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

Penwortham collision driver avoids jail after forgiveness letter from victim

Carleton Drive where the collision took place A man who was mown down by a drug driver wrote a letter to the motorist urging him to forgive himself. Neil Masterson spent six days in hospital after being […]

2 months ago
Man robbed at knifepoint in Preston

Lancashire Police We are appealing for information after an elderly man was the victim of a theft in Preston city centre. The incident happened at around 11.40am on Tuesday October 6 on […]

2 months ago
Jewellery taken as woman is assaulted while out walking dog in Cottam

1 A woman has been robbed while out walking her dog in the Cottam area. The 53-year-old victim was close to a brook in Cottam Lane when she was approached by […]

2 months ago
Police and public praise a fantastic Behind The Badge weekend

Police were also joined by partners including HM Coastguard at the Behind The Badge weekend The Lancashire Police Behind The Badge  weekend was a huge success that invited the public to see a different side to the emergency services. The event saw a weekend packed […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Andrew Jessop jailed for his part in Avenham Park drugs gang

Jessop was part of the Avenham Park drugs gang A drug dealer who allowed his home to be used as the headquarters of a notorious Preston gang has been jailed for five years and seven months. When the net […]

2 months ago
Lostock Hall care home owners and one worker jailed for neglect of the elderly

From left to right: Indranee Pumbien, Meghadeven Pumbien and Niphawan Berry The owners of a care home in Lostock Hall and one of their employees have been jailed for the neglect of two of the homes residents. Indranee Pumbien, 58, and her […]

2 months ago
Ribbleton man left with broken jaw and nose after attack

Dorman Road where the incident happened Pic: Google Two teenagers are being hunted by Preston Police after a man was hit in the head with a piece of wood. The 23-year-old victim received hospital treatment for a broken […]

2 months ago
Preston Police online PACT meeting to include Preston Council

Police officers standing guard in Preston Police will take to the web to answer questions from Prestonians on all crime related matters. And in a first for the ePact meetings there will be an online representative […]

2 months ago
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