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

14-year-old boy taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital after being hit by van in Fulwood

Emergency services at Black Bull Lane A 14-year-old boy has been taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital for treatment after being hit by a van in Fulwood. The incident happened today (Wednesday 17 March) at around […]

2 months ago
Police dog Shadow tracks car thief in Cottam

Lancashire Police Dog Unit have spoken out in gratitude for one of their new recruits on social media. Shadow the dog was able to assist Preston police late last night […]

2 months ago
Two men seen trying to break into vehicles in Leyland

South Ribble police have reported that two men were seen trying to break into cars in the Moss Side area of Leyland. The police believe that they were using a […]

2 months ago
Police appealing for information about graffiti scrawled across Penwortham

South Ribble Police have released photos of graffiti which has appeared in the Penwortham area. They referred to the graffiti artist as a ‘wannabe Banksy.’ They are now appealing for […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bike seized as police target Ingol and Tanterton in Operation Dismount

The bike was seized in the Walker Lane area Pic: Preston Police A bike has been seized from the Walker Lane area of Preston today (Saturday 13 March). Officers from the Preston Neighbourhood Team were out targeting criminal use of such bikes […]

2 months ago
Reps Gym owner charged with breaching Covid closure order

A man has now been charged for breaching a closure order placed on Reps Gym in Ribbleton. In February Preston Magistrates Court granted a three-month closure order on Reps Gym, […]

2 months ago
Police raid Reps Gym in Ribbleton and make arrest and issue fines for Covid rules breach

A man has been arrested after officers attended a gym in Preston following reports of a breach of Covid regulations. In February Preston Magistrates Court granted a three-month closure order […]

2 months ago
West Strand was closed due to loose scaffolding

Preston police and Fire and Rescue Service dealt with an incident on West Strand today. The road was currently closed in both directions, from Guild Way to Watery Lane until […]

2 months ago
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