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Ribbleton Romanian brothel trial: Court hears how two women were trafficked into Preston

Longworth Street where the brothel was located Pic: Google Two Romanian women who were trafficked into the UK on the promise of hotel work were forced into prostitution, a court has heard. The teenagers, who can not be named […]

6 years ago
Plungington man appears in court accused of New Year’s Day rape of a teenage girl

Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall A man has appeared in court accused of raping a schoolgirl on New Years’ Day in Preston. Abdurraouf Daghem, 27, of Plungington Road, Preston, is alleged to have attacked the […]

6 years ago
Preston teenager banned from going ‘out on the town’ after violent attacks

Liam Errol Bennett A teenager who left one man with a broken jaw, punched another man to the ground and headbutted two others, has been spared jail. Liam Errol Bennett, 19, from Preston, […]

6 years ago
Fishergate bomb: Ingol man appears in court charged with device left at shopping centre

Fishergate Shopping Centre's front entrance closed Pic: Tony Worrall An Ingol man has appeared in court charged with leaving a home-made bomb in a Preston shopping centre. David Rutherford, 25, of Barry Avenue, spoke only to confirm his name […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton man jailed for sparking mass brawl over ‘stolen’ motorbike

Grange estate where the confrontation took place Pic: Google A motorbike enthusiast has been jailed after he waved an eight inch knife at a group of men who came to retrieve a vehicle they believed he had stolen. Keiron […]

6 years ago
Daniel Gibson jailed: Homeless man shot fireball at shop owner who tried to defend his Friargate store

The Best One newsagents in Friargate A burglar who crept into the flat above a shop in Friargate has been jailed for six years after he launched a fireball at the shopkeeper who tried to stop […]

6 years ago
Three people jailed for robbing a pregnant woman in Savick

Left to right clockwise: Philip Kent, Donna Walton and Roy Walker Two men and a woman have been jailed for a total of 11 years after they targeted a pregnant woman pushing a pram in a street robbery in Preston. Rachel […]

6 years ago
Broadgate man avoids jail after road rage incident in Church Street

Stephan Kruger A road rage driver who mounted the pavement, knocking over two pedestrians and smashing a takeaway window reported the incident to the police – because he thought HE was the […]

6 years ago
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