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

Man ‘pinned to the ground and stabbed in the head’ in serious assault

Post Office on Meadow Street Police are appealing for information after a man was pinned to the ground and stabbed in the head. The incident happened around 1am on Monday […]

7 hours ago
Ask For Angela safety campaign launches in Preston

Ask for Angela launch group shot with Preston BID, UCLan and Lancs Constabulary A new code word is being promoted within a safety campaign to help make Preston city centre […]

12 hours ago
Murder investigation into man’s death in Fulwood ends

Gareth Roberts died after an incident at a house in Fulwood - two people were arrested on suspicion of murder Gareth Roberts died after an incident at a house in Fulwood A murder investigation into the death of a man in Fulwood has been dropped. Gareth Roberts was found with […]

1 day ago
Fulwood Leisure Centre break-in sees money taken

A leisure centre in Preston has been broken into during the early hours of Wednesday (19 September) morning. Fulwood Leisure Centre was targeted by thieves and money taken from a […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Delivery driver died following Ribbleton school crash

Police at the primary school in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Melling Police at the primary school in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Melling Police have remained at a Preston primary school throughout Tuesday following the death of a man. The delivery driver died […]

2 days ago
Police searching for woman attacked in Preston city centre

Roxy Jones Roxy Jones A picture of a woman who was the victim of a ‘physical assault’ in Preston city centre has been released. Preston Police say Roxy Jones, 38, has gone […]

3 days ago
Man threatened with knife inside his own home in Walton-le-Dale

A picture of a man seen on CCTV in the days after the robbery A picture of a man seen on CCTV in the days after the robbery Police have released pictures of people they want to speak to after a knifepoint robbery in […]

3 days ago
Preston EE scam gang jailed after being caught in Middlesbrough

Two of the gang Jonathan Sowerby and Dale Grant pictured outside Teesside Crown Court Two of the gang Jonathan Sowerby and Dale Grant pictured outside Teesside Crown Court Pic: Teesside Live A Preston-based gang who were working to try and con mobile phone network […]

4 days ago
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