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

Appeal following burglary in Cottam

  Police Detectives are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in Cottam, near Preston. Sometime between 2pm on Monday 10 December 2012 and 10.30am on Sunday 23 […]

11 years ago
Fulwood pensioner has purse stolen by New Year’s Day trickster

Detectives are hunting a man who tricked his way into a pensioner’s home on New Year’s Day. A 76 year old woman on Linton Street, Fulwood, had her purse stolen […]

11 years ago
Seven men arrested for attack on police officer in Avenham

A police officer was taken to hospital last night after being attacked by a group of men. Senior officers have slammed the incident as “disgraceful” and have called for witnesses […]

11 years ago
53 Degrees faces losing its licence as police seek council review

53 Degrees has played host to gigs by Lostprophets, The Enemy and Kasabian amongst others A popular Preston venue faces being stripped of its licence after police triggered a review of its operations. 53 Degrees on Fylde Road, which is part of the University of […]

11 years ago
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Police launch crackdown on drunken violent and sexual crime over Christmas period

Revellers out on the city streets have been warned about drunken behaviour Police in Preston have issued a warning to drunken revellers as they look to crackdown on violent crime over the Christmas period. Inspector Kevin Evans said they would be maintaining […]

12 years ago
Police appeal after sexual assault in Preston

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Preston. A 15 year old girl reported that she had been sexually assaulted by someone she knew […]

12 years ago
City in lockdown to target drugs dealers

Police in Preston have locked down two city estates and carried out a number of drugs raids to target organised crime groups. In an operation codenamed Mercury, for the past […]

12 years ago
Policewomen memorial garden opens

Memorial garden unveiled in honour of two policewomen killed in a gun and grenade attack. Pcs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes, lost their lives responding to a burglary reported in […]

12 years ago
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