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Fulwood man has carbon credit fraud conviction quashed after spending three years in prison

Chimney with smoke emerging Pic: Nick Humphries A Fulwood man has been cleared after he was wrongfully convicted for a crime he didn’t commit in 2014. Hanif Patel’s email address was used by a family member in […]

1 week ago
150 cannabis plants seized from Plungington house

Cannabis farm Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have seized around 150 cannabis plants from a Plungington house. Preston Neighbourhood Policing Taskforce officers visited the address today (Wednesday 11 May). While there, the cannabis farm was […]

1 week ago
Concern growing for 14-year-old boy missing from Ashton-on-Ribble

Nasim Sweeting Police are appealing for help to find a 14-year-old boy who is missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Nasim Sweeting was last seen on Tuesday 3 May at around 2.40pm. He is described […]

1 week ago
Preston man wanted in connection with rape, criminal damage, assault and stalking

Owen Buck Preston Police are appealing for information to find wanted man Owen Buck. Buck, of Andrew Street in the St Matthew’s area, is wanted in connection with allegations of rape, criminal […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Four arrests after Audi involved in high value theft spotted in Preston

Officers arresting occupants of car Pic: Preston Police Four people have been arrested after a car involved in a high value theft was spotted in Preston. Officers followed the black Audi leaving the area. When back up arrived, […]

2 weeks ago
Car seized in Preston after driver forgets birth date of person he was pretending to be

VW Passat in Meadow Close, Clifton A car has been seized after a driver provided false details. The VW Passat was stopped in Meadow Close in Clifton. A spokesperson for Lancashire Road Police said: “The driver […]

2 weeks ago
Runaway drink driver arrested after crashing into Watling Street Road traffic lights

Watling Street Road crash Pic: Lancs Road Police A runaway drink driver has been arrested after crashing into traffic lights in Watling Street Road. The incident happened at the junction with Eastway in Brookfield on Wednesday (4 May). […]

2 weeks ago
‘Predator’ jailed after raping young woman and assaulting another on same night in Preston city centre

Amanuel Tsegay A man has been give an 18-year sentence for raping a young woman and sexually assaulting another on the same night in Preston city centre. Amanuel Tsegay, 37, was sentenced […]

2 weeks ago
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