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

Man and woman sought by police in connection with Preston city centre bar attack

Detectives are appealing for information to identify a man and woman in connection with an assault investigation in Preston. Police were called around 3.25am on Friday (July 23) to a […]

4 hours ago
Police raid suspected brothel in St Matthews

Preston Neighbourhood Police have conducted a search at an address in Harling Road on the St Matthews ward and found a suspected brothel. As a result of further enquiries two […]

5 hours ago
19-year-old Preston man dies after being rescued from the sea at St Anne’s

St Anne's pier Pic: Tony Worrall A 19-year-old Preston man has died after being rescued from the sea close to the pier at St Anne’s. Emergency services were called at around 7.20pm on Friday (23 July) […]

2 days ago
Preston city centre social enterprise fundraises to fix a broken window

A social enterprise in Preston city centre is fundraising to fix a broken window. Last week, the team at The Larder were heartbroken to discover one of the beautiful, large […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police say these are Preston, South Ribble and Chorley’s most wanted

Police have urged the public to share any information that may lead to the arrest of five of South Lancashire’s most wanted offenders. Earlier this month, Lancashire Constabulary launched Operation […]

4 days ago
14-year-old amongst three arrested in Leyland following night of car break-ins

Breaking into a car. Pic: TheDigitalWay Pixabay. South Ribble Police arrested three people in Leyland last night following a series of car break-ins and thefts. Police arrested a 38-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man, both from Leyland, […]

5 days ago
Preston residents warned by police to ‘stay vigilant’ following the lifting of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire police are expecting a rise in crime following the easing of lockdown restrictions. They urged Preston residents to stay vigilant, reporting emergencies through 999, as they expect an increase […]

6 days ago
Police in Preston and Lancashire using new roadside tech to confirm a drivers identity

Police cars in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire police officers are now armed with latest technology for roadside checks and are warning motorists that if they provide police with the wrong driving licence details, they have the […]

1 week ago
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