knife crime

Five Preston shops caught selling a knife to a 15-year-old

Police in the city centre Five stores in Preston were caught selling a knife to a 15-year-old during a sting operation by police. During Monday 13 May eight city stores were visited by the teenager […]

2 months ago
Six Preston high schools visited about knife crime dangers

No More Knives Tour visited Preston schools. Pic: Lancashire Constabulary Students from schools across Preston were educated about knife crime last week. The No More Knives Tour visited schools across the city, giving children a chance to listen to first-hand […]

4 months ago
Police recover 225 knives during week of searches in Preston and South Ribble

A PCSO carrying out a knife sweep in a Preston park Pic: Preston Police More than 200 knives have been recovered by police across Preston, Chorley, South Ribble and West Lancashire. Lancashire Police’s Operation Sceptre saw police searching parks for weapons, knife arches put […]

8 months ago
Man slashed with blade in Avenham Park robbery

Sunshine in Avenham and Miller Park during Tuesday 13 April Pic: Tony Worrall Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was ‘slashed’ during a robbery in Avenham Park. The victim – a man in his 50s – was walking near to the […]

2 years ago
Two men arrested after knife incident in Preston city centre

Church Street Pic: Google Two men have been arrested on suspicion of affray after reports people were being threatened with knives on Miller Arcade in the city centre. Police were called at around 3.50am […]

2 years ago
Man arrested after hunting knife threat in Fishwick

Nevett Street Pic: Google A man has been arrested after threatening a member of the public with a large hunting knife in Fishwick. The incident happened in Nevett Street on Friday (7 October). The […]

2 years ago
Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with ABH and burglary offences

Police have launched an appeal to find a Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with a string of offences. Preston Police are searching for Wesley Killeen in relation to several offences, […]

2 years ago
Police seize knife and ‘meat claws’ from two males on Garstang Road

Police last night detained two males after discovering a hunting-style knife and ‘meat claws’ during a weapons search. Last night (Thursday, 25 August), a Preston Police weapons task force discovered […]

2 years ago
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