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Three arrested, including 16-year-old, after police discover drugs, cash and phones in Preston

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police Three males, the youngest aged 16, have been arrested of suspected drug offences in Preston. On Tuesday (February 6), police had been contacted over concerns of potential drug-dealing in the […]

2 months ago
E-scooters in Fulwood and anti-social behaviour in Preston city centre in Preston Police Q&A

Inspector Dave Byrne and Chief Supt. Stasia Osiowy Police have held their latest Q&A session online to get a feel for what the public see as the biggest issues in the city. The police took to social media […]

2 months ago
Police appeal as Preston electrical store sees ÂŁ4,000 of goods taken

Police have released three pictures of people they want to speak to in connection with the incident Pic: Preston Police Police have released pictures of three men they want to speak to in connection with a theft from an electrical store in Preston. YESS Electric Store, in Riding Street off […]

2 months ago
Man and 17-month-old girl killed in early morning Tarleton crash

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man and a 17-month-old girl were killed in a collision in Tarleton this morning, police have confirmed. Police were called to the scene on Hesketh Lane, near to the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man jailed after being found transporting ÂŁ600,000 of heroin on the M6

Mohsin Syed A man was caught on the M6 with almost ÂŁ600,000 worth of heroin, police have said. Officers pulled over Mohsin Syed near Garstang in November 2023 and discovered the drugs […]

2 months ago
Road closed outside Penwortham school after tree comes down

Hill Road South closure. Pic: South Ribble Police A road in Penwortham is closed this evening after a tree fell into the road. Hill Road South is closed around the junction of Stricklands Lane, outside Middleforth Church of […]

2 months ago
Drink-driver went wrong direction down motorway with four unrestrained kids in car

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man was found driving the wrong way down a motorway carriageway while significantly over-the-limit with four unrestrained children in the car. The man, 39, from Preston, gave a reading […]

2 months ago
Young man glassed at 3am in Preston city centre cocktail bar

Review cocktail bar in Preston A young man was glassed in the early hours of the morning at a popular cocktail bar in Preston, police have said. The incident happened at Review cocktail bar, at […]

2 months ago
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