Broadgate police patrols stepped up to tackle anti-social behaviour

Posted on - 28th February, 2022 - 9:22am | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Preston Police have been tackling anti-social behaviour. Picture: Preston Police

Preston Police have been tackling anti-social behaviour issues in the Broadgate area of the city.


Officers were out on patrol offering reassurance to local residents, businesses and places of worship on Friday evening across Broadgate.

The police tackled several hotspot areas over the weekend with colleagues from Lancashire Constabulary Specials.

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The team attended reports of youths on top of a roof in the city centre, dealt with several reports of nuisance, an incident of suspicious circumstances, two concerns for safety calls, and a vehicle seizure for no insurance after it was seen driving on the wrong side of the road.

The team at the constabulary also helped with providing a high visibility presence in the city centre in the evening, where they helped with de-escalating several heated disputes and safeguarding a vulnerable woman.

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