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

Man punched in Avenham Park and has mobile phone stolen

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday 11 July in Avenham Park A man was punched in the face and had his mobile phone stolen as he made his way through Avenham Park in the middle of the night. Preston Police are […]

3 months ago
Blitz nightclub applies again for later licence

Blitz3 Blitz nightclub in its new home has applied again for permission to open later. The club, in Lord’s Walk, lost a licensing hearing in late April when it applied to […]

3 months ago
Jonjo Highton murder: Two men sentenced in connection with Deepdale teenager’s death

Minhaj Musa, left, and Mohammed Sabbah Dal, right, were both jailed for seven years The mother of a murdered Preston teenager has paid tribute to Lancashire Police as a further four people were convicted of being involved in his death. Jonjo Highton was found […]

3 months ago
International manhunt launched to find three Fulwood brothers wanted for money laundering

Faisal Patel, Arif Patel and Munaf Patel Three Fulwood men wanted for money laundering are believed to have fled to Dubai. Preston Police have released information on three brothers from the Sharoe Green area of the city. […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Macs bar licensing hearing: Blow by blow account of day two

Macs bar remains closed Mac’s bar’s future remains on a knife edge this weekend as councillors consider what sanctions, if any, to impose. A second day of evidence was heard in the Town Hall […]

3 months ago
Macs bar licensing hearing: Blow by blow account of day one

macs bar 2 A troubled city centre bar continues its battle to reopen as a second day of a licensing review looms on Friday. Macs bar faces being stripped of its licence as […]

3 months ago
MACs bar licensing hearing: Adjournment request dimissed

MACs bar was forced to close for three month by a magistrate in mid-June Pic: George D Thompson Councillors have rejected an attempt by MACs bar to adjourn a licensing review hearing. The troubled bar is to have a request by Preston Police to review its premises licence […]

3 months ago
Church Street man died of natural causes

Police were seen in Church Street on Tuesday evening Police say they are no longer treating the death of a man in Church Street as unexplained. A 42-year-old man from Preston was found around 8.30pm on Tuesday at a […]

3 months ago
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