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Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Chorley

Harpers Lane, Chorley where the incident took place. Pic: Google street view Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Chorley. The incident happened between 3am and 4am yesterday (Monday 25 January) at an […]

9 hours ago
Elderly Leyland man attacked with metal bar in rogue trader break-in

Balshaw Crescent, Leyland Pic: Google An elderly Leyland man is in hospital after a gang of four rogue traders attacked him in his own home. One man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary at […]

4 days ago
New Chief Constable of Lancashire Constabulary set to start role in the spring

The county’s Police and Crime panel have backed the Police and Crime Commissioner’s preferred candidate as the next chief constable of Lancashire Constabulary. N Chris Rowley, who will replace current […]

4 days ago
‘Phenomenal’ Lancashire Police Dog Sharkie has passed away

Lancashire Police Dog Unit notified the community today (Friday, 22 January) about the passing of much-loved police dog RPD Sharkie. The tweet read: “It is with great sadness we announce […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Listen to scam call where fraudster pretended to be police officer and conned Preston pensioner

Elderly people across Preston are being warned about a series of frauds targeting older victims. Officers investigating a series of courier frauds have released a recording of an offender on […]

5 days ago
Police release pictures of men wanted in connection with booze thefts from Booths stores in and around Preston

Lancashire Police are appealing for information to identify these men following a number of alcohol thefts from Booths stores across the county. Between December and January police have received reports […]

6 days ago
Police’s Covid rule breaker quiz after ‘blatant and deliberate breaches’ in Preston

Claims were recently made that people in Avenham Park were not following social distancing Pic: Lauren Melling Lancashire Police have been playing Guess the Covid-19 Lockdown Breach after dealing with a series of ‘blatant and deliberate’ violations. A post on the Lancashire Police Facebook page said: “Here’s […]

6 days ago
Rural roads north of Preston closed due to ‘waist-high’ floodwater

Rural roads flooding Pic: Preston Police Road closures are in place in the Catforth and Bartle areas of Preston due to flooding from Storm Christoph. Many roads are affected by surface water flooding, while Catforth Road […]

6 days ago
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