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

Police release CCTV picture after man assaulted outside Popworld

Picture of man wanted in connection with assault Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they want to speak to after a 50-year-old man was left with a broken jaw after an attack outside a city […]

3 months ago
Ian Evatt assault: Frenchwood man charged by police following pitch invasion

ian evatt 2 A Preston man has been charged in connection with an assault on Chesterfield player Ian Evatt following Preston North End’s play-off semi-final victory. Matthew Edwards, 20, of Southern Avenue, Frenchwood, […]

3 months ago
Police released picture of man wanted for Xbox controller theft

xboxcontroller Police have released CCTV pictures of a man wanted in connection with the theft of a games console controller. The man is seen clutching the Xbox controller while leaving the […]

3 months ago
Police helicopter cutbacks could leave Preston seen as a safer place for criminals to operate

NPAS Warton before they set off Cutbacks to the police helicopter coverage in Preston and Lancashire has seen councillors request their chief executive write to the Home Secretary to review the closure of air bases. Preston […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man charged with rape following incident in Walton le Dale woods

police A man has been charged with rape following an incident in Walton le Dale in April. Thomas Dixon, 23, of no fixed address, is charged with two counts of rape. […]

3 months ago
Schoolboy attacked and robbed at Deepdale stadium

deepdale A schoolboy has been attacked and had his bicycle stolen in the shadow of Deepdale¬†football stadium. A 15-year-old boy was attacked around 11pm on Friday 1 May when walking through […]

3 months ago
Shoplifting suspect wanted after Co-Op theft in Plungington

Police have released CCTV of a man wanted in connection with the theft Police are looking for a man after steak, vodka and deodorant were stolen from a shop in Plungington Road. A man described as white and around 30 years old entered […]

3 months ago
Deepdale litter lout fined for a second time over rubbish bags

Rubbish bags were found to have been dumped by Miss Coles A Deepdale woman has been stung with a second fine for not clearing up her rubbish. Nicola Jane Coles, of Deepdale Road, was fined nearly ¬£1,000 by Preston Magistrates Court. […]

3 months ago
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