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

Elderly Prestonians warned of courier fraud as money stolen from 80-year-old

Fraud detectives are warning older people to be careful after there have been multiple reports of scammers targeting older people across Preston and Lancashire. Over the past three weeks, police […]

1 day ago
Police looking to return property stolen in Fulwood to rightful owners

On Tuesday, 12 October, two teenagers were arrested in relation to a number of vehicles being broken into around Watling Street Road and Victoria Road in Preston. Police have confirmed […]

1 day ago
Northern offers reward after thrown bricks smash trains in Leyland

Northern Rail has offered a ¬£500 reward after thrown bricks smashed into trains in Leyland. Two of the incidents occurred on Saturday evenings as Northern services travelled through Leyland. The […]

3 days ago
Police appeal for missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston

Police are appealing for information to find a missing Hesketh Bank teenager last seen in Preston. Rhianna Shove, 14, was last seen at 7pm on 16 Oct on Blackpool Rd, […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police ‘extremely concerned’ for missing Ashton-on-Ribble teenager

Aaron Hickey Update: Aaron has returned home and is safe and well Preston Police are appealing for help to find a teenager missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Aaron Hickey, 16, was last seen at […]

5 days ago
Police rescue ‘lost and confused’ swan in Ingol

Police officers rescued the swan from Tag Lane Police have returned a swan to its family on the Lancaster Canal. Officers responded to reports of the swan being ‘lost, confused and endangering road users’ in Tag Lane in […]

6 days ago
Lancashire Police appoints new divisional commander to cover Preston, South Ribble and Chorley

Lancashire Police has appointed a new divisional commander for the South Division. Chief Superintendent Eddie Newton will operate under Lancashire Constabulary‚Äôs South Division, covering Chorley, Preston, South Ribble, Ormskirk and […]

1 week ago
Cuerden Valley Park visitor centre and cafe to reopen after arson attack

Cuerden Valley Park sits close to Preston Pic: Cheryl Pennant-Jones Cuerden Valley Park Trust has announced that their visitor centre and cafe will reopen this Saturday following a recent arson attack. Opening on Saturday 16 October, the reopening follows a […]

1 week ago
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