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

Three men arrested during human trafficking investigation

The view of Longworth Street, Ribbleton from the main road Three men have been arrested from an address in Ribbleton as part of an ongoing investigation into human trafficking and sexual exploitation. The men who are believed to be connected […]

1 month ago
Costcutter in Ribbleton faces fight to continue to serve booze

The Cost Cutter shop stands on the corner of Ribbleton Lane and Skeffington Lane Pic: Google Police are calling for a convenience shop in Ribbleton to be stripped of its ability to serve alcohol. Costcutter Supermarket in Ribbleton Lane is accused of contributing to crime and […]

1 month ago
Sex offender Keith Walton could be in Preston

Keith Walton 1 Missing sex offender Keith Walton could be in Preston according to police. Detectives are looking for Keith Walton, 51, who was convicted in Manchester in July 2013 for sexually assaulting […]

1 month ago
Macs bar to reopen on Saturday night

Macs bar remains closed Macs bar will reopen this Saturday with its boss vowing to strongly enforce ID checks. The full Preston City Council decision on why they chose to revoke the bar’s licence […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cannabis factory uncovered by police in Broadgate

Cannabis plants uncovered by police Police have uncovered a cannabis factory in the Broadgate area of the city. PC Karl Ingram led a raid on the property in Meadow Court around 6pm on Wednesday. Officers […]

1 month ago
Preston reacts to Macs Bar having licence revoked

20150717_131217 The controversial Macs Bar was stripped of its licence today by Preston City Council. The bar, with some of the lowest prices in Preston, is one of the most popular […]

1 month ago
Tokozile Roberts wanted: Preston man sought by police after failing to appear at court

Tokozile Roberts A 36-year-old man from Preston is wanted by police after failing to appear at Preston Magistrates Court. Tokozile, also known as Tony, Roberts was due to appear in relation to […]

1 month ago
Macs bar stripped of its licence but Andrew Macdonald vows to fight decision

Macs bar has been closed since early June Controversial bar and nightclub Macs bar has been stripped of its licence by Preston City Council. Andrew Macdonald, director of the bar, confirmed he had received an email stating the […]

1 month ago
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