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Nine arrested across Lancashire after dawn raids

Nine people have been arrested after police carried out a series of coordinated dawn raids across Kirkham, Preston, Blackpool and Bolton in a crackdown on serious and organised crime. Officers […]

13 years ago
Crime Roundup 07/10/11 – £40,000 of Cannabis seized in Fulwood

Cannabis with an estimated street value of £40,000 has been seized as police searched a property in Fulwood. Aixture of 111 young and larger plants were found at the terraced […]

13 years ago
Police hunt man after sexual assault in Moor Park

Police are appealing for information after an 18 year old woman was sexually assaulted in a park in Preston. In the early hours of Friday morning, the teenager was making […]

13 years ago
Crime Roundup 30/09/11 – Man jailed for eight years after series of robberies

A man has been jailed for eight years for a series of robberies in Chorley and Preston. Stuart Cheetham, 33, of no fixed address, was given the prison sentence when […]

13 years ago
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Police release CCTV image in city centre assault probe

man wanted in connection with assault Police are appealing again for information after an assault at a city centre bar A 23-year-old man was hit in the face with a glass bottle last month at Manyana’s […]

13 years ago
‘Terrifying’ armed robber jailed for eight years

stuart cheetham A man who threatened supermarket staff with a knife and stole hundreds of pounds worth of cash has been jailed for eight years. 33-year-old Stuart Cheetham (pictured left) was sentenced […]

13 years ago
Lancashire Constabulary target rural crime with high profile policing

Lancashire Constabulary have kicked off a new campaign to combat rural crime with a week of high profile policing activity across the county. Operation Firecrest has seen officers conducting extra […]

13 years ago
Crime roundup 23/09/11 – Burglaries target Asian businesses

Police in Preston have issued CCTV stills of two men they want to identify after a series of burglaries which targeted Asian heritage jewellery. There have been up to twenty offences […]

13 years ago
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