Police in Preston have released CCTV images of a man following a burglary in Ashton. Between 9.50am and 10am on Monday a man gained access to a house on Roebuck Street. Officers believe he searched the property and left with a quantity of cash, a gold chain, a laptop and a computer. PC Mark Coleman said: “If anybody saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Police want to speak to a Preston man after a knifepoint robbery in November. Adam Wilson, previously of Watkin Lane, is wanted following an incident outside DFS on the Docks. Wilson is alleged to have agreed to purchase an iPhone 5 from the 27-year-old victim before threatening him with a knife. The incident took place on 12 November 2013. Wilson is 5’11″ with brown eyes […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Transport police want to speak to a woman after a number of Christmas presents were stolen from a train. A CCTV image of a woman on a Preston to Lancaster train has been released. The incident happened around 9.20pm on Wednesday 18 December. PC Nick Lee, from British Transport Police, said: “A 24-year-old woman was travelling home for Christmas and had placed all the presents […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business?
Police in Preston are appealing to the public for help to find a man wanted in connection with an assault. CCTV images have been released by Lancashire Police after a 24-year-old man was put in hospital. The incident took place around 2.40am on Sunday 3 November 2013 outside Baluga bar on Church Street. He was approached by an unknown man who headbutted him. The victim […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A teenager stopped traffic on the A6 in the early hours of Sunday morning. Max Shearer, 18, Walton le Dale, was found sitting on a wall of the bridge over the River Ribble. Lancashire Police closed the A6 for around an hour while a negotiator was called to the scene. Police said Mr Shearer was being abusive and had threatened to jump in the river. […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
Police in Preston stopped 439 more motorists over the Christmas period than last year, but only caught two more drink-drivers. Officers from Lancashire Police’s central division performed 2,429 breath tests compared to 1,990 in 2012. 26 people tested positive or refused to take a breath test, compared to 24 in 2012. The tests were part of a county-wide crackdown on drink-driving with 17,400 drivers stopped […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share