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

17-year-old arrested for possession of hunting knife after Broadgate chase

Police recovered this large hunting knife A 17-year-old has been arrested in relation to the possession of a large hunting knife. The male was caught by police after a foot chase through the streets of Broadgate […]

3 hours ago
Woman charged with murder of Longton man

Cedar Grove in Longton Pic: Google A woman has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Longton. Police were called around 3.50am on March 6 to a report of a serious assault […]

1 day ago
Teen arrested on suspicion of assault after Leyland boy left with life-changing injuries

Wigan Road Pic: Google A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing life-changing injuries to a boy in Leyland. The incident happened on October 10 at 4pm when the victim was buying […]

2 days ago
Police alert for Longton after cars and properties targeted by burglars

Breaking into a car. Pic: TheDigitalWay Pixabay. South Ribble police have posted on Facebook warning people of a rise in burglaries and vehicle crimes in Longton. The police have received multiple reports in the last few days. […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal to identify ‘smiling’ motorcyclist seen speeding on Preston Guild Wheel

Motorcyclist caught speeding on the Guild Wheel Pic: Preston Police Preston Police are appealing for help to identify a person who was recorded speeding along Preston Guild Wheel. The appeal is part of Operation Dismount, which began earlier this year […]

6 days ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week October 10 to October 16

Fresh & Fruity- Alan, Tracy & Becky Taylor We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The search for the Pride of Preston has begun, Preston County Council leader has joined calls […]

1 week ago
Preston and Bamber Bridge residents targeted by ‘Covid conmen’

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Residents in Preston and Bamber Bridge are being warned by Lancashire County Council to stay alert as Lancashire is targeted by scammers. One Preston resident received a cold call from […]

1 week ago
Police appeal after ‘gang feud’ gunshot fired at parked car in Ashton-on-Ribble

Ashton Bank Way Pic: Google Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a parked car was hit with a firearm on Monday night. The incident occurred at around 8.35pm on October 12 in Ashton-on-Ribble. Read […]

1 week ago
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