News - September

Woman missing from home

Woman missing from home

September 06, 2019

The 67-year-old has been found safe. Thanks to everyone who shared our appeal.

Murder investigation in Blackpool: tribute from Marlene's family

Murder investigation in Blackpool: tribute from Marlene's family

September 06, 2019

The family of Marlene McCabe have paid tribute to her.

Teenager missing from home

Teenager missing from home

September 06, 2019

Kaitlyn Stones, 15, was last seen yesterday evening

Man charged in Lancaster murder investigation

Man charged in Lancaster murder investigation

September 06, 2019

Connor Reece, 24, of no fixed address, has tonight been charged with murder. He has been remanded to appear before Preston Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (7 September).

Blackpool murder investigation: man charged

Blackpool murder investigation: man charged

September 07, 2019

A man has been charged by detectives with the murder of Marlene McCabe.

Two men seriously hurt in Burnley collision

Two men seriously hurt in Burnley collision

September 07, 2019

We were called at 00:05 hours on Saturday, 7 September, to reports of the incident on Colne Road, Burnley.

Witness appeal following fatal collision in Samlesbury

Witness appeal following fatal collision in Samlesbury

September 08, 2019

A 65 year old pedestrian was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Appeal after serious collision on M55

Appeal after serious collision on M55

September 09, 2019

We were called at 03:35 hours on Sunday 8th September to reports a Vauxhall Mokka had collided with the central reservation, before colliding with a tree between junctions 1 and 3.

Pensioner robbed in Preston

Pensioner robbed in Preston

September 09, 2019

The 82-year-old victim was walking to her car on Sulby Drive, Preston at about 11am on Thursday, August 29th

Appeal following attempted abduction in Blackburn

Appeal following attempted abduction in Blackburn

September 09, 2019

We were called at around 8:30am on Friday 6 September to the report a 12 year old boy was walking through Corporation Park when he was approached from behind by a man. He grabbed the boy around the neck and attempted to take him away.

CCTV appeal after Blackpool robbery

CCTV appeal after Blackpool robbery

September 10, 2019

Around 12.30am on August 9, a 21-year-old man was walking with another man and three women on Devonshire Road. As the group turned towards a cut-through leading to the junction of Enfield Road and Fielding Road, the victim was attacked and punched to the back of the head.

Girl, 5, injured in Lancaster collision

Girl, 5, injured in Lancaster collision

September 11, 2019

The incident occurred on Saturday (September 7th) at around 6.30pm on Thirlmere Road, when the pitbike-style vehicle collided with a five-year-old girl.

Cyclist injured in Blackpool

Cyclist injured in Blackpool

September 11, 2019

Around 7.35am yesterday (Tuesday, September 10) a 52-year-old man was riding his bike on East Park Drive when he fell, colliding with the road.

Appeal following collision in Lancaster

Appeal following collision in Lancaster

September 11, 2019

We are appealing for information following a collision in Lancaster in which a motorbike collided with a child.

Witness appeal after fatal collision

Witness appeal after fatal collision

September 12, 2019

The incident happened at just after 2pm yesterday (Wednesday, September 11) when a Nissan Micra was involved in a collision with a DAF truck on the A674 Chorley Road at the junction with Bury Lane.

Fourth arrest in Aughton armed robbery investigation

Fourth arrest in Aughton armed robbery investigation

September 13, 2019

Detectives are continuing their appeal for information as a fourth person is arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Aughton.

Update following fatal house fire in Blackpool

Update following fatal house fire in Blackpool

September 14, 2019

We are satisfied that the fatal house fire which occurred yesterday (Saturday) in Blackpool is not suspicious.

We remained at the scene overnight and into this morning carrying out an investigation with colleagues from the Fire Service, and the incident is now being treated as accidental.

Witnesses sought following fail to stop collision in St Annes

Witnesses sought following fail to stop collision in St Annes

September 16, 2019

We were called at 21:05 hours on Sunday (15 September) to reports a pedestrian had been seriously injured on St Annes Road West.

