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

Search underway for man last seen at 4am with police ‘extremely concerned’

Police released image of missing Howard Higginson Police have launched an appeal for a man missing from home and have said they are ‘extremely concerned’ for his welfare. Update: Howard was found during Tuesday evening and police […]

4 weeks ago
Police give update on increased Preston city centre patrols to curb anti-social behaviour

Police and crime commissioner Andrew Snowden accompanies two officers on the beat in Preston Funding for the additional patrols - secured by Lancashire's police and crime commissioner - has seen additional policing hours poured into the city centre to combat issues with anti-social behaviour.

1 month ago
‘Prolific’ Preston city centre shoplifting duo caught and charged

Stores across Preston city centre have been targeted by the duo say police Pic: Kris Lyon Sean Kellet, 35, of Brackenbury Road, Plungington and Nikki Rogers, 35, of no fixed abode, will appear in court on 28 counts of shoplifting.

1 month ago
Police seek two men pictured playing pool in Preston pub as witnesses

Preston Police released these CCTV pictures of the two men they want to speak to Pic: Preston Police Police say the pair were not involved in any wrongdoing. One of them played a game of pool against a woman who was now been the victim of a crime.

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Stanley Arms bouncer reported pub to licensing after racist abuse and assault

The Stanley Arms in Preston A bouncer was so concerned about the way a troubled Preston pub was being run that he reported it to the licensing authorities after he was left as the lone […]

1 month ago
Search underway for Preston woman last seen over a month ago

Theresa Fitzpatrick Pic: Preston Police Police are searching for a missing woman from Preston who has not been seen for over a month. Theresa Fitzpatrick, 37, was last seen on Fylde Road in Ashton-on-Ribble on […]

1 month ago
Riversway in Preston to be closed for ‘some time’ due to fallen tree

A busy road in Preston is going to be closed for ‘some time’ due to a fallen tree. Part of Riversway, at the junction of Nelson Way, is currently closed […]

1 month ago
Penwortham man who ‘tortured’ 11-week-old puppy to death is jailed

Rocko A Penwortham man who tortured a puppy causing horrific injuries has been given the longest prison sentence ever handed down under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 after he was prosecuted […]

1 month ago
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