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

Bamber Bridge man charged with attempted murder after Chorley stabbing

Malik Hussain of Bamber Bridge appeared in front of Preston Magistrates court on Thursday 25 March and charged with attempted murder. Read more: Man taken to hospital with ‘significant stab […]

2 months ago
Scammer claiming to be from South Ribble Borough Council targeting elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council are warning residents in the Bamber Bridge area about a man with a clipboard knocking on doors, claiming to be working with the council to reduce […]

2 months ago
Man taken to hospital with ‘significant stab wound’ after reports of assault in Bow Lane

Lancashire Police were called at 12.07am today (Thursday 25 March) to reports of an assault in Bow Lane, Preston. When emergency services arrived at the scene, they found a man […]

2 months ago
Police appeal after 80-year-old man taken to hospital during Preston Docks crash

Mariner's Way on the Docks is closed Pic: Google Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a man was left with life-threatening injuries following a collision with a car in Preston. Officers were called to Mariners Way at 6.02pm […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police incident closes Marsh Lane and Bow Lane in Preston

Marsh Lane heading out of the city is being closed off Pic: Google Marsh Lane in Preston has been closed in both directions, from Strand Road up to the A59 Guild Way. This is due to a police incident which has been ongoing […]

2 months ago
Cannabis farm raided and man arrested in Deepdale

Police pictured entering a property in Arkwright Road Pic: Crispin Robinson Police have been seen attending an addressing on Arkwright Road today (Wednesday 24 March). It is reported that the address is part of a cannabis farm and the police have […]

2 months ago
Police issue alert after suspicious activity in Much Hoole

South Ribble appealing for identity of this male. Pic: South Ribble police South Ribble Police are appealing for the identity of a male captured on a CCTV image. Police posted on Facebook that at around 3.30am on Wednesday (24 March) there was […]

2 months ago
Operation Dismount patrols seize more illegal and nuisance vehicles in Preston over the weekend

Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre police Operation Dismount patrols from Preston Neighbourhood Policing team have been out responding to reports and intelligence this past weekend (20 and 21 March). As a result, they have successfully seized […]

2 months ago
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