Week of action to tackle knife crime - Op Sceptre

Week of action to tackle knife crime - Op Sceptre

September 16, 2019

Lancashire Constabulary is committed to protecting the community from the potentially devastating consequences of knife crime

The search is now on for the 2020 Young Citizen of the Year

The search is now on for the 2020 Young Citizen of the Year

September 16, 2019

The search is now on to find someone deserving of the Lancashire Young Citizen of the Year award – and we are asking you to help us find them.

If you know someone aged under 21 who has done something selfless for another person, organisation or their local community we want to hear from you.

Investigation underway after Blackpool robbery

Investigation underway after Blackpool robbery

September 17, 2019

Police were called around 3.20pm on Friday (September 13) to reports of an incident at an address in Wilford Street.

Man injured in Skelmersdale street assault

Man injured in Skelmersdale street assault

September 17, 2019

happened at around 9pm on Saturday 7 September, when a man in his 40s was assaulted as he walked along Flaxton.

Boy sentenced for role in violent disorder

Boy sentenced for role in violent disorder

September 17, 2019

A youth has been sentenced to six years detention in a Young Offenders' Institution for his role in an incident of violent disorder which resulted in the death of a Blackburn dad.

Mobile exhibition to inform of signs of modern day slavery

Mobile exhibition to inform of signs of modern day slavery

September 17, 2019

A mobile exhibition which highlights the signs of modern day slavery will be in Lancaster on Saturday (21 September).

Appeal to find teenager, 15, from Blackpool

Appeal to find teenager, 15, from Blackpool

September 18, 2019

The 15 year old girl missing from home in Blackpool has been found.

Seven arrested in Fleetwood drugs raids

Seven arrested in Fleetwood drugs raids

September 18, 2019

Seven men have today (Wednesday, September 18) been arrested by police following a series of dawn raids in the Fleetwood area.

Appeal to trace two people following collision in Lea

Appeal to trace two people following collision in Lea

September 18, 2019

We are asking for the public’s help tracing two people who made off from the scene following a collision in Lea.

Offensive video - statement

Offensive video - statement

September 18, 2019

As soon as this video came to our attention we launched an investigation

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted by police

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted by police

September 20, 2019

Further to our earlier appeal, Hassan Ali was arrested earlier today (September 20) in the Blackburn area.

Blackpool man wanted on prison recall

Blackpool man wanted on prison recall

September 20, 2019

Have you seen registered sex offender Red O’Connor, also known as Red Vaughan, 30, wanted on recall to prison?

FOUND: Appeal underway to find missing man

FOUND: Appeal underway to find missing man

September 22, 2019

A missing Rawtenstall man has been found safe and well.

Cyclist injured in Blackpool collision

Cyclist injured in Blackpool collision

September 23, 2019

Police were called around 9.45am yesterday (Sunday, September 22) after a reports of an accident at the junction of Queens Promenade and Knowle Avenue.

Appeal following disturbance at Skelmersdale pub

Appeal following disturbance at Skelmersdale pub

September 24, 2019

We are appealing for information following an altercation in the Elmridge Arms Public House (The Tanner) in Skelmersdale on the afternoon of Sunday 15th September 2019.

UPDATE: Appeal launched to find wanted sex offender

UPDATE: Appeal launched to find wanted sex offender

September 25, 2019

Further to our earlier appeals, wanted sex offender Ricky Stuart, 37, was arrested in the Burnley area today (Wednesday, September 25).

Thanks to everyone who shared our earlier posts to help find him.

Witnesses wanted in robbery investigation

Witnesses wanted in robbery investigation

September 25, 2019

Police were called at around 3.05pm on Sunday (September 22) to reports a street performer had been robbed opposite Marks and Spencer in Fishergate.

