These two Preston men are two of Lancashire’s most wanted

Posted on - 8th February, 2018 - 8:09pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
Daniel Shaw and Lee Ashton
Daniel Shaw and Lee Ashton

Police have released pictures of two men they want to speak to in connection with offences in the Preston area.


The latest release of information to track down some of Lancashire’s most wanted called Operation Montford.

The countywide campaign sees Lancashire Police releasing pictures of a number of men they want to speak to in connection with serious offences.

Detective chief superintendent Sue Clarke said: “Robustly dealing with individuals who have committed these offences, supporting victims and preventing further offending remains a force priority and a key part of our everyday business.

“This operation gives a clear message that this type of offending will not be tolerated and emphasises our commitment to ensuring the safety of the community we serve.”

The two Preston men are:

Lee Ashton
Lee Ashton

Lee Ashton, 22, who is wanted for theft from a motor vehicle and burglary in Farington in July.

He is believed to be staying at various addresses in the Chorley, Leyland or Wigan areas.

He is white, 5’2″, small build, with short straight dark-brown hair and green eyes. He has the initials LA tattooed on his neck.

Daniel Shaw
Daniel Shaw

Daniel Shaw, 28, is wanted for assault and malicious communications in the Preston area.

He is believed to be in the Ribbleton area of Preston.

Shaw is white, slim, 5’8″, blue eyes, clean shaven and has short fair hair.

Anyone with information on either of the men should call police on 101.

You can see the full list of most wanted in Lancashire on the police website.

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