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

Police operation to target off-road motorcycle nuisance in South Ribble

Police have launched an operation in Chorley and South Ribble to address the illegal and nuisance use of off-road motorbikes, mopeds, scrambler bikes and quads bikes across the area. Codenamed […]

15 hours ago
Witness appeal after fatal collision in Claughton-On-Brock

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died in a single-vehicle collision in Claughton-On-Brock during Monday 1 March. Police were called at 3.29pm to Brock Mill Lane […]

19 hours ago
Preston taxi drivers scared for their safety in ongoing attacks

Ashton Allied taxi smashed window Preston taxi drivers say they are continuing to be targeted by youths throwing objects at their vehicles. In a recent incident, a stone smashed through the back window of an […]

22 hours ago
Lancashire Police kept busy with almost 300 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday alone

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police were kept busy dealing with 281 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday (27 February). DCC Terry Woods, Lancashire Deputy Chief Constable, revealed on Twitter that it’s one of the highest […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal after teenage boy left with serious facial injuries in New Hall Lane attack

Junction of New Hall Lane and Acregate Pic: Google Police are appealing for information following an assault on a teenager in Fishwick, which left him with serious facial injuries. The attack happened in New Hall Lane close to the […]

1 day ago
Police appealing for information on wanted Bamber Bridge man

Preston police are appealing for information on a wanted man. Jordan Hughes, 24 of Eaveswood Close, Bamber Bridge, is wanted in connection with offences of stalking, theft, assault and causing […]

6 days ago
Man remanded in custody for Cottam burglaries

A man has been remanded to custody after a spate of burglaries in Cottam. Andrew Harrison, 30 who is of no fixed abode was arrested during the early hours of […]

6 days ago
Preston City Council warn residents of council tax scam

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council are warning residents of a scam doing the rounds. Residents have been receiving emails, letters and calls about a council tax refund. The letters go on to […]

6 days ago
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