CCTV pictures released after Friargate robbery

Posted on - 3rd August, 2016 - 8:58pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Friargate, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Two men pictured near Friargate

Two men pictured near Friargate

A robbery which left a young man ‘extremely shaken’ has seen police launch a CCTV appeal to trace two men.


Pictures have been released of two men police would like to speak to.

The incident took place in Friargate on Thursday 14 July at 1am.

The victim, a 20-year-old man, was threatened and robbed of his wallet and cash.

DC Caroline Turley, of Preston CID, said: “This incident left the victim extremely shaken and we are now keen to speak to anybody with information about what may have occurred.

“Similarly we would like to identify and speak to the two men pictured as we believe they may be able to help with our ongoing enquiries.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting crime reference SA1609211.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

Two men from Preston were arrested following the incident.

Liam Jackson, 22, of Annis Street, Preston, was charged with robbery and is due to appear at Preston Crown Court later this month.

A 20-year-old arrested on suspicion of robbery was bailed until September 29th 2016.

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