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

Appeal to trace Ashton pensioner’s prize cutlery set

Close up of the cutlery set Close up of the cutlery set Two granddaughters have taken to social media to appeal for the return of their grandad’s beloved cutlery set. A 24-carat gold plated 70 piece […]

11 hours ago
Man and woman dead after Preston M6 death crash

The scene on the M6 during Sunday evening Pic: Highways England The scene on the M6 during Sunday evening Pic: Highways England A man and woman have died after a crash on the M6 at Preston during Sunday evening. Preston Police […]

2 days ago
‘Mindless’ youths arrested as bus stops vandalised in North Road

One of the bus stops in North Road/Lancaster Road which was targeted One of the bus stops in North Road/Lancaster Road which was targeted Three youths who smashed three bus stops and a telephone box are in custody and their actions branded […]

3 days ago
Attempted raid at Co-Op in Larches foiled by police

Co-Op in Norbreck Drive, Larches Pic: Google Co-Op in Norbreck Drive, Larches Pic: Google Three men have been arrested after an attempt to break into a mini-supermarket in Preston. Preston Police sent officers to the Co-Op in […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police recover stolen quad bikes and trailer in Lostock Hall

South Ribble Police have recovered stolen quad bikes and a trailer from a Lostock Hall property and Leyland farm. Yesterday (8 November), officers from Chorley and across the division carried […]

5 days ago
Appeal after man attacked in a house in Avenham

Police are appealing for information after a man was threatened with a knife and attacked at a house in  Avenham. Between 2am and 3am on September 26, two men entered a […]

1 week ago
Warning over drugs stolen from Ashton pharmacy

Blanche Street Preston Police have issued a warning after controlled drugs were stolen from a pharmacy in Ashton. At around 6am on Monday October 29, thieves broke into Rowlands Pharmacy […]

1 week ago
Drink-driving, assault and theft: Preston Magistrates’ Court round-up

Preston Magistrates’ See below how the court has administered justice from October 22 to October 29. Victims names have been removed from the charges. Plungington man damaged police car A […]

1 week ago
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