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

Bus shelters in Bamber Bridge’s main street are vandalised

Damage to the bus shelters in Station Road Pic: Shane King New look bus shelters in Bamber Bridge have been vandalised. Installed as part of major work in Station Road in recent months vandals have struck. Blog Preston was sent pictures […]

30 mins ago
Police want to trace woman after Preston city centre thefts

Kurline Scott Police have released a picture of a woman they want to speak to after a theft in Preston city centre. A man in his 60s was targeted with £300 taken […]

2 days ago
Cannabis farm uncovered after fire at house in Deepdale

The scene in Suffolk Road during Sunday morning Pic: Blog Preston A cannabis farm has been uncovered during a house fire in Deepdale. Four fire crews were sent to the property in Suffolk Road during Sunday (19 May). Calls came in […]

2 days ago
Police presence outside bank in Fulwood

Three police vehicles just off Garstang Road Pic: Blog Preston A police presence was in place outside a bank in Preston. Three police vehicles were at the Lloyds Bank in Garstang Road, Fulwood, at the turn with Hawkhurst Avenue. Reports […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Jail for man who fly-tipped asbestos in Preston

A Preston man who ran a secret waste disposal operation from his flat in Havelock Court, Plungington, has been jailed for 14 weeks. Another man who used his services to […]

1 week ago
Arson investigation after bins set alight behind Plungington Road shop

Crews hosing down the bins Pic: Preston Fire Station An arson investigation has been launched after a fire during the early hours of Monday (13 May) morning in Plungington Road. Preston Fire Station sent two crews to the car […]

1 week ago
Murderer from Ribbleton who went on the run is arrested

Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham A convicted murderer who went on the run has been found. Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham on Wednesday 24 April. The 27-year-old, originally from Ribbleton, was jailed in April […]

1 week ago
Police say they’ve identified two men after attack outside Papa John in Penwortham

Papa John's in Liverpool Road Pic: Google Two men have been identified in connection with an attack outside Papa John’s in Penwortham. A man in his 20s had his leg broken after the assault in Liverpool Road. […]

2 weeks ago
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