News - December

Burnley incident - man detained under the Mental Health Act

Burnley incident - man detained under the Mental Health Act

December 03, 2020

Police enquiries into the incident – which is not being treated as a terrorism incident – are continuing.

Man jailed after using van as weapon

Man jailed after using van as weapon

December 03, 2020

The incident happened at about 5am on May 20th on Snowden Avenue in Blackburn.

Pensioner banned from driving after causing the death of a biker

Pensioner banned from driving after causing the death of a biker

December 04, 2020

A 72-year-old man has today been banned from the road and given a curfew after causing the death of a biker. Stewart Anthony, of Binns Lane, Glusburn, Keighley was sentenced to eight months imprisonment, suspended for 12 months, after pleading guilty to causing death by careless driving.

Murder enquiry underway in Blackpool

Murder enquiry underway in Blackpool

December 07, 2020

She was taken Blackpool Victoria Hospital and later transferred to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital but sadly died yesterday.

Eight charged as part of major drugs operation

Eight charged as part of major drugs operation

December 10, 2020

Op Collier saw police carry out a number of dawn raids

Lancashire Police receives reaccreditation from White Ribbon campaign

Lancashire Police receives reaccreditation from White Ribbon campaign

December 10, 2020

Lancashire Constabulary has been re awarded its accreditation from the White Ribbon Campaign.

Lancaster says there’s #noexcuseforabuse

Lancaster says there’s #noexcuseforabuse

December 11, 2020

In support of the county’s #noexcuseforabuse domestic abuse campaign, bin wagons and service vehicles from Lancaster City Council’s fleet will display local support information to help those who are experiencing, or who are at risk of, domestic abuse.

Appeal after serious injury collision on M65

Appeal after serious injury collision on M65

December 11, 2020

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the M65 which left a child seriously injured. Officers were called at around 8.37am today to reports of a collision on the westbound carriageway near Accrington.

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

December 15, 2020

Police launched an enquiry after four-month old Willow Lee was found seriously injured at a house on Onslow Road in Blackpool

WARNING: Courier fraud scammers target the Fylde coast

WARNING: Courier fraud scammers target the Fylde coast

December 18, 2020

We are warning members of the public to be vigilant after we received four reports of courier fraud in the last 48 hours. A total of more than £20,000 is thought to have been stolen from elderly victims who have each handed over large sums of money to offenders posing as couriers.

Man convicted of violent and sexual offences

Man convicted of violent and sexual offences

December 18, 2020

Most of the offending took place between 2006 and 2013

Men jailed over incident where imitation gun was fired at car in Accrington

Men jailed over incident where imitation gun was fired at car in Accrington

December 21, 2020

Two men have been jailed following an incident where an imitation firearm was fired at a car in Ormerod Street, Accrington. Hughie Lock was sentenced to two years and nine months custody, while Kieron Bolton was given two years and 11 months.

Further arrest made in murder enquiry

Further arrest made in murder enquiry

December 30, 2020

The 26-year-old woman, from Blackburn, was arrested at an address in the town last night

Can you identify this man seen on dashcam footage?

Can you identify this man seen on dashcam footage?

December 30, 2020

We want to speak to a man in connection with thefts from vehicles on Rook Street and Skipton Road, Barnoldwick in the early hours of Boxing Day morning.

Tribute to man who died in collision

Tribute to man who died in collision

December 31, 2020

Lewis Taylor, 22, of Burnley, was due to become a dad for the first time in March

Two charged with murder

Two charged with murder

December 31, 2020

Following enquiries and after consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service two people were charged last night with Mr Scott’s murder.


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