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

Second night of Preston stop and searches by police saw no arrests

The area where the Section 60 is in force Pic: Preston Police No arrests were made during a second night of stop and search powers being deployed in Preston. In response to a 14-year-old boy being stabbed in Samuel Street, Fishwick, on […]

1 week ago
Church Street shop has laptop stolen from window display

A picture of a man police wish to speak to A shop owner has released a picture after a suspected theft at their premises in Preston city centre. Cash in a Dash was targeted during 22 December 2018. A laptop […]

1 week ago
Second night of police stop and search powers in Fishwick

The area where the Section 60 is in force Pic: Preston Police A second night of stop and search powers is being deployed by police in Preston. Following the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Samuel Street, Fishwick, the Section 60 order […]

1 week ago
Arrests made in ‘stop and search’ operation following Fishwick stabbing

Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google Officers investigating a stabbing in Fishwick searched 55 people and 15 vehicles under a section 60 order which was in force last night. Between 6pm and 6am, two people were […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police running stop and search in large part of Preston after Fishwick stabbing

Police vehicles in Cunliffe Street Pic: Blog Preston A swathe of Preston is to see extensive police patrols throughout Monday evening. Preston Police have issued a stop and search order – a Section 60 – covering Fishwick, St […]

1 week ago
Teenage boy stabbed in Fishwick knife attack

Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google A teenager has been left with wounds to his arm, hand, leg and ankle after a stabbing in Fishwick. The 14-year-old was targeted by three men who have been arrested. […]

1 week ago
Mourners gather to say goodbye to Rosie Darbyshire

Friends and family gathered in Moor Nook to say goodbye to popular Rosie Darbyshire this afternoon. Red roses adorned Rosie’s coffin which was carried by a white horse drawn carriage […]

2 weeks ago
Further arrest made as Runshaw College fight investigation continues

Entrance to Runshaw College Pic: Google A fourth teenager has been arrested in connection with the disorder at Runshaw College. On Monday (4 March) a gang of 12 people arrived at the college site in Leyland […]

2 weeks ago
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