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South Ribble Borough Council warns residents to be aware of scam calls

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council has warned residents to be mindful of calls from individuals posing as council workers. They were recently made aware of an incident involving a person contacted […]

3 months ago
Man stabbed with potato peeler in row between neighbours in Preston

Elona Green A man was stabbed in the neck with a potato peeler during a row between neighbours at a block of flats in Preston. David Crossett was left with a 2cm […]

1 year ago
Preston Police arrest man following Penwortham burglaries

Looking along Liverpool Road in Penwortham Pic: Blog Preston A man has been charged with burglary after a spate of break-ins in Penwortham. Preston Police circulated a CCTV image of a male they wished to speak to last week […]

2 years ago
Man robbed at knifepoint in Preston

We are appealing for information after an elderly man was the victim of a theft in Preston city centre. The incident happened at around 11.40am on Tuesday October 6 on […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime Roundup 03/02/12 – Live online chat with Lancashire police on Tuesday

Police Line Tape Lancashire Constabulary is to hold a special interactive web chat to discuss the importance of staying safe online on Safer Internet Day, Tuesday 7 February. This year the campaign is […]

10 years ago
Crime Roundup 13/01/12 – £12,000 of Cannabis seized, and a new helpline for Lancashire Constabulary

  Cannabis with an estimated street value of £12,800 has been seized by police in Preston. 32 mature plants were found at the address on Hopwood Street at around 9am […]

10 years ago
Crime Roundup 06/01/12 – Stolen puppy returned to owner, dangerous driver leaves teenager with spinal injuries

A 12 week old puppy which was stolen in Preston has been reunited with its owner. Rio, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, was stolen from outside Spar on Water Lane in […]

10 years ago
Crime Roundup 23/12/11 – Ten arrested on suspicion of theft and vehicle offences

Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of theft and vehicle offences as police carried out a day of action to crackdown on metal theft. 23 scrap metal yards were […]

10 years ago
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