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Police arrest Preston man after assault on teenage girl

Police have arrested a Preston man after an assault left a teenage girl with a cracked cheekbone. The 17-year-old victim had serious bruising after the attack, which happened at a […]

6 months ago
Police charge man for six Broadgate burglaries

Trees have been cut down at the top end of Broadgate bordering the River Ribble Pic: Chris Hough Police have remanded a man to prison for six December burglaries in the Broadgate area of Preston. On Monday 13 December 2021, Preston Task Force was made aware of the […]

6 months ago
Leyland man jailed after killing e-scooter rider with van

Samuel Bretherton Leyland man Samuel Bretherton received a four-year jail sentence yesterday (Monday 20 December) after killing an e-scooter rider with his van. At around 1pm on 11 February, Bretherton, 25, of […]

6 months ago
Preston man wanted in connection with vehicle theft

Police are hunting a Preston man in connection with a string of motor vehicle offences. 47-year-old Darren Mark Towey is wanted in connection with the aggravated, unauthorised taking of a […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man wanted by police after ‘serious assault’ on teenage girl

Police are searching for a Preston man after a weekend assault left a teenage girl with a cracked cheekbone. The attack happened at a Preston house on Sunday, 12 December […]

6 months ago
Preston Police to hold ‘Day of Action’ in the Larches and Savick

Preston Police are this week holding a ‘Day of Action’ with their partner agencies around Elswick Road. On Thursday 16 December, the police will attend the Larches and Savick area, […]

6 months ago
Police appeal for man wanted in connection with Preston stabbing

Police are appealing for information on a man with links to Ingol, Ashton and the city centre areas of Preston. 29-year-old Ryan George Evans is wanted in connection with a […]

7 months ago
Three men wanted for ‘terrifying’ armed robbery at Co-Op in Leyland

Police are trying to identify three men from CCTV footage of a violent armed robbery at Leyland Co-op. At around 10.10pm on Saturday 13 November, Co-op staff were locking up […]

7 months ago
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