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Police officer suffered a broken ankle in ‘Mad Friday’ attack

A police officer attending an incident in Preston city centre on ‘Mad Friday’ had to have plates and screws inserted into his foot after he was pushed to the ground […]

4 weeks ago
Police warn public not to approach two convicted Preston criminals who are on the run

Jason Batchelor and Saleem Khan Police are looking for two convicted criminals who have gone on the run. Saleem Khan, 47 of Faringdon Close, Fishwick, and Jason Batchelor, 25, of no fixed address, were both […]

3 months ago
Would-be doorman broke man’s jaw in attack outside Perfect 10s

A would-be doorman broke a man’s jaw when he tried to stop two men getting into Perfect 10s in Lune Street. James Loftus, 26, of Inkerman Street, Ashton-on-Ribble, had previously […]

4 months ago
Preston accountant stole more than £280,000 from client pension funds to prop up his own businesses

Bessent operated from offices at Preston Docks Pic: Google A Preston based accountant who stole more than £280,000 of pension funds to prop up his struggling businesses has been jailed for three years and four months. Preston Crown Court […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man accused of murdering Rosie Darbyshire appears in court

Rosie Darbyshire The man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Ribbleton has appeared in court. Benjamin Topping, 25, of St George’s Road, Deepdale, spoke only to confirm his name at Preston Magistrates’ […]

6 months ago
Trial of Hillsborough match commander underway in Preston

Preston Crown Court is at the top of the national news agenda as the trial of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield gets underway. Press and families of the 96 people […]

7 months ago
Plungington man who wielded a meat cleaver is jailed

Jamie Killeen A Preston man has been jailed for two years after running through the street wielding a meat cleaver. Jamie Killeen of Ripon Street triggered a police call-out to Plungington after […]

7 months ago
New Hall Lane drug dealer found with cocaine is jailed

Sami Raza A drug dealer who was caught after a police chase down New Hall Lane has been jailed. Sami Raza was found in possession of a large rock of white powder […]

8 months ago
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