Crime

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Evofit image released in a re-appeal by Police

Lancashire Police are still appealing for information following an incident we reported back in February. An Evofit image was recently released in a re-appeal for information after a 13 year old girl was touched on the bottom by a man as she walked home with a friend in Walton le Dale. The incident on place about 3.10pm on 20th February 2014. A man followed the […]

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Preston featured in BBC Crime Show

Preston is on the map again thanks to BBC TV show Caught Red Handed. Presented by Dom Littlewood the programme looks at the clever new methods the police and public are using to catch criminals. Episode 18 features Thomas Green, a one man crime wave and one of the most prolific and brazen burglars that Preston has ever seen Green robbed newsagents, an Italian restaurant, […]

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Police seek information after hit and run in Preston

Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was injured by a vehicle that failed to stop on Tuesday evening, 4th March. The collision happened around 9.30pm that night when a man was knocked over on Fletcher Road near to Preston Prison. The man sustained injuries to his arm, hand and face. PC Simon Davies said “I would appeal to anybody that witnessed this […]

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Police – Cannabis seizures in Preston

Preston Police discovered drugs in two raids at addresses in the Preston area this week. Cannabis plants, some almost 8 feet tall were sized in the first of the investigations. Police executed a successful Drugs Act Warrant on 4 March at an address on Plungington Road, in Preston following community intelligence. They say a local male and female are currently helping Police with their enquiries. […]

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No licensing action taken against Pizza City after illegal immigrant workers caught

A Preston takeaway has kept its licence after police applied for it to be reviewed. Pizza City on Friargate can serve booze until 3.30am on Fridays to Sundays. Police had raided the takeaway in June last year after a tip off that a number of illegal immigrants were working at the premises. The owner of the takeaway admitted employing illegal immigrants and not checking documents. […]

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Man assaulted in homophobic incident

Preston Police have sent out an appeal for information after a possible homophobic incident in the city. Early on Wednesday 26 February, 18 year old Richard Kennedy from Blackpool was approached from behind by somebody who made homophobic comments before assaulting him. The teenager suffered serious cuts and bruises to his face as well as injuries to his chest, teeth and knee. Unfortunately, he cannot […]

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