News - July

Winter Hill fire investigation: Man released

Winter Hill fire investigation: Man released

July 02, 2018

Lancashire Constabulary and Lancashire Fire and Rescue are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire which broke out last Thursday afternoon.

Body found in seach for missing Preston man

Body found in seach for missing Preston man

July 02, 2018

Officers searching for a man from Preston who was missing from home in Fulwood have found a body.

Murder investigation launched in Nelson - man arrested

Murder investigation launched in Nelson - man arrested

July 02, 2018

A murder investigation is underway after the body of a 47-year-old Christopher Moore was found in Derby Street, Nelson

Nelson man charged with murder

Nelson man charged with murder

July 04, 2018

DETECTIVES investigating a murder in Nelson have charged a man.

Man jailed for life for murder of housemate

Man jailed for life for murder of housemate

July 05, 2018

A MAN has today (Thursday 5 July) been jailed for life for the murder of George Crawley in Blackpool.

Man, 20, arrested in Winter Hill investigation

Man, 20, arrested in Winter Hill investigation

July 06, 2018

We have this morning (Friday July 6th) arrested a 20-year-old man from Wigan on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

This arrest relates to our investigation into the fire on Winter Hill, which remains ongoing.

Fresh appeal in hunt for missing expat who vanished in Tenerife on day of England match

Fresh appeal in hunt for missing expat who vanished in Tenerife on day of England match

July 10, 2018

Police investigating the disappearance of Fleetwood man Kevin Ainley over 14 years ago are making a fresh plea for information.

UPDATE: Darren Parry

UPDATE: Darren Parry

July 12, 2018

Darren Parry, who absconded from HMP Kirkham, was found at an address in Lancashire last night. He has now been returned to custody.

Police warning after Lancashire residents scammed out of £100,000

Police warning after Lancashire residents scammed out of £100,000

July 13, 2018

We are warning people to be extra vigilant following reports of fraudsters targeting Lancashire residents purporting to be from a telecommunications company.

Blackburn man robbed Armani watch and stole £35k Range Rover

Blackburn man robbed Armani watch and stole £35k Range Rover

July 20, 2018

A BLACKBURN man has been jailed for five and a half years after he was convicted of robbery, burglary and aggravated vehicle taking.

FOUND: Concern for missing Raymond

FOUND: Concern for missing Raymond

July 25, 2018

Raymond Shaw, who was missing from home in Skelmersdale, has been found.

Witness appeal following Ormskirk collision

Witness appeal following Ormskirk collision

July 31, 2018

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Ormskirk on 27th July. The driver of a Ford Fiesta was taken to hospital after the car collided with a stone wall and concrete lamppost.

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

August 02, 2018

A man has been charged with murder following the death of 26-year-old Joshua Whitley in Blackpool.

UPDATE: Have you seen wanted Jed Kane?

UPDATE: Have you seen wanted Jed Kane?

August 23, 2018

A man from Morecambe wanted on suspicion of numerous offences has been arrested and charged by police.

Officers wanted to find Jed Kane, 36, following an incident on July 15 where an Audi A4 collided with a black Volkswagen Golf close to the junction of Lancaster Road and Whitby Road in Morecambe.