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Rapist jailed for Blackburn flat attack

Monday, May 20, 2024

Asim Hussain has been jailed for six years.

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Tribute to 'kind and caring' man who died in Rossendale collision

Monday, May 20, 2024

Michael McTaggart, 20, from Rossendale, was driving a Renault Megane which collided with another car on Burnley Road East.

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Appeal for footage after fatal collision in Rossendale

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Our officers attended and found that a Renault Megane car travelling north in the direction of Burnley had collided with a Ford Kuga.

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Appeal after fatal collision on the M58 at Skelmersdale

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Our officers attended and found that a collision involving two articulated large goods vehicles and two cars had taken place.

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Preston man jailed for online sexual offences

Friday, May 17, 2024

The online conversations were sexualised despite Ian Hollinghurst thinking he was communicating with young girls.

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Five arrests following drugs activity in Moor Park

Thursday, May 16, 2024

We have arrested two men and three teenagers on suspicion of drugs offences following reports of drug dealing in the Moor Park area of Preston.

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An update in our search for missing Richard Parker

Thursday, May 16, 2024

The body of missing Richard Parker has been found.

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Pair jailed for knifepoint robbery at Blackpool shop

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Lancashire Police launched an investigation after cash and cigarettes were taken in the raid at One Stop, Dinmore Avenue, in January this year.

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Appeal following Rape in Blackpool

Thursday, May 16, 2024

We’re currently investigating a report of a rape and are asking for information and footage from the area.

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Man arrested following spate of burglaries and attempted burglaries in Preston

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

We have arrested a man following a spate of burglaries and attempted burglaries across Preston.

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Preston stores fail underage knife sales test

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Preston Police have teamed up with Trading Standards and young volunteers from across the area to conduct an under-age sales operation as part of Operation Sceptre – a national, intensive week of action to tackle knife crime. 

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Appeal following fatal collision in Morecambe

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Our officers were called to Marine Road West at 5.15pm on 10th May following reports of a collision between a Spy 250 F1 quad bike and a Hyundai Tucson car

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Colne man sent to prison for vicious attack on two women

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Dilnawaz Hussain struck one of his victims with a monkey wrench, then punched and kicked the other woman to the ground.

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Man jailed after pursuit through Haslindgen

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

A man has been jailed for two years and four months after leading police on a pursuit through Haslingden.

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Swoop across two South Lancashire businesses for illicit e-cigarette and tobacco sales

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

A swoop across two South Lancashire businesses saw e-cigarettes sold to underage test purchasers, including one dressed in school uniform.

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Driver jailed for causing man's death on country lane in Simonstone

Friday, May 3, 2024

He went to overtake a Land Rover Defender and collided with the back of it.

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Accrington man found guilty of electoral fraud

Friday, May 3, 2024

He was standing as a Conservative Party candidate for Netherton ward on 5th May 2022 in local elections in Hyndburn.

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Two men jailed for life for murder in Nelson

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Following a three-week trial at Preston Crown Court, Laimonas Prascevicius and Rimantas Vystartas were today (2nd May) found guilty of murdering 53-year-old Andrej Minin.

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Criminal Behaviour Order for Preston shoplifter

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

A woman from Preston has been given a four-year Criminal Behaviour Order.

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Witness appeal after man is killed in collision in Grimsargh

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

A car driving on Preston Road, Grimsargh, left the road and collided with a bus shelter and church wall.

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Drugs gang jailed for more than thirty years

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

The gang were jailed on Monday after an investigation led by Pendle Task Force

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Man jailed for horrifying attack

Monday, April 29, 2024

Paterson was jailed today for more than nine years

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Can you help us find this man?

Saturday, April 27, 2024

We are looking for Shaun Paul Smith after he absconded during a visit to Preston from a secure unit on Thursday (April 25).

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Preston shoplifter sentenced

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

A woman from Preston has been jailed for 44 weeks and given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) for two years for a string of shoplifting offences in Preston.