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

Man in his 40s found dead in Cross Street in Preston city centre

Police were called at 11.12am today (Monday 22 March) to reports of a sudden death at a property in Cross Street, Preston city centre. Emergency services attended and a man […]

2 months ago
Police launch appeal after motor scooter stolen by teens in Woodplumpton Road

Woodplumpton Road close to the turn with Banksfield Pic: Google Preston Police have launched an appeal in relation to a robbery which occurred on Wednesday, 3 March at around 8pm on the Woodplumpton Road junction of Banksfield. Two teenagers, described […]

2 months ago
“This park is to be enjoyed not destroyed” – Police appeal after Grange Park vandalism and arson

Preston Police are reminding parents that we are in a lockdown after an influx of calls complaining about children setting fires and causing problems on Grange Park. The police have […]

2 months ago
Police appeal after CCTV captures four males trying house and car doors in Ribbleton

Police are appealing for information following an attempted burglary in Ribbleton. The incident, which happened in Farringdon Lane on Friday 12 March, was captured on CCTV footage that has been […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police want to trace Preston man after community and restraining order breached

Lancashire Police are searching for the whereabouts of wanted man David Dunn from Preston. He is wanted by police for breaching a restraining order and community order. He also failed […]

2 months ago
Man with ‘sword’ detained by police dog in Bamber Bridge incident

There was an increased police presence this afternoon (Thursday 18 March) in Bamber Bridge. South Ribble Police were called to a domestic disturbance at 1.30pm in the School Street area. […]

2 months ago
UCLan to host virtual event with the Sophie Lancaster Foundation to highlight hate crime

On Monday 22 March, The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will host a free online event to highlight hate crime. The presentation will be given by the Sophie Lancaster Foundation. […]

2 months ago
Farington Moss man wanted in connection with assault

Adam Bhamji Pic: Lancashire Police Police are appealing for help to find a Farington Moss man wanted in connection with assault and recall to prison. The public have been warned not to approach Adam Bhamji, […]

2 months ago
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