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Teenager convicted of killing man in Burnley

Teenager convicted of killing man in Burnley

May 01, 2019

Drew Wilkinson, 18, punched the 32-year-old Slovakian in the head during an altercation

Knifepoint robbery at Morecambe shop

Knifepoint robbery at Morecambe shop

May 01, 2019

We are appealing for information following a knifepoint robbery at a Morecambe convenience store.

Appeal continues to find Darwen woman

Appeal continues to find Darwen woman

May 03, 2019

Detectives investigating the disappearance of a Darwen woman are continuing to appeal for information about her ahead of her birthday.

Susan Waring, 45, went missing in January, with police confirming in March her disappearance is now a murder investigation.

UPDATE: Teenager charged in Parbold murder investigation

UPDATE: Teenager charged in Parbold murder investigation

May 05, 2019

Detectives have tonight (Sunday, May 5) charged a youth following the murder of a teenager in Parbold.

A 17-year-old boy from Chorley has been charged with murder following the death of Alex Davies (pictured).

CCTV appeal after attempted robbery in Blackpool

CCTV appeal after attempted robbery in Blackpool

May 06, 2019

Detectives investigating an attempted robbery at a Subway store in Blackpool today (Monday, May 6) are appealing for information.

Around 7.30am a man entered the store in Westcliffe Drive and demanded money from a shop assistant.

Appeal after man dies following Darwen collision

Appeal after man dies following Darwen collision

May 07, 2019

We are appealing for information after a man died following a collision in Darwen.

Around 1pm on March 4 a 71-year-old man was riding a mobility scooter on Blackburn Road when he approached the pelican crossing between Milner Road and Anchor Road.

Appeal following collision at Burnley music festival

Appeal following collision at Burnley music festival

May 07, 2019

The incident occurred at around 6pm on Sunday (May 5th) on Parker Lane at the junction of St James Street. A black off road-style motorbike was being ridden in a pedestrianised area when it collided with a man, aged in his 30s.

UPDATE: Man charged in Haslingden murder investigation

UPDATE: Man charged in Haslingden murder investigation

May 08, 2019

Detectives investigating the murder of Michael Dale in Haslingden have this afternoon (Wednesday, May 8th) charged a man.

Shahid Hussain, 37, of no fixed address is charged with murder and is due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Thursday, May 9th)

Arrests made in major theft and burglary operation

Arrests made in major theft and burglary operation

May 08, 2019

Six people have today (Wednesday, May 8th) been arrested as part of a Lancashire Constabulary investigation into an organised criminal gang.

The gang is believed to be responsible for thefts and burglaries committed over the last year totalling more than £1million.

Pair wanted in connection with theft offences

Pair wanted in connection with theft offences

May 08, 2019

We are appealing for information about two wanted men following a major investigation into an organised criminal gang.

Police want to trace Brian Thexton, 43 and Ronald Thexton (pictured), 35, both of Park Road, Bishop Auckland, Durham, in connection with theft and burglary offences.

UPDATE: CCTV appeal after Penwortham attack

UPDATE: CCTV appeal after Penwortham attack

May 09, 2019

Detectives have identified two men after a man was attacked outside a pizza takeaway in Penwortham.

UPDATE: Appeal to find missing man

UPDATE: Appeal to find missing man

May 09, 2019

A man who went missing from Colne has been found.

Trevor Wilcock, 29, had last been seen yesterday (Wednesday, May 8) in the Melling Court area.

He was found overnight in the Blackburn area.

Search for witnesses of Blackpool assault

Search for witnesses of Blackpool assault

May 09, 2019

We are appealing to trace potential witnesses of an assault on Osborne Road, Blackpool back in March.

UPDATE: Woman sought as witness in Haslingden rape investigation

UPDATE: Woman sought as witness in Haslingden rape investigation

May 10, 2019

Following an appeal to locate a key witness after the rapes of a boy and a teenage girl in Haslingden, a woman has come forward.

Appeal after robbery in Blackpool

Appeal after robbery in Blackpool

May 11, 2019

The 77-year-old woman had her bag snatched

Robbery in Accrington

Robbery in Accrington

May 11, 2019

Police were called at around 5.30pm yesterday

Appeal to trace Jack Slaven

Appeal to trace Jack Slaven

May 11, 2019

We are trying to trace Jack, 26, as we need to speak to him about a robbery in Blackpool.

Appeal to trace missing teenager

Appeal to trace missing teenager

May 11, 2019

Kristina is missing from Blackburn

Man arrested on suspicion of robbery

Man arrested on suspicion of robbery

May 12, 2019

Police issued an appeal to trace 26-year-old Jack Slaven

Man charged with robbery

Man charged with robbery

May 13, 2019

Jack Slaven, 26, of Talbot Road in the town is accused of one count of robbery, one count of possession of an offensive weapon and affray.

Men jailed after Morecambe robberies

Men jailed after Morecambe robberies

May 13, 2019

Three men have been jailed for a total of close to 40 years for their involvement in several armed robberies in Morecambe.

