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This category relates to all things to do with crime in Preston.

Teenage boy robbed and assaulted on West Cliff

Steps between West Cliff (pictured) and South Meadow Lane where the incident happened A teenager was robbed and assaulted in an unprovoked attack in Preston on Wednesday. Preston Police say a 17-year-old boy was walking up some stairs adjacent to Preston Cricket Club […]

3 months ago
Preston New Road hit and run: Police appeal to find family of woman found lying in the road

Preston New Road where the woman was found A young woman has died in a suspected hit and run incident in a road at the edge of Preston. Lancashire Police were called to Preston New Road, Clifton, at […]

3 months ago
Preston Station bar assault: CCTV images released in police appeal

Preston station assault Police are appealing for information after an assault on a staff member at Preston Station. CCTV images have been released of a man wanted in connection with the incident. It […]

3 months ago
Man set upon in Fishwick by gang of youths outside his OWN home

The incident happened in Acregate Lane A man who went to confront a gang of youths intimating his family at his front step has been put in hospital. Police are appealing for information after the man, 45, […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man, 30, missing from home

MFH Dean Carwin feature image POLICE are appealing for help to find a man who is missing from home in Preston. Dean Carwin, 30, was last seen at his address on Robin Street at 7pm […]

3 months ago
Former Fulwood football coach charged with sexual offences against children

police A former football team coach has been charged with sexual offences against children. Anthony Chattell, 27, of Fulwood Heights, Fulwood, has been charged by Lancashire Police following an investigation into […]

4 months ago
Convicted burglar Ronald Mellor wanted by police

Ronald Mellor Police in Preston are still looking for a man wanted on recall to prison. Convicted burglary Ronald Mellor, 38, from Preston, was sentenced to 54 months inside in November 2011 […]

4 months ago
Preston pensioner phone call scam: Police issue urgent warning after thousands handed over to scammers

coins Police are warning Preston pensioners to beware of scam phone callers after a spate of incidents since February. Two pensioners handed over thousands of pounds to cold callers who call […]

4 months ago
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