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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, […]

3 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 […]

3 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). […]

3 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 […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal for information following robbery at Plungington Bargain Booze

CCTV image of the men police are looking for Police are asking for help to identify two men in relation to a robbery that occurred last night (Friday 29 April) in Plungington. Officers were called at around 9.55pm to […]

4 weeks ago
South Ribble Police appeal to reunite tools found in Penwortham with owner

Police acted to detain the three men South Ribble Police are appealing for information to help reunite an owner with their tools. On Tuesday (26 April), a member of the public found a large amount of tool […]

4 weeks ago
Police seize stolen vehicle parts worth over £1 million from Preston industrial estate

Seized engines, gearboxes and parts from in excess of 70 stolen vehicles including Land Rovers, 4x4s and agricultural vehicles South Rural Taskforce officers have been searching for stolen land rovers and the people benefiting from the stolen parts. The thefts led to an investigation that has been going on […]

4 weeks ago
Man wanted by police after failing to appear at Preston Crown Court

Aurel Hila Preston Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a wanted man. Aurel Hila is wanted by police after failing to appear at court this week. Hila, 38, was […]

4 weeks ago
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