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Police say “don’t be alarmed” after recent Preston knife crime incidents

Sainsbury's at Deepdale Preston Police have urged the public not to be alarmed after recent knife crime incidents in Deepdale and Fulwood. Police are taking steps to reassure the community with high visibility patrols […]

1 year 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 […]

10 years ago
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 […]

10 years ago
Crime Roundup 30/09/11 – Man jailed for eight years after series of robberies

A man has been jailed for eight years for a series of robberies in Chorley and Preston. Stuart Cheetham, 33, of no fixed address, was given the prison sentence when […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime Roundup 29/07/11 – Immigration offenders arrested, burglar jailed for five years

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a 29 year old man from Leyland who is wanted in connection with a serious assault. Detectives would like to speak […]

10 years ago
Crime & Police Roundup 22/07/2011 – Two men sentenced for series of South Ribble robberies

Two men have been sentenced to a total of eleven and a half years in prison for a series of robberies in South Ribble. Bradley Day, 23, of Whitefield Road, […]

10 years ago
Crime & Police Roundup 15/07/11 – Teen graffiti cleanup, ASBOs and two men jailed for robbery

A group of teenagers cleaned graffiti at Preston Marina after they admitted spraying paint on the swing-bridge. The six 15-year-old boys sprayed names and initials on the bridge on Maritime […]

10 years ago
Crime & Police Roundup 10/06/2011

A Preston man has been jailed for four years following a police operation to target drug crime in the city. Adrian Allen, 46, of Gamull Lane, Ribbleton appeared at Preston […]

10 years ago
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