Tarleton pub leaves woman with fractured hip

Village Inn at Tarleton Pic: Google Village Inn at Tarleton Pic: Google A 20-person brawl outside a village pub near Preston left a woman with a fractured hip. Lancashire Police were called to the mass fight […]

23 hours ago
Seven members of human trafficking gang jailed as diary reveals emotional torture of victims

Seven members of trafficking gang jailed Seven members of a human trafficking gang who brought Romanian women into the UK to work in brothels have been jailed for a total […]

3 days ago
Peter Rankin’s book of condolence has been vandalised

Some of the town pages in the tributes to Peter Rankin Some of the town pages in the tributes to Peter Rankin A book of condolence to the late Peter Rankin is now only available by request at the Town Hall […]

3 days ago
Cafune closed due to break-in on the Flag Market

Stock left trashed by the break-in at Cafune Stock left trashed by the break-in at Cafune A new Preston city centre cafe has been forced to close after being targeted by vandals. Cafune on the Flag Market, which […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man and woman in hospital after Ripon Street attack

Emergency services in Ripon Street Emergency services in Ripon Street A man and woman are both in hospital and under arrest after an attack in the Plungington area. Preston Police attended reports of an assault […]

4 days ago
Cars targeted during Fishwick break-ins

One of the cars had its window smashed off New Hall Lane One of the cars had its window smashed off New Hall Lane Frustrated Fishwick residents have released CCTV pictures after a number of cars in their road were targeted by […]

5 days ago
BMW driver arrested after Grimshaw Street crash

Police presence in Grimshaw Street The damaged car in Grimshaw Street A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after crash into a Preston city centre pub. The BMW driver lost control as he […]

5 days ago
Police appeal to trace convicted burglar who could be in Preston

Stephen Crawford Stephen Crawford Police are appealing to trace a convicted burglar. Stephen John Crawford has links to Preston and the Ribble Valley. Update: Police say Crawford was arrested in the Burnley […]

6 days ago
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