Youths detained after rocks thrown at Leyland police station

Posted on - 18th January, 2022 - 9:08am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
The rocks that were thrown at the Leyland police station

South Ribble Police detained two youths yesterday for throwing rocks at a Leyland police station.


In a tweet on Monday 17 January, the police posted a photo of three rocks on top of the station.

They issued a lighthearted warning to other would-be offenders.

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South Ribble Police said: “The National Neighbourhood Policing Week started off with a bang at Leyland.

“If you are going to throw rocks, it’s probably best that you don’t throw them at a police station.

“Two youths were detained by the Neighbourhood Team.”

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Starting Monday 17 January, the Neighbourhood Policing Week of Action celebrates the work of neighbourhood policing teams, including community engagement, problem-solving and activity targeting.

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