This category relates to all things to do with crime in Preston.

Man found near Harris Museum with serious head injuries

Lancashire Constabulary has launched an investigation after a man was left with critical injuries in Preston City Centre. Shortly before 3am on Friday, 12th August, the police were called by […]

2 days ago
Urgent appeal to find ‘dangerous’ man wanted in connection with Ribbleton firearms incident

Karl Bruney Police have launched an urgent appeal to find a Preston man wanted in connection with a Ribbleton firearms incident. Officers want to speak to Karl Bruney after the incident in […]

2 days ago
Clifton man jailed for blackmail and indecent images

A man has been jailed for seven years and three months after he committed blackmail. 29-year-old Zeashan Mahmood Foxtail Close in Clifton, Preston committed blackmail involving two victims over a […]

2 days ago
Man with links to Preston city centre, Plungington and Penwortham wanted by police

Daryl Cooke Police are appealing for help to find a Preston man with links to the city centre, Plungington and Penwortham. Daryl Cooke, 31, is wanted in relation to a robbery on […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 30 to August 5

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall Last weekend saw the return of the popular Chorley Flower Show, with around 11,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine near the Grade II-listed Astley Hall. Elsewhere in the region, encouraging news for […]

1 week ago
Police treating death of Ribbleton baby boy as unexplained

A five-month-old baby boy found by police in a house in Ribbleton on Wednesday has passed away. On Wednesday, 3 August, North West Ambulance Service called Lancashire Police, who attended […]

1 week ago
Appeal to trace woman after items taken from vehicle in Ribbleton

Police have appealed to find a woman they want to speak to in connection with a theft from a motor vehicle in Ribbleton. Preston Police have asked the public to […]

1 week ago
Police appeal after cash and perfume stolen in Leyland burglary

Police have appealed for help to trace a man after a break-in at a house in Leyland. The burglary occurred at a house in Fox Lane, Leyland, around 3.30am on […]

2 weeks ago
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