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

Reports ‘man threatened with knife’ saw Bamber Bridge street closed by police

Police were called to Station Road at 11.20am on Monday (18 April) after a report a man had threatened another man with a knife. A 42-year-old man from Bamber Bridge […]

1 month ago
Man in 60s taken to hospital after reports of Church Street assault

Police were called on Saturday (April 16) to a report of an assault in Church Street, Preston city centre. A man aged in his 60s had suffered a head injury […]

1 month ago
Police launch appeal to find 14-year-old boy with links to Preston

Police have launched an appeal to find 14-year-old Thomas Prescott, who has gone missing from the Wesham area. He was last seen leaving home around 10.30pm on Tuesday 19 April. […]

1 month ago
Two children die after Frenchwood house fire

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google The death of two children has followed a house fire in the Frenchwood area of Preston. Officers were called to an address on Coronation Crescent on Friday 8th April at […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man eliminated from enquiries into Frenchwood house fire that left two children in critical condition

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google A man arrested by police following a house fire in Frenchwood has been released with no further action. Preston Police were called at around 8pm on Friday (8 April) to […]

1 month ago
Investigation after ‘abhorrent’ racist graffiti appears in Preston city centre

Stevie Wonder mural covered in racist graffiti Pic: Steff Evans An investigation has been launched after racist graffiti appeared in Preston city centre. A member of the public spotted the graffiti on the Stevie Wonder mural in Main Sprit Weind […]

1 month ago
Man arrested after Frenchwood house fire leaves two children in critical condition

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google A Preston man aged 24 is in custody after a Frenchwood house fire left two children in critical condition in hospital. The man was arrested on suspicion of arson with […]

1 month ago
Man with links to Ribbleton, Deepdale and Plungington wanted by police

Preston Police are appealing for information to find wanted man Jamie Carlisle. Carlisle, 28, from Preston, is wanted in connection to an incident where a property was vandalised and threats […]

1 month ago
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