News - 2017

A round up of our news stories for 2017.
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Six North West men handed Gang Injunction Orders

Six North West men handed Gang Injunction Orders

January 04, 2017

SIX MEN from across the North West have been given tough banning orders after a court ruled that they had engaged in, encouraged or assisted in gang related violence and drug dealing in Preston.

Lancashire Police leaders pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination at work

Lancashire Police leaders pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination at work

January 05, 2017

LANCASHIRE Constabulary has joined other emergency services and associations in signing up to a campaign against mental health stigma and discrimination in the workplace.

Road casualties to be tackled with average speed cameras

Road casualties to be tackled with average speed cameras

January 09, 2017

Eight routes across Lancashire have been chosen by the Lancashire Road Safety Partnership for new average speed enforcement camera systems, in a bid to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on Lancashire’s roads.

Investigation launched after Darwen skate park assault

Investigation launched after Darwen skate park assault

January 11, 2017

Detectives are appealing for information after two teenagers were injured – one seriously – following an assault in Darwen.

Man arrested for public order offences bailed

Man arrested for public order offences bailed

January 11, 2017

A 21-year-old man who was arrested by officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit and Lancashire Constabulary in Blackpool earlier today (Wednesday 11 January 2017) has been bailed.

Man jailed following death of cyclist

Man jailed following death of cyclist

January 11, 2017

A 22-year-old man has been jailed for causing the death of a cyclist in Belmont.

Teenager assaulted on Christmas night out

Teenager assaulted on Christmas night out

January 12, 2017

We are appealing for information after an assault at a Lancaster pub just before Christmas.

Witness appeal after cyclist injured in Weeton

Witness appeal after cyclist injured in Weeton

January 12, 2017

Did you help an injured cyclist in Weeton? We are appealing for information after a 47-year-old man was seriously hurt last night (January 11).

Preston man jailed for conspiracy to supply cocaine

Preston man jailed for conspiracy to supply cocaine

January 13, 2017

A 26 year old man from Preston has today been sentenced to over six years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Man, 35, attacked in Bamber Bridge group robbery

Man, 35, attacked in Bamber Bridge group robbery

January 13, 2017

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was robbed in Bamber Bridge today (January 13).

Woman, 66, in hospital following collision in Chorley

Woman, 66, in hospital following collision in Chorley

January 13, 2017

We are appealing for information following a collision in Chorley which has left a 66-year-old pedestrian with serious injuries.

Man dies following collision on M6

Man dies following collision on M6

January 13, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died following a collision on the M6 near Broughton.

UPDATE: Burnley man wanted after house fire

UPDATE: Burnley man wanted after house fire

January 14, 2017

A wanted man from Burnley has been found.

Serious collision on M58

Serious collision on M58

January 14, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the M58.

Witness appeal after Padiham cash-in-transit raid

Witness appeal after Padiham cash-in-transit raid

January 14, 2017

Detectives are appealing for information following a cash-in-transit robbery at a Padiham bank.

UPDATE: Man charged following death of Blackburn woman

UPDATE: Man charged following death of Blackburn woman

January 15, 2017

A man has today (January 15) been charged after the death of a woman in Blackburn.

Teenager, 18, dies following Chorley collision

Teenager, 18, dies following Chorley collision

January 15, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses after a teenager died following a collision in Chorley today (January 15).

Appeal for information after Preston bar attack

Appeal for information after Preston bar attack

January 16, 2017

Do you recognise this man? We want to speak to him after an assault at a Preston bar.

Skelmersdale man jailed for sex offences

Skelmersdale man jailed for sex offences

January 16, 2017

A 24-year-old man from Skelmersdale has today (January 16) been jailed for inciting a girl to engage in sexual activity.

Witness appeal following Accrington incident

Witness appeal following Accrington incident

January 17, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Accrington.

Update - Suspicious package in Thornton

Update - Suspicious package in Thornton

January 17, 2017

A package found at a building in Thornton is no longer being treated as suspicious.

Pensioner targeted in attempted robbery

Pensioner targeted in attempted robbery

January 18, 2017

We are investigating after a woman in her 70s was the victim of an attempted robbery in Whitworth.

Man wanted in connection with assault in Skelmersdale

Man wanted in connection with assault in Skelmersdale

January 18, 2017

A 24-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with an allegation of assault.

Woman robbed of jewellery at home in Blackburn

Woman robbed of jewellery at home in Blackburn

January 18, 2017

We are appealing for information after a woman was robbed at her home in Blackburn.

Woman charged with murder of baby in Burnley

Woman charged with murder of baby in Burnley

January 18, 2017

A woman has this evening been charged with the murder of her newborn baby.

Girl, 15, missing from Chorley

Girl, 15, missing from Chorley

January 19, 2017

A 15 year old girl who was missing from Chorley was found safe and well in Morecambe last night. Thanks for your help with our appeal.

Lancashire Constabulary rise up the ranks

Lancashire Constabulary rise up the ranks

January 19, 2017

Lancashire Constabulary has gained 135 places after ranking 116, achieving 117 points in this year’s Stonewall Workplace Equality Index (WEI).

‘Disturbing’ robbery at Blackburn home

‘Disturbing’ robbery at Blackburn home

January 19, 2017

A car and a quantity of cash were stolen in Blackburn during a robbery in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, