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Preston teenager has iPhone and watch taken during attack

Police-line-tape-010 A teenager was left without his watch and mobile phone after a “nasty attack” in Ashton-on-Ribble. A 17-year-old was walking home along Raglan Street at 11.15pm on Friday 1 May. […]

2 months ago
Preston man charged after North West drugs raids

police A Preston man is one of six arrested in drugs raids across the North West. Officers from Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester entered homes and businesses in Penwortham, Skelmersdale, Maghull, […]

2 months ago
China House restaurant owner fined for health and safety breaches

The boiler found in staff living quarters The owner of a now closed Chinese restaurant in Preston has been fined for health and safety breaches. Wen Qaing Cai, who owned the former China House restaurant in Aqueduct […]

2 months ago
Preston pair jailed as part of Chorley drugs gang for dealing cocaine and cannabis

Chenice Jackson and Josh Hampson, both from Preston, have been jailed for their role in a drugs gang A man and woman from Preston have been jailed as part of a drugs gang who operated in Chorley. Chenice Jackson, 22, of Birkett Drive, Ribbleton, pleaded guilty to conspiracy […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton-on-Ribble death: Man released without charge after young woman found in house

Emergency services were called to Heywood Road in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Google Police investigating the death of a 24-year-old woman in the Ashton-on-Ribble area of Preston say they are not treating it as suspicious. The woman was found at an address in […]

2 months ago
Police release CCTV picture after man assaulted outside Popworld

Picture of man wanted in connection with assault Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they want to speak to after a 50-year-old man was left with a broken jaw after an attack outside a city […]

3 months ago
Ian Evatt assault: Frenchwood man charged by police following pitch invasion

ian evatt 2 A Preston man has been charged in connection with an assault on Chesterfield player Ian Evatt following Preston North End’s play-off semi-final victory. Matthew Edwards, 20, of Southern Avenue, Frenchwood, […]

3 months ago
Police released picture of man wanted for Xbox controller theft

xboxcontroller Police have released CCTV pictures of a man wanted in connection with the theft of a games console controller. The man is seen clutching the Xbox controller while leaving the […]

3 months ago
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