Police want to trace man after teenager kidnapped in Preston city centre

Posted on - 6th October, 2023 - 4:27pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Police want to speak to this man as part of their investigation Pic: Preston Police

A picture of a man has been released in connection with a kidnapping in Preston city centre.


Preston Police say a teenage boy was kidnapped in Church Street and forced to go to several addresses. He was then assaulted.

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A bike was also stolen during the incident on August 8.

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Police have released the picture of a man they want to identify as part of their enquiries.


Anyone who recognises the person pictured, witnesses the incident or who has information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log 1076 of August 8 2023. Or you can email or information can be given anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 080055111.

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