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Police spotted searching the River Ribble at Penwortham

Posted on - 10th May, 2021 - 11:59am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Penwortham, Preston News
Police performing searches on the River Ribble today (May 10). Pic: @hughieradiofc

Preston residents noticed police completing searches on the River Ribble, sparking curiosity.

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Blog Preston contacted Lancashire Police regarding their increased presence in the area during Monday (10 May).

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A spokesperson for Lancashire police: “We are currently conducting a search in the Penwortham area of Preston and accounts for the increased visibility of police officers in that area. 

“This is a targeted search as a result of ongoing enquiries and is not related to any specific incident in the local area and as such we can reassure the community that there is no escalated concerns.”

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