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Crime Roundup 04/11/11 – Boy, 16, assaulted in Penwortham

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 31 year old woman was assaulted on a bus in Preston while she was with her two year old son. The woman got […]

10 years ago
Avenham man charged with Ribbleton shooting

police tape An Avenham man has been charged in connection with the shooting of a man in Ribbleton last month. Daniel Nicholls of Guildford Road, Avenham, is charged with possession of a […]

10 years ago
Police hunt escaped burglar from Ribbleton

James Lavelle Update 08/11: Mr Lavelle has since been arrested by Lancashire Police on two counts of burglary. A convicted robber and burglar with strong links to Ribbleton is on the run […]

10 years ago
Crime roundup 28/10/11 – Police seize crack cocaine and hunt ‘Penwortham flasher’

Police have seized crack cocaine and hundreds of pounds in cash when they stopped a car in Penwortham. The vehicle was pulled over by police Wednesday evening on Liverpool Road. […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Drugs raids in Deepdale result in three arrests

Police Line Tape Three men have been arrested after police raided four homes in Deepdale and Plungington yesterday morning. Officers stormed the houses on St Paul’s Road, Dove Street and Blundell Road and […]

10 years ago
Police step up patrols for Halloween

police halloween poster Police in Preston have moved to reassure the community ahead of Halloween over concerns about anti-social behaviour. Additional police patrols will be on duty in the run up to Halloween […]

10 years ago
Man arrested after shooting in Ribbleton

police tape Police in Preston have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Ribbleton. Officers were called to Ribbleton Lane/Skeffington Road around 1am this morning after reports […]

10 years ago
Drug dealers get more than 55 years behind bars

preston drug dealers These are the faces of drug dealers put behind bars by a huge police operation to tackle drugs in the city. Lancashire Police swooped on addresses across Preston in November […]

10 years ago
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