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

Man arrested after fire at Cuerden Valley visitor centre and café

South Ribble Police took to social media to inform the public that someone has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage – arson not endangering life, in connection with the […]

3 weeks ago
Kirkham man jailed for historic sex offences while a scout leader

A sex offender who abused three boys when he was a club scout leader in the 1980’s has been jailed. Aaron Blake, now 69, was arrested in December 2018 after […]

3 weeks ago
Police appeal after teenage boy sexually assaults woman in her 60s in Bamber Bridge

Entrance to the path between Bamber Bridge FC and Matalan Pic: Google Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy exposed himself and sexually assaulted a woman in her 60s in Bamber Bridge. The incident happened at 4pm yesterday (Sunday 26 […]

4 weeks ago
Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for missing man last seen travelling to Preston

Update: Louis has been found safe and well in Blackburn Lancashire Police have appealed for information to locate a missing man seen travelling to Preston. Police said they are becoming […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Police to hold rural crime roadshow in Whitestake and Longton

Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre police Lancashire Police are holding a rural crime roadshow in Whitestake and Longton this October. From 29 September to 7 October, the South Rural Taskforce will visit villages and rural areas, […]

4 weeks ago
Heavy rain sees disruption on M6 after crash near Junction 31

Lancashire Police have today warned drivers to slow down after poor weather led to a collision on the M6. In a tweet, Lancashire Police said the adverse conditions are causing […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Police want to speak to this man about student halls burglary

Man in CCTV Police want to speak to a man captured on CCTV about a burglary at Foundry Court Student Halls in Brook Street. The burglary happened at around 8.45pm on Wednesday 15 […]

4 weeks ago
Police continue appeal to find Leyland man wanted on suspicion of burglary

Shaun Rimmer Police are continuing to appeal for information to find wanted man Shaun Rimmer. Rimmer is wanted in connection with a burglary, which happened on Monday 16 August. The 28-year-old from […]

4 weeks ago
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