Police cordon off part of Preston Bus Station

Posted on - 18th February, 2017 - 7:25pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston Bus Station, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Preston Bus Station at night Pic: Sonia Bashir
Preston Bus Station at night Pic: Sonia Bashir

There has been a death following an incident at Preston Bus Station.

Preston Police have cordoned off part of the grade-II listed building.

It is understood a woman fell from the roof of the bus station car park shortly before 6pm on Saturday (18 February).

Police have put up two large white screens near the Guild Hall side of the Bus Station close to the subway entrance.

A police spokeswoman said: “Emergency services attended and found the body of a woman thought to be in her 60s close to the central bus station.

“She has yet to be identified, however her death is not being treated as suspicious. A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course.”

Read more: Rocks thrown from city centre car park roof

Preston Police said they were informing the person involved’s next of kin and no further details would be released at this stage.

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