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Crime Roundup 09/12/11 – Christmas revellers warned about excessive drinking

Christmas revellers are being warned not to put themselves at risk by drinking excessively at home before a night on the town. As a member of the Safer Lancashire Partnership, […]

11 years ago
Crime Roundup 02/12/11 – £72,000 of cannabis seized, robbery at Blackpool Road bookmakers

A cannabis factory with an estimated street value of £72,000 has been found at a flat in Preston. Officers acting on information from the local community executed a drugs warrant […]

11 years ago
Crime Roundup 25/11/11 – Man jailed for sexual abuse of young girls

A man has been jailed for 19 years for the sexual abuse of young girls dating back more than 30 years. Vincent Whittingham, (pictured above), 69, of Stydd Lane in […]

11 years ago
Crime Roundup 18/11/11- Armed robbery in Ribbleton, and man jailed for sexually assaulting a teenager

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a shop in Preston last month. At around 8:50pm on 14 October, two men went in to the Grange Convenience […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime roundup 11/11/11 – Drug dealer jailed for 9 months

A Preston man has been jailed following a police operation to target drug crime in the city. John Cross, 42, of Pope Lane, Ribbleton, appeared at Preston Crown Court last […]

11 years ago
Crime Roundup 04/11/11 – Boy, 16, assaulted in Penwortham

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 31 year old woman was assaulted on a bus in Preston while she was with her two year old son. The woman got […]

11 years ago
Crime roundup 28/10/11 – Police seize crack cocaine and hunt ‘Penwortham flasher’

Police have seized crack cocaine and hundreds of pounds in cash when they stopped a car in Penwortham. The vehicle was pulled over by police Wednesday evening on Liverpool Road. […]

11 years ago
Overall crime in Lancashire falls, but sexual offences on the rise

Overall crime in Lancashire is falling, according to Home Office figures released yesterday. The findings show a 4.8 percent reduction in overall crime from July 2010 to June 2011, which […]

11 years ago
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