Dean Halliwell, 29 and Andrew Kelly, 33, both of Westminster Road, Morecambe, as well as Alan White, 41, of Euston Road, Morecambe, were sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday (May 8).

Fatal collision in Walton-le-Dale

Fatal collision in Walton-le-Dale

May 14, 2019

We were called at 7:24am today (14 May) to the report of a two vehicle collision on Duddle Lane near to the junction with Severn Drive.

Arrests made in County Lines crackdown

Arrests made in County Lines crackdown

May 14, 2019

Three people have been arrested this morning (Tuesday, May 14th) in a series of dawn raids

Gang members sentenced for drugs and money laundering offences

Gang members sentenced for drugs and money laundering offences

May 14, 2019

Five people have been jailed for a total of more than 40 years for drugs supply and money laundering offences.

Operation Jennet is a Lancashire Constabulary Serious Crime Team investigation into the large scale supply of class A drugs (cocaine), class B drugs (cannabis) and money laundering in the Fylde coast and beyond.

Man jailed for minimum 20 years following murder in Fleetwood

Man jailed for minimum 20 years following murder in Fleetwood

May 14, 2019

Stephen Derbyshire (pictured), 34, of Hawthorne Drive, Thornton, was sentenced today at Preston Crown Court after pleading guilty to murder.

The victim, Michael Hart, 31, was stabbed to death in Fleetwood in the early hours of December 9th last year.

Man suffers fractured jaw in Accrington assault

Man suffers fractured jaw in Accrington assault

May 15, 2019

The victim, 22, was walking along Church Street with two friends at around 4am on Monday 6th May when he was assaulted.

Tribute paid to Walton-le-Dale woman

Tribute paid to Walton-le-Dale woman

May 15, 2019

Connie Sharples, 94, from Walton-le-Dale was found with serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Missing Blackpool man found

Missing Blackpool man found

May 15, 2019

Missing Patrick Gallagher, 27, from Blackpool has been found safe and well in the resort this afternoon.

Appeal after car arson in Skelmersdale

Appeal after car arson in Skelmersdale

May 15, 2019

We were called at 00:04 yesterday (14 May) to reports a car had been set on fire outside a residential garage on Ormskirk Road.

Man, 21, dies following M6 collision

Man, 21, dies following M6 collision

May 16, 2019

A man has died and a woman seriously injured following a collision on the M6 yesterday (Wednesday, May 15).

Police were called around 6.40pm to reports of a collision between a Peugeot 207 car and a petrol tanker between Junctions 27 and 28 northbound.

Constabulary improves crime recording

Constabulary improves crime recording

May 16, 2019

In a re-inspection report published today (Thursday, May 16th) the inspectors found Lancashire Constabulary has significantly improved our crime-recording arrangements and is now graded as ‘good’.

Ten charged after drugs crackdown

Ten charged after drugs crackdown

May 16, 2019

Officers from two forces carried out a series of dawn raids

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted by police

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted by police

May 17, 2019

A wanted man who breached his sex offender notification requirements has been arrested.

Ryan Humpage, 22, absconded from a property in Lydia Street, Accrington, on May 8 and had failed to register his new address.

Humpage was arrested in Manchester today (Friday, May 17).

UPDATE: Appeal after Haslingden collision

UPDATE: Appeal after Haslingden collision

May 17, 2019

Following an appeal earlier today about a collision in Haslingden, we have now traced the van driver we wanted to speak to.

Appeal following death of 12-year-old girl in collision

Appeal following death of 12-year-old girl in collision

May 19, 2019

Police were called at around 4.05pm on Friday (May 17th) to reports of a serious collision involving a girl and a transit van on Bay Horse Road, Ellel. Paramedics attended but sadly the girl died from her injuries.

She has now been named as Charlotte ‘Lottie’ Edwards, from Ellel, who was a year seven pupil at Lancaster Girls' Grammar School.

Two arrested following serious assault in Blackpool

Two arrested following serious assault in Blackpool

May 19, 2019

Emergency services were called at around 8.45pm today (Sunday) to the Talbot Road area, to reports a man had been seen with serious injuries.

We attended and found a man, thought to be aged in his 20s, with a slash wound to his throat.

Man charged after Waterfoot shooting

Man charged after Waterfoot shooting

May 20, 2019

A man has been charged following a shooting in Waterfoot.

Police were called around 5.40pm on May 14 to Burnley Road East after a man in his 30s suffered a gunshot wound to his foot. He was taken to hospital for treatment and is recovering.

Motorcyclist dies in Burnley collision

Motorcyclist dies in Burnley collision

May 20, 2019

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision on New Road, Burnley in which a man sadly died.

Witnesses sought as investigation continues into serious assault in Blackpool

Witnesses sought as investigation continues into serious assault in Blackpool

May 20, 2019

We are continuing to appeal for information following a serious assault in Blackpool which has left a man fighting for his life.

We were called at around 8.45pm last night (Sunday) to Elizabeth Street to reports a man had been found with significant injuries.

FOUND: Woman, 49, missing from Nelson

FOUND: Woman, 49, missing from Nelson

May 21, 2019

Margaret Walsh, 49, has been found safe and well.

Appeal after Wrightington collision

Appeal after Wrightington collision

May 21, 2019

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Wrightington.

Passenger dies following M6 collision

Passenger dies following M6 collision

May 21, 2019

A woman has sadly died following a collision on the M6 last week.

Arrests made in County Lines investigation

Arrests made in County Lines investigation

May 22, 2019

The arrests today conclude a complex investigation into an organised crime group allegedly responsible for the exploitation of adults and children using the county lines model

Appeal following football pitch encroachment in Blackpool

Appeal following football pitch encroachment in Blackpool

May 22, 2019

We have released a gallery of images of eleven people we would like to speak to following a pitch encroachment at a football match in Blackpool last month.

Family pay triute to motorcyclist who died in Burnley collision

Family pay triute to motorcyclist who died in Burnley collision

May 22, 2019

The family of a man who died in a collision in Burnley on Sunday have paid tribute to him.

Man jailed for murder of ‘defenceless’ Preston mum

Man jailed for murder of ‘defenceless’ Preston mum

May 23, 2019

Benjamin Topping, 25, of St George’s Road, Preston has been sentenced after admitting killing young mother Rosie Darbyshire, 27, in the early hours of Thursday, February 7th.

Further charges in OCG crackdown

Further charges in OCG crackdown

May 23, 2019

Police arrested five people yesterday (Wednesday, May 22nd) in a series of dawn raids as part of Operation Ullswater.

Teenager jailed for manslaughter

Teenager jailed for manslaughter

May 24, 2019

Drew Wilkinson, 18, was convicted of the manslaughter of Marek Krivak earlier this month

Woman seriously injured in collision

Woman seriously injured in collision

May 24, 2019

We were called at shortly before 6:25am this morning (Friday, May 24th) by the Ambulance Service

Murder investigation after sudden death of Preston man, 50

Murder investigation after sudden death of Preston man, 50

May 25, 2019

Detectives investigating the sudden death of a man in Preston have launched a murder investigation.

Blackpool attempted murder arrest in Liverpool

Blackpool attempted murder arrest in Liverpool

May 26, 2019

The 27-year-old was detained on suspicion of attempted murder this morning by colleagues at Merseyside Police at an address in the city.

Man, 65, suffers serious injuries after violent home robbery in Darwen

Man, 65, suffers serious injuries after violent home robbery in Darwen

May 27, 2019

We are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in his Darwen home during a violent robbery.

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

May 28, 2019

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Darren Taylor, 44, of no fixed address has been charged

Investigation underway after taxi driver robbery

Investigation underway after taxi driver robbery

May 28, 2019

We are appealing for information after a taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint in Burnley.

Police were called around 12.30am yesterday (Monday, May 27) following reports of an incident in Talbot Street.

Collision in Blackburn

Collision in Blackburn

May 29, 2019

Police were called following the collision on Preston New Road at the junction with Beardwood

Appeal after Blackburn shop robbery

Appeal after Blackburn shop robbery

May 29, 2019

Two people have been arrested after a robbery in Blackburn today (29 May).

Man wanted after being convicted of firearms offence

Man wanted after being convicted of firearms offence

May 29, 2019

Hasriat Omar Khan (pictured), 32, formerly of Moorlands View, Ramsbottom, is wanted in connection with the incident which occurred on May 7th 2017 at around 1.10am, when a firearm was discharged at an address on Beaconsfield Street, Haslingden. He was convicted in his absence last month.

Man dies in Scarisbrick collision

Man dies in Scarisbrick collision

May 30, 2019

We are appealing for information after a man died in a collision in Scarisbrick last night.

We were called at 21:50 on 29 May to reports of a one vehicle collision on Southport Road.

Image appeal after shop thefts in Preston and Blackburn

Image appeal after shop thefts in Preston and Blackburn

May 30, 2019

We have released images of three people we would like to speak to in relation to several thefts which occurred in Blackburn and Preston.

Trio sentenced to 36 years in jail for firearms offences

Trio sentenced to 36 years in jail for firearms offences

May 31, 2019

Three men have been sentenced for a total of 36 years in prison after being found guilty of firearms offences.

Arrests made in sexual exploitation investigation

Arrests made in sexual exploitation investigation

May 31, 2019

They were detained in a series of dawn raids in Blackpool

Appeal after serious assault in Blackpool

Appeal after serious assault in Blackpool

May 31, 2019

We were called at 15:15hours on Wednesday (29 May) to reports of an altercation outside the Clifton Christian Centre on Langdale Road.

Emergency services attended and found a 22 year old man lying on the ground with a head injury.

Concern for man missing from Skelmersdale

Concern for man missing from Skelmersdale

May 31, 2019

We’re growing concerned for the welfare of Chris Forshaw, 59, who is missing from home in Skelmersdale.

UPDATE: Pensioner missing from Burnley

UPDATE: Pensioner missing from Burnley

June 02, 2019

A pensioner who went missing from Burnley has been found.

Melvyn Dillon, 79, went missing around 10.35am on May 22 from Acorn Heights Care Home in Manchester Road.

He was found earlier this morning (Sunday June 2) in the London area.


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