Police were scrambled to an abandoned office block on Sunday afternoon to deal with a rampaging group of youths.Advertisement
Six young males, described as white and in their mid-teens, had gained accessed to Bhailok Court in Pole Street – just off Church Street.
Calls came into Preston Police around 5.30pm and Inspector Dave Britton said they brought in the police helicopter.
He said: “Officers had reports of boards being pulled off the building and youths inside. They were causing damage to the building.
“We called in the police helicopter from Barton and they deployed the Sky Shout system.
“This broadcasts a PA message and siren to the youths, a number of whom were on the roof.”
The youths came down from the roof and police made safe the building around 6pm.
No arrests have been made at this stage.