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

Police appeal following Preston stabbing

Police in Preston are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed and seriously injured late on Friday evening. The victim, a 28 year old local man, was walking on […]

12 years ago
Police find body of missing Preston pensioner John Rayton

John Rayton Police have announced that a body has been found in the search for pensioner John Rayton. 70-year-old John Rayton from Fulwood in Preston was last seen leaving his home on […]

12 years ago
Man jailed for life for Philip Sherriff bottle attack at Jessie J gig

Jane Sherriff and Philip Sherriff A 26-year-old man from Leicester has been jailed for life for stabbing a man in the neck with a broken bottle. Philip Sherriff, a telecommunications worker from just outside Preston, […]

12 years ago
Appeal following stabbing in Penwortham

  Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked on Sherburn Drive, Penwortham yesterday. Around 4.45pm on Tuesday 6th November, the victim, a 22 year old local man was […]

12 years ago
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CCTV pictures released of on the run Ivan Leach

ivan leach Police have releaed CCTV footage of the last known sighting of a dangerous sexual offender on the run from prison. Ivan Leach, also known as Lee Cyrus, was seen at […]

12 years ago
Lancashire police and crime commissioner election: Meet the candidates and how to vote

Ballot Box The first ever police and crime commissioner for Lancashire will be elected on Thursday 15 November as the county goes to the polls. Here we profile the four candidates seeking […]

12 years ago
“He should do the right thing and give himself up”: Top officer reassures public and calls on Ivan Leach to give himself up

withers One of Lancashire’s top police officers today spoke out to assure the public they “are doing all we can to catch Ivan Leach.” Leach, a violent sexual offender, is on […]

12 years ago
Nationwide appeal as hunt for Ivan Leach is stepped up by police

ivan leach Detectives hunting a convinted sex offender who has escaped from prison have launched a nationwide manhunt for him. Preston Police have stepped up their search for Ivan Leach, who is […]

12 years ago
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