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

19-year-old Preston man dies after being rescued from the sea at St Anne’s

St Anne's pier Pic: Tony Worrall A 19-year-old Preston man has died after being rescued from the sea close to the pier at St Anne’s. Emergency services were called at around 7.20pm on Friday (23 July) […]

1 day ago
Preston city centre social enterprise fundraises to fix a broken window

A social enterprise in Preston city centre is fundraising to fix a broken window. Last week, the team at The Larder were heartbroken to discover one of the beautiful, large […]

2 days ago
Police say these are Preston, South Ribble and Chorley’s most wanted

Police have urged the public to share any information that may lead to the arrest of five of South Lancashire’s most wanted offenders. Earlier this month, Lancashire Constabulary launched Operation […]

3 days ago
14-year-old amongst three arrested in Leyland following night of car break-ins

Breaking into a car. Pic: TheDigitalWay Pixabay. South Ribble Police arrested three people in Leyland last night following a series of car break-ins and thefts. Police arrested a 38-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man, both from Leyland, […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents warned by police to ‘stay vigilant’ following the lifting of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire police are expecting a rise in crime following the easing of lockdown restrictions. They urged Preston residents to stay vigilant, reporting emergencies through 999, as they expect an increase […]

5 days ago
Police in Preston and Lancashire using new roadside tech to confirm a drivers identity

Police cars in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire police officers are now armed with latest technology for roadside checks and are warning motorists that if they provide police with the wrong driving licence details, they have the […]

6 days ago
Two Fishwick men charged with firearm offences after organised crime bust

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Two Fishwick men have been charged with firearm offences as part of Lancashire Police’s efforts to disrupt organised crime. At 4pm on Wednesday 14 July officers stopped a vehicle in […]

7 days ago
‘Potential weapons’ seized from children in South Ribble

Numerous potential weapons were seized Pic: South Ribble Police Numerous tools and potential weapons have been seized on the streets of South Ribble, including from children. Officers from South Ribble Police had been conducting Stop Searches in certain hotspots. […]

1 week ago
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