Crime

CCTV images released by police of the man they wish to speak to

CCTV pictures released following burglary in Ashton

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 […]

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Preston man wanted in connection with knife-point robbery

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 […]

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Woman on Preston train wanted in connection with stolen Christmas presents

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 […]

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CCTV images of man released after Church Street assault

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 […]

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Teenager charged after A6 closure on Sunday morning

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. […]

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Crackdown on Christmas drink driving sees 26 caught in and around Preston

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 […]

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