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

British Transport Police seek man in connection with hate crime between Chorley and Preston

Police want to speak to the man pictured who they say may have information in connection with the incident Pic: British Transport Police Police want to speak to a man in connection with a hate crime incident onboard a train between Chorley and Preston. British Transport Police have released a CCTV picture in […]

1 month ago
Two men charged after champagne and spirits raid at Booths

Booths in Longridge Two men have been charged with four offences of theft relating to different Booths supermarkets across Lancashire. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to the Booths store on Berry Lane, […]

2 months ago
Cannabis farm busted in Broadgate with more than 100 plants uncovered

The cannabis plants uncovered by police in Broadgate Pic: Preston Police A cannabis farm was sniffed out by Preston Police in Broadgate. PC Pearce uncovered the stash of plants after a ‘rather distinctive smell’ was coming from an ‘innocent looking property’. […]

2 months ago
Second World War medals taken from house in Leyland

Police have released a picture of the type of war medal that's been taken Pic: South Ribble Police Police are hunting ‘despicable and shameful’ thieves after Second World War medals were stolen from a house in Leyland. South Ribble Police were called to reports of a burglary in […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal to find missing Blackburn man linked to Preston

Thomas Green was last seen on Friday 5 January Pic: Preston Police Police are appealing to trace a missing 37-year-old man from Blackburn who has links to Preston. Thomas Green was last seen near to a KFC in Haslingden Road, Blackburn, on […]

2 months ago
Much Hoole A59 crash leaves man in ‘critical condition’

A pedestrian has been left seriously injured after a car crash in Much Hoole yesterday (Monday, January 8, 2024). The incident happened at around 6pm when a Mazda 2 travelling […]

2 months ago
Man charged with petrol station drive-offs totalling more than £2,000

A car being filled up with petrol Pic: Pixabay A Liverpool man has been charged with fuel thefts from garage forecourts including in Preston. Preston Police said Jonathon Lawrence, 24, of Feltwood Walk, Liverpool, was arrested on Monday (8 […]

2 months ago
Lancashire Resilience Forum members awarded Commendations for counter-terrorism exercise

Ady Grant (Lancashire Constabulary), Caroline Suart (North West Ambulance Service), Katherine Bentley (Lancashire County Council), Neil Williams (Blackpool Council) with Chief Constable Chris Rowley central. Four people have been awarded Commendations from Lancashire Police’s Chief Constable Chris Rowley for their efforts in keeping the county safe. Ady Grant, Caroline Stuart, Katherine Bentley and Neil Williams […]

2 months ago
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