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Dispersal order extended in Fishwick following disorder

The area covered by the Section 34 order A Section 34 dispersal order in Fishwick is in force for another night. Preston Police have extended the order, which gives them the power to ask people to leave the […]

3 weeks ago
Safety warning to pupils after reports a girl was approached in Longton

A Penwortham school has issued a reminder to parents and pupils to stay vigilant after a pupil reported being approached by a man in a car on her way to […]

3 weeks ago
Warning over high purity ecstasy circulating in Preston

Police are issuing a warning to drug users in Preston following information that there may be a batch of high purity ecstasy in the city.  Three people have suffered adverse […]

3 weeks ago
Three Preston North End fans wanted in connection with Blackburn disorder

Picture of three men released by Preston Police Pictures of three man have been released in connection with violence between Preston North End and Blackburn Rovers fans. Lancashire Police were called to reports of fighting between the two […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man made ‘threats to kill’ at The Foxton Centre and was found with a knife on Ring Way

David Cunniffe A man who made threats to kill at a Preston homeless shelter has been jailed. David Cunniffe was found in possession of a lock knife at the Foxton Centre. He […]

3 weeks ago
New Hall Lane disorder sees police patrols stepped up

The area covered by the Section 34 order Disorder in New Hall Lane has seen a dispersal order put in place by police. Preston Police have triggered a Section 34 between New Hall Lane and Ribbleton Lane. It […]

3 weeks ago
Police searching for convicted Preston thief who has breached prison licence

Daniel Edmondson Police are searching for a man who is on the run after breaching his prison licence. Daniel Edmonson was jailed in March last year for theft and threatening a member […]

3 weeks ago
Public warned not to approach prisoner on the run from HMP Kirkham

Michael Doherty Police say a violent convicted criminal could be in Preston. Michael Doherty absconded from HMP Kirkham during Saturday 29 June. He was jailed in November 2018 at Chester Crown Court […]

3 weeks ago
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