Detectives investigate ATM attack

Detectives investigate ATM attack

September 25, 2019

The incident happened at about 1am on Tuesday morning (Sept 24th)

UPDATE: Appeal following assault in Blackpool

UPDATE: Appeal following assault in Blackpool

September 26, 2019

Two men have been charged following an assault in Blackpool.

We were called by the ambulance service at around 5.30am on Tuesday to reports a man aged in his 20s had been assaulted on Bank Hey Street.

Knife crime week of action - results

Knife crime week of action - results

September 26, 2019

Lancashire Constabulary is committed to protecting the community from the potentially devastating consequences of knife crime

UPDATE: Teenager missing from home in Preston

UPDATE: Teenager missing from home in Preston

September 26, 2019

A 15 year old boy missing from the Preston area has been found safe.

Attempted murder investigation underway

Attempted murder investigation underway

September 26, 2019

At this time officers believe the attack was a targeted one.

UPDATE: Absconder wanted by police

UPDATE: Absconder wanted by police

September 27, 2019

We are appealing for information about a wanted prison absconder who is believed to be in the Blackpool area.

Hughie Scanlon absconded from HMP Kirkham yesterday (Thursday, September 26).

Duo jailed following collison which led to the death of a teenager

Duo jailed following collison which led to the death of a teenager

September 27, 2019

A woman and a man have today (27 September) been jailed following the death of teenager Jackson Pickering.

Search continues for prison absconder

Search continues for prison absconder

September 28, 2019

Scanlon absconded from HMP Kirkham on Thursday

UPDATE: Man wanted in connection with rape

UPDATE: Man wanted in connection with rape

September 30, 2019

Further to our earlier appeals, Francis Doherty, 66, wanted in connection with a rape investigation in Accrington, has been arrested.

Prison absconder arrested

Prison absconder arrested

September 30, 2019

He has now been charged with absconding from lawful custody

Concern growing for teenager missing from home in Chorley

Concern growing for teenager missing from home in Chorley

September 30, 2019

Have you seen Virginia Stoian, aged 15?

We are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare as she has been missing from home in Chorley since September 23rd.

Pair Recognised for Bravery

Pair Recognised for Bravery

October 01, 2019

PC Mark Fletcher, 40, a response officer based in Rossendale and Leanne Collopy 25, have been named as recipients of The Queen’s Commendation for Bravery Medal.

Re-appeal to trace wanted absconder

Re-appeal to trace wanted absconder

October 02, 2019

We are re-appealing for information about the 25 year old who is wanted for absconding from HMP Kirkham on 4 August.

UPDATE: Witness appeal after Chaigley collision

UPDATE: Witness appeal after Chaigley collision

October 03, 2019

A motorcyclist who suffered serious injuries following a collision in Chaigley has sadly died.

UPDATE: CCTV appeal after Blackburn sex assault

UPDATE: CCTV appeal after Blackburn sex assault

October 03, 2019

Further to our earlier CCTV appeal in connection with a sexual assault investigation in Blackburn, we have now identified and spoken to two men.

Thanks to everyone who shared our appeal for information.

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted

October 04, 2019

Further to our earlier appeal, wanted sex offender Kenny Dickson was arrested earlier today (Friday, October 4) in the Greater Manchester area.

UPDATE: Man dies following Skelmersdale fire

UPDATE: Man dies following Skelmersdale fire

October 11, 2019

A murder investigation is underway after a man died following a fire in Skelmersdale.

Robert Beattie, 48, died yesterday (Thursday, October 10) following the incident on September 26.

UPDATE: Appeal launched to find wanted prisoner

UPDATE: Appeal launched to find wanted prisoner

October 17, 2019

A man who absconded from prison has been arrested.

Lewis Aspinwall, 24, formerly of Marmion Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, absconded from HMP Kirkham on September 10.

Aspinwall was arrested in the Merseyside area on Sunday (October 13).


Rate this page