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

Woman wanted after assault on clubber outside Preston bar

lucy fatkin This is the woman police want to speak to after an assault outside a Preston bar nearly five months ago. Lucy Fatkin, 24, is being asked to come forard after […]

12 years ago
Blitz on dangerous drivers sees eight uninsured cars off Preston’s roads

Police Line Tape Eight uninsured vehicles have been hauled off Preston’s roads as part of a police crackdown. The cars and vans in Deepdale, Broughton and Ribbleton have been seized in the last […]

12 years ago
Two Preston men arrested after gun fired in Ingol

police tape Two men have been arrested for firing a gun at a flat in Ingol. Police were called at 1.50am when three men attempted to enter a flat on Tag Lane […]

12 years ago
Crackdown on underage boozing in Ingol, Tanterton and Savick

police tape Police in the West of the city have claimed a blitz on underage drinking will keep the area safer. Fity-five young people were spoken to by police in Ingol, Tanterton […]

12 years ago
Diamond Jubilee flower display vandalised in Preston park

diamond jubilee display Vandals have struck a flower display commemorating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The flower crown in Avenham and Miller Park was targeted on Sunday and the white balls from the top […]

12 years ago
Police hunt joyriders who trashed Preston Sea Cadets minibus

Preston Sea Cadets minibus Joyriders who stole the Preston Sea Cadets minibus for three nights are being hunted by police. The bright blue minibus was taken from the Sea Cadets HQ on Strand Road […]

12 years ago
Police release CCTV after man assaulted in Ashton hotel

blackpool road cctv This is the man police believe punched a man repeatedly in the head at a Preston hotel before running off. The CCTV images show the man near the Lane Ends Hotel on […]

12 years ago
Warning to Preston businesses after fake bank notes used at bookies

Man wanted by police over fake notes A raft of fake £20 notes are believed to be in use across Preston. Police are warning businesses to be on their guard after £300 worth of fake notes were […]

12 years ago
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