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Police chase in Plungington ends with van smashing into lamppost

The van hit the lamppost to end the chase Pic: LancsRoadPolice Plungington residents were turning their heads as a police chase took place down a side street. Around 10.30am on Saturday (29 June) Blog Preston understands the police chase took place […]

3 weeks ago
Man quizzed on drugs supply in connection with Harry Flood death

Police have confirmed a man was questioned in connection with drug dealing in relation to the death of a teenager. 17-year-old Harry Flood died in hospital after being taken ill […]

4 weeks ago
Man who was found carrying a knife near New Hall Lane is jailed

Mark Rawcliffe A man who was caught in possession of a knife has been jailed. Michael Rawcliffe was seen hiding from police in a ginnel around New Hall Lane. The 44-year-old was […]

4 weeks ago
Forest school at Preston primary school trashed by vandals

Damage to one of the hutches at the forest school An outdoor learning space for a Preston primary school has been trashed. St Clare’s Primary School in Fulwood has been targeted twice in the last fortnight. The school, in Sharoe […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood cannabis factory shut down by police

Inside the cannabis factory Pic: Preston Police A cannabis factory in Fulwood has been busted. Preston Police raided an address in the city – which has not been revealed – during Tuesday (25 June). They uncovered more […]

4 weeks ago
Warning to Fulwood car owners after thefts from vehicles

Drivers in Fulwood are being urged to double-check their vehicles are locked and secured. Preston Police have issued a warning after a number of thefts from cars and other vehicles […]

4 weeks ago
Motorbike stolen from driveway in Ribbleton

The Italian-themed motorbike was taken over the weekend A Ribbleton man is appealing for the return of his motorbike. Roberto Atzei’s beloved bike was taken from a driveway between 9pm and 11.30pm on Saturday (22 June). The distinctive […]

4 weeks ago
Police appeal to find Leroy Allen who is wanted on recall to prison

Preston Police have launched an appeal to find Leroy Allen, who is wanted on recall to prison. Allen, 32, was jailed for burglary and theft from vehicles in February 2018 […]

4 weeks ago
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