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

Overall crime in Lancashire falls, but sexual offences on the rise

Overall crime in Lancashire is falling, according to Home Office figures released yesterday. The findings show a 4.8 percent reduction in overall crime from July 2010 to June 2011, which […]

8 years ago
Police raise awareness of anti-social behaviour with viral video

This afternoon we recieved a direct message to the Blog Preston Twitter account from Lancashire Constabulary that looked suspiciously like one of the spam messages that’s been going around. If you’re […]

8 years ago
Elderly couple tell of their ordeal as police tackle rogue traders

Rogue traders and doorstep sellers across Lancashire were targeted in a national day of action yesterday. The day, which police forces and trading standards took part in, comes as part […]

8 years ago
Nine arrested across Lancashire after dawn raids

Nine people have been arrested after police carried out a series of coordinated dawn raids across Kirkham, Preston, Blackpool and Bolton in a crackdown on serious and organised crime. Officers […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime Roundup 07/10/11 – £40,000 of Cannabis seized in Fulwood

Cannabis with an estimated street value of £40,000 has been seized as police searched a property in Fulwood. Aixture of 111 young and larger plants were found at the terraced […]

8 years ago
Police hunt man after sexual assault in Moor Park

Police are appealing for information after an 18 year old woman was sexually assaulted in a park in Preston. In the early hours of Friday morning, the teenager was making […]

8 years ago
Crime Roundup 30/09/11 – Man jailed for eight years after series of robberies

A man has been jailed for eight years for a series of robberies in Chorley and Preston. Stuart Cheetham, 33, of no fixed address, was given the prison sentence when […]

8 years ago
Police release CCTV image in city centre assault probe

man wanted in connection with assault Police are appealing again for information after an assault at a city centre bar A 23-year-old man was hit in the face with a glass bottle last month at Manyana’s […]

8 years ago
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