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

Four men charged in County Lines drugs investigation

Four men have been charged as part of an investigation into a County Lines organised criminal gang operating in Preston. Police say in recent weeks a significant quantity of Class […]

18 hours ago
Armed police on the streets after incident in Manchester

Armed officers have taken to the streets of Preston following a serious incident in Manchester. Four people were injured during a multiple stabbing in the Arndale Centre and a man […]

2 days ago
Police warning after crime spree in Grimsargh

Police are advising residents in Grimsargh to be vigilant after a series of shed and garage break-ins. They are also asking householders and businesses to check any CCTV they may […]

3 days ago
Arrest made in hunt for Preston rapist

A man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after an 18-year-old was attacked on a night out in Preston. 35-year-old man from Salford was arrested in the Broughton area […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man jailed for 12 years after two men were attacked with a baseball bat during a burglary

A 57-year-old man suffered a broken nose and broken eye socket and another man – who is blind and registered disabled – also suffered a head injury during an aggravated […]

1 week ago
New information in hunt for Preston rape suspect

Police are continuing to hunt an alleged rapist after a woman was attacked on a night out in Preston. The victim, 18, became separated from her friends shortly before she […]

1 week ago
Appeal to identify two men on bikes after high value theft from Booths

South Ribble Poice have released CCTV of two men they want ot trace after a high value theft from Booths in Penwortham. The theft happened at the store in Millbrook […]

2 weeks ago
Search for woman missing from Avenham

Police are asking for the public’s help to find Gillian Halliday, 41, who is missing from home. Gillian was last seen on Oxford Street, Avenham today. She is described as […]

2 weeks ago
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