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Parents pay tribute to teenager Sarmad Al-Saidi who died after Deepdale stabbing

Sarmad Al-Saidi was attacked during Wednesday 23 December Pic: Preston Police The parents of Sarmad Al-Saidi, 16 who died on Sunday (27 December) as a result of a stabbing have paid tribute to their son. Officers were called to an address […]

7 months ago
Police seize two knives and cannabis during Preston stop and search

Knives found by police during their searches Pic: Preston Police Two knives have been taken off the streets of Preston by police. Preston Police recovered the knives during stop and searches on Friday (27 November). Officers also recovered a quantity […]

8 months ago
More than 350 knives taken off Lancashire streets in week of intense action on knife crime

A national week long police initiative has seen more than 350 knives taken off Lancashire streets and 20 knife related arrests. Running from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 November, Op […]

8 months ago
Large knife seized by police in Leyland after being discovered by member of the public

A large knife was recovered by Neighbourhood Officers in Leyland as part of Operation Sceptre. The knife was located by a concerned member of the public – it had been […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Weapon sweeps take place across Preston as police begin knife crime clampdown

Preston police Operation Sceptre. Pic: Preston police Preston police have launched an operation to prevent knife crime this week. Operation Sceptre is a reassurance activity where the police will carry out weapon sweeps. This is part of […]

9 months ago
17-year-old arrested for possession of hunting knife after Broadgate chase

Police recovered this large hunting knife A 17-year-old has been arrested in relation to the possession of a large hunting knife. The male was caught by police after a foot chase through the streets of Broadgate […]

9 months ago
Ashton community group offering spaces on The J-J Effect’s anti-knife crime workshop

Byron Highton and Eve Cross Ashton community group Here for Humanity is offering free spaces on an anti-knife crime workshop run by The J-J Effect. Here for Humanity won the workshop, which has been funded […]

12 months ago
Teenager stabbed in the head in Avenham Park

A teenager was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the head in Avenham Park on Monday. At 5:15pm, emergency services were called to a area close to the Old […]

1 year ago
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