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

Preston burglar jailed for over three years

john yates A burglar who was caught rifling through the handbag of woman in her Bamber Bridge home has been jailed for more than three years. John Yates, 37, from Lea, pleaded […]

12 years ago
Thief pinches couple’s camcorder with footage of new born baby

police tape A couple have had footage of their new born baby stolen from them after a thief made off with their camcorder. The Sony Handycam HDR-CX115E was pinched from the boot […]

12 years ago
Ribbleton shooter sent down for 10 years

daniel nichols A Preston man who shot another man in the leg has been jailed for 10 years and 10 months. Daniel Nicholls, of Guildford Road, Preston, pleaded guilty to possession of […]

12 years ago
Family mourn Preston man stabbed to death at Jessie J concert

philip sherriff The family of a Preston man stabbed to death at a Jessie J concert in London have paid tribute today. Philip Sherriff, 37, was a sales manager with Blackberry and […]

12 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement CCTV appeal after death of Penwortham man

rob mcdonnell Police have released CCTV images of four people they want to speak to after a man died in Penwortham last weekend. Rob McDonnell, from Penwortham, died in hospital after sustaining […]

12 years ago
Nine year old boy escapes serious injury after being struck by a car in Ribbleton

police tape A nine year old boy is being treated in hospital after being struck by a car in Ribbleton. The boy was walking home yesterday afternoon along Whitmore Drive when a […]

12 years ago
Burglary falls in Preston after police blitz

Police Line Tape A blitz on burglars has resulted in a year-on-year reduction in the number of burglaries in the city. Police launched a crackdown after the offences rose slightly in January, but […]

12 years ago
Dog walker threatened with handgun in Ribbleton

ribbleton cctv A Sunday afternoon spent walking the dog turned into a nightmare for one Ribbleton resident last month. Police are appealing after a man was threatened with a handgun by two […]

12 years ago
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