Police warning issued after spate of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble

Posted on - 25th November, 2017 - 5:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News, Tulketh
Mulgrave Avenue Pic: Google
Mulgrave Avenue Pic: Google

A spate of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble has triggered a police appeal.


Preston Police say a man, in his 20s and using a yellow coloured mountain bike to get around is wanted in connection with the break-ins.

Homes in Mulgrave Avenue, Powis Road and Egerton Road are understood to have been targeted in the last two weeks.

One burglary involved a brick being thrown through a window to gain access.

Police say the majority of the burglaries have taken place overnight and the offender is forcing entry via rear doors and windows.

Read more: Former home of historian in Ashton has student flats plans tabled

A number of sheds and garages have also been broken into.

The man suspected is said to be white, slim, clean shaven, wearing a black baseball cap, black tracksuits and blue trainers.

Anyone with information can call police via 101 and use the log SA1718247.

Preston in pictures Cherry Blossom CastlePreston Docks from St Walburges spireRotala Preston Bus 20879 210831 PrestonRotala Preston Bus 20877 210831 PrestonRotala Preston Bus 20791 210831 PrestonRotala Preston Bus 20875 210831 PrestonRotala Preston Bus 20187 210831 PrestonPreston Marina, Docklands, Preston, Lancshire View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.