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Police appeal after teenage boy sexually assaults woman in her 60s in Bamber Bridge

Entrance to the path between Bamber Bridge FC and Matalan Pic: Google Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy exposed himself and sexually assaulted a woman in her 60s in Bamber Bridge. The incident happened at 4pm yesterday (Sunday 26 […]

35 mins ago
Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for missing man last seen travelling to Preston

Lancashire Police have appealed for information to locate a missing man seen travelling to Preston. Police said they are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 25-year-old Louis Richards, who […]

7 hours ago
Lancashire Police to hold rural crime roadshow in Whitestake and Longton

Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre police Lancashire Police are holding a rural crime roadshow in Whitestake and Longton this October. From 29 September to 7 October, the South Rural Taskforce will visit villages and rural areas, […]

8 hours ago
Heavy rain sees disruption on M6 after crash near Junction 31

Lancashire Police have today warned drivers to slow down after poor weather led to a collision on the M6. In a tweet, Lancashire Police said the adverse conditions are causing […]

10 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Police want to speak to this man about student halls burglary

Man in CCTV Police want to speak to a man captured on CCTV about a burglary at Foundry Court Student Halls in Brook Street. The burglary happened at around 8.45pm on Wednesday 15 […]

24 hours ago
Police continue appeal to find Leyland man wanted on suspicion of burglary

Shaun Rimmer Police are continuing to appeal for information to find wanted man Shaun Rimmer. Rimmer is wanted in connection with a burglary, which happened on Monday 16 August. The 28-year-old from […]

2 days ago
‘Depraved’ Penwortham man jailed after awarding underage girls ‘points’ to perform sexual acts online

A Penwortham man who awarded points to underage girls as they performed sexual acts online is now in prison. Stefan Bull, 27, of Gaskell Road, Penwortham, was sentenced at Preston […]

3 days ago
Two Preston men amongst police’s latest most wanted list

Police are trying to find Lancashire’s most wanted criminals as part of Operation Hunter, which launched in July In the last three months police have executed more than 550 warrants […]

4 days ago
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