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Preston residents warned by police to ‘stay vigilant’ following the lifting of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire police are expecting a rise in crime following the easing of lockdown restrictions. They urged Preston residents to stay vigilant, reporting emergencies through 999, as they expect an increase […]

1 year ago
Group of women targeted vulnerable elderly men to take money from them

Three women who befriended vulnerable men to take money from them have been issued with court orders to protect the men they targeted. Police, Preston City Council, housing associations launched […]

2 years ago
Police investigate possible arson in city centre

Lancashire police are appealing for information about a group of men they want to speak to after a fire on Grimshaw Street in the city centre. The fire was believed […]

8 years ago
CCTV picture released after bike theft at Preston station

Do you know this man? British Transport Police are investigating a bike theft at Preston station. The theft happened around 3.10pm on Monday 24 March on platform seven at Preston […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police uncover £120,000 of cannabis plants in Preston drugs raid

Lancashire Police report they located and confiscated a large cannabis cultivation at an address on Great Townley Street (off New Hall Lane) in Preston last week. They arrested a man […]

8 years ago
Police repeat appeal after sword stolen from Preston Grasshoppers

Preston Police are still looking for the person responsible for a series of burglaries at Lancashire sports clubs. Preston Grasshoppers was targeted twice last month. Between 3.30am and 3.35am on […]

8 years ago
Illegal card skimmer use on Church Street: Police urge public to check accounts

Preston Police made the public aware that the ATM cash machine at the Tesco Express store on Church Street in Preston had been scammed. Back in February we reported that […]

8 years ago
Police renew appeal for information after a man exposed himself to teenage girl

Lancashire Police have released more information in their appeal for information after a 16 year old girl was approached by a male who exposed himself to her. The incident took […]

9 years ago
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