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

Woman whose body was found on moorland has been identified

Lamduan Armitage nee Seekanya Police in Preston have urged those living in the city to see if they recognise a woman whose body was found in North Yorkshire in 2004. North Yorkshire Police have […]

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Man wanted after hit and run in Preston

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted after a hit and run in Preston. Peter Hull (pictured), 30, from Leyland, is wanted in connection with the […]

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Teenager arrested after ‘threat to kill’ at Preston high school

Christ the King Catholic High School in Frenchwood Pic: Google A Preston school was placed on lockdown after ‘threats to kill’ had been made over social media. Christ the King Catholic High School in Lawrence Avenue, Frenchwood, saw Preston Police […]

1 day ago
Public warned not to approach man wanted for Fishwick assault

Stuart Taylor A Manchester man is wanted by police after a woman was attacked and robbed in Fishwick. Stuart Taylor’s picture has been released by Preston Police. The 35-year-old from Trafford, Manchester, […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston ‘hate rant’ taxi driver still under investigation

A Preston taxi-driver who was arrested in December for a ‘hate-filled rant’ against Christians is still facing investigation. Zaheer Hussain was arrested following the video surfacing online. He was arrested […]

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Penwortham man abducted, slashed in the face and left bleeding at Ribbleton industrial estate

Walton Avenue where the 18-year-old was taken from Pic: Google A man was found bleeding from his face in an industrial estate in Ribbleton after being abducted. Preston Police say the 18-year-old was taken from Walton Avenue, Penwortham. Around 10.15pm […]

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Update – Wanted Fishwick man has been found

Richard Watkins A Fishwick man wanted in connection with the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Preston has been found. Preston police launched an appeal to find Richard Watkins, 25, in connection […]

1 day ago
Man and two teens charged with Manchester Road disorder

The incident took place near Cardinal Newman College in Manchester Road Pic: Google Three people will appear in court on Monday in connection with a violent incident in Frenchwood. Preston Police were called to Manchester Road, near Cardinal Newman College, on Monday 4 […]

2 days ago
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