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Preston police welcome tougher laws on gun and knife ownership being brought in

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Changes to legislation, brought about by the Offensive Weapons Act 2019, mean that from Wednesday July 14, all weapons banned in public by the Criminal Justice Act 1988, including zombie […]

2 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 […]

10 months ago
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 […]

10 months ago
Appeal following knife point robbery at Preston off-license

Police are appealing for information after a shopkeeper was threatened at knifepoint during a robbery at an off-license in Bamber Bridge. Around 5pm on Tuesday 23rd October 2012 a man […]

9 years ago
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