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

Two men caught on camera following Maplin theft at Capitol Centre

Two men police are looking for in connection with the theft Police are appealing for information after security cameras were stolen from a shop in Preston. Maplin Electronics at the Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale was targeted by two men and they […]

2 months ago
Frenchwood stabbing: Man remains in hospital as detectives hunt car seen leaving the scene

Brixton Road where the stabbing took place Pic: Google Police are continuing to appeal for information after a man was stabbed in Frenchwood on Friday afternoon. A 32-year-old man remains in Royal Preston Hospital and is being treated for […]

3 months ago
Boy charged in connection with Plungington bike theft

police A 13-year-old boy has been charged with robbery following an incident in Plungington Road on Monday. The boy is also charged with threatening a person with an offensive weapon and […]

3 months ago
Man charged in connection with Plungington schoolgirl assault

The incident happened in an alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with an assault on a school girl. The man has been charged with section 18 wounding with intent. He has also been […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement MACs Bar ordered to close for three months

macs bar 2 MACs Bar in Preston has been ordered to close for three months. District Judge Jane Goodwin ruled that the bar had not done enough to control drunken behaviour outside the […]

3 months ago
Bike stolen from teenage boy in Plungington area robbery

The type of bike taken from the teenager A teenage boy was left unconscious in the street by a gang of boys in the Plungington area. Police were called to reports a boy had been threatened and had […]

3 months ago
Cottam schoolboy robbed of bike at knifepoint by three men

A bike similar to the one stolen from the schoolboy Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolboy was threatened with a knife in Cottam. The 14-year-old boy was cycling through a small park between Tom Benson Way and Cottam […]

3 months ago
Man arrested after schoolgirl attacked near Ripon Street

The incident happened in an alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street A 21-year-old man has been arrested following an assault on a schoolgirl in Preston. Preston Police were called to an alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street in the Plungington […]

3 months ago
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