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150 cannabis plants seized from Plungington house

Cannabis farm Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have seized around 150 cannabis plants from a Plungington house. Preston Neighbourhood Policing Taskforce officers visited the address today (Wednesday 11 May). While there, the cannabis farm was […]

1 month ago
Concern growing for 14-year-old boy missing from Ashton-on-Ribble

Nasim Sweeting Police are appealing for help to find a 14-year-old boy who is missing from Ashton-on-Ribble. Nasim Sweeting was last seen on Tuesday 3 May at around 2.40pm. He is described […]

2 months ago
Preston man wanted in connection with rape, criminal damage, assault and stalking

Owen Buck Preston Police are appealing for information to find wanted man Owen Buck. Buck, of Andrew Street in the St Matthew’s area, is wanted in connection with allegations of rape, criminal […]

2 months ago
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, […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 months 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). […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months ago
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