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Jonjo Highton murder: Nine men jailed for Deepdale stabbing

From top left to right clockwise: Zaahid Patel, Owen Whitesmith, Craig Walton, Stephen Walton, Joshua Bore and Arron Graham These are the faces of six men who have received life sentences for their role in stabbing to death a Deepdale teenager. Jonjo Highton was found with serious knife injuries […]

4 weeks ago
Man wanted after leaving Wetherspoons without paying bill

spoons3-crop A man who left Wetherspoons without paying his bill is being sought by police in Preston. The man, pictured, and three friends ordered food and drink at The Greyfriar in […]

1 month ago
Puppeteer attacked in Preston city centre

puppeteercrop Police in Preston have released an image of a man wanted in connection with an assault on a puppeteer in the city centre. A show was being performed on Monday […]

1 month ago
Man elbowed in the face in Friargate

Shoppers at the top end of Friargate Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Friargate on the afternoon of Bank Holiday Monday (Monday 25 May). The victim was walking up Friargate towards the […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cadley Causeway stabbing: Preston teenager charged with wounding

Cadley Causeway park where the incident took place Police have charged a Preston teenager over a stabbing in Fulwood. A 14-year-old boy has been charged with wound with intent and possessing an offensive weapon. It follows a 15-year-old […]

1 month ago
Watch: Man wanted by police after kicking open door of student flats

Man wanted by police in connection with the incident Police are hunting a man believed to have kicked-in a door at a student block of flats in the city centre. CCTV footage shows the man taking a run up […]

1 month ago
Man dies after Ingol collision

Area of Tag Lane where the collision took place An elderly man from Ingol has died following a collision. A 74-year-old man, from Preston, was involved in the crash at the junction of Granton Walk and Tag Lane on […]

1 month ago
Teenager arrested after Cadley Causeway stabbing

Cadley Causeway park where the incident took place A teenager has been treated for a stab wound after an incident in a Fulwood park. The 15-year-old victim was in the children’s play area with a group of friends […]

1 month ago
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