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

Police appeal for information relating to Haslam Park stabbing

Haslam Park walkway Pic: Tony Worrall Police are appealing for information following the attempted robbery of a teenager who was attacked with a knife in Preston. Around 3pm Monday 16 November a 16-year-old boy was approached […]

16 hours ago
Dawn police raids across Preston see four people arrested for drugs and money laundering offences

Four people arrested relating to drug charges and money laundering. Pic: Lancashire police A number people of people suspected to be involved in an organised crime group operating across Preston have been arrested. Three men and a woman were detained in dawn raids […]

18 hours ago
Drunk driver who did a u-turn on the M6 at Charnock Richard is jailed

Moses Khombe, jailed drunk driver. Pic: Lancashire police A drunk driver who crashed into another car while trying to do a U-turn on the M6 has been jailed. Moses Khombe, 41, of Lake View, Dunstable, appeared at Preston […]

19 hours ago
Plungington estate agents appealing for information on damage to store window

Highgate Homes are appealing for information on the identity of the people in these images An estate agents on Blackpool Road, Plungington in Preston are appealing for information after a window was damaged last week. Highgate Homes are looking for information on the identity of the […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Barton Grange garden centre reduce parking spaces as police warn over A6 restrictions

Inside Barton Grange's Christmas display last year Pic: Tony Worrall Car parking at a popular garden centre between Preston and Garstang has been cut back. Barton Grange Garden Centre is allowed to open under the government restrictions, as garden centres […]

4 days ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 14 to 20

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The transgender flag was flown from Town Hall to honour lost trans lives, Preston Council confirmed […]

4 days ago
Man arrested in Fishwick for possession of ‘machete type’ knife

A man has been arrested following an incident in Fishwick. Preston NPT Tast Force Officers attended the incident today (November 20) where they detained a male. He was in possession […]

5 days ago
Hate crime investigation in Longridge after car sprayed with racist graffiti

Police are keen to speak to the man in the image Officers have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a religiously or racially motivated hate crime in Longridge. Some time overnight between November […]

6 days ago
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