Police investigation after ‘shots’ heard in Moor Nook

Posted on - 26th August, 2019 - 9:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
Investigation after sound of shots in Moor Nook

Police are investigating reports of the sound of shots being fired in Moor Nook this evening.


Uniform and forensic officers were at the junction of Pope Lane and Grizedale Crescent where a cordon was set up at around 5pm.

A Preston Police spokesperson said: “We were called at shortly after 5pm today (Monday, August 26th) to reports of the sound of shots being fired on Pope Lane in Preston.

“Officers attended and an investigation is in its early stages.

“There are no reports of any injuries.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log number 1206 of Monday, August 26th.

Alternatively independent charity Crimestoppers can be reached anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at

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