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Public warned not to approach Preston man wanted in connection with sexual assault

Matthew Parkinson Police are continuing to search for a prisoner who is on the run. Matthew Parkinson was convicted of battery, assault and theft in November last year. The 26-year-old has breached […]

1 week ago
Get Together to create healthier and safer communities

Need support in getting back to work? Worried a loved one is getting involved with gangs? Not sure how to help a friend with mental health needs? Residents from Ribbleton […]

2 weeks ago
Warning to Penwortham residents over vehicle crime

South Ribble Police are reminding Penwortham residents to be vigilant about security after a spate of vehicle crime in the area. Over the past few nights a number of insecure […]

2 weeks ago
Man jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day knife attack which put Plungington into lockdown

A man has been jailed for 13 years after he was convicted of slashing a man across the throat in Preston on Christmas Day. Armed police put Plungington into lock […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Mooove along, ladies!’ Police called in to herd roaming cows back to their field

Police were called to a different kind of beef last night when several cows and a bull broke free. The cattle were roaming across a car parking area in Guild […]

2 weeks ago
Family pay tribute to ‘cheeky, funny, girl’ who died in M61 collision

The family of a 12-year-old girl who died in a collision on the M61 have paid tribute to “a cheeky, funny girl who was always smiling.” Sana Patel died at […]

2 weeks ago
Man and woman arrested following death of girl in M61 crash

A 23-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a girl died in a collision on the M61. Sana Patel, […]

2 weeks ago
Pictured: Fishwick cyclist’s drugs haul

This is the haul that was seized when police arrested a man on a pedal cycle this morning. Officers in Ribbleton Lane approached the 22-year-old in the early hours but […]

2 weeks ago
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