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

West Strand was closed due to loose scaffolding

Preston police and Fire and Rescue Service dealt with an incident on West Strand today. The road was currently closed in both directions, from Guild Way to Watery Lane until […]

1 month ago
Shooting in Brierfield leads to armed police presence at Royal Preston Hospital

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston An armed police presence in Fulwood around Royal Preston Hospital during Wednesday night was triggered by a shooting in East Lancashire. Detectives are investigating an incident where a man was […]

1 month ago
Applications open for Lancashire Police apprenticeships

Lancashire Constabulary is welcoming applications for its Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship programme. To mark applications opening, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw talked with an officer who joined the […]

1 month ago
Police warn of Covid restrictions being ignored by teenagers as car damaged in Preston

A 14-year-old has been arrested after causing criminal damage to a vehicle in the St Matthews area of Preston. Police attended an incident on Edmund Street, and a number of […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Family pay heartbreaking tribute to 17-year-old Luke Bennett

The family of a teenager who died in Euxton at the weekend have issued a heartbreaking tribute to him. Luke Bennett, 17, was killed after a metal pole he was […]

2 months ago
Family pays tribute to man who died in Claughton-On-Brock crash

Andrew Roskell Tributes have been paid to a man who sadly died following a collision in Claughton-On-Brock. Police had been called at around 3.30pm on Monday 1 March to Brock Mill Lane […]

2 months ago
Police launch rural task force teams to cover Garstang and Wyre

New rural task force teams have been set up across Lancashire to target the issues that matter most to rural communities including machinery theft, rural, wildlife and heritage crime.  A total of […]

2 months ago
17-year-old boy dies after being electrocuted in Euxton

Runshaw Hall Lane Pic: Google A 17-year-old boy has tragically died after being electrocuted in Euxton. Emergency services were called to Runshaw Hall Lane following a report of a child being seriously injured. Sadly the […]

2 months ago
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