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Sixth Preston man charged with firearms offence following dawn raids

Posted on - 16th May, 2014 - 12:03pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News, Tulketh

Police have charged a sixth Preston man following dawn raids across the city.

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Andrew Leigh, 25, of Old Lancaster Lane, Tulketh has been charged with conspiracy to commit violent disorder.

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He was also charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.

Lancashire Police said the raids and charges were in connection with a firearm being fired in an incident in Blackburn in December.

A 23-year-old man who was produced from HMP Preston in respect of an alleged public order offence has been bailed until Thursday, June 26th.

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Five Preston men were charged on Thursday with conspiracy to commit violent disorder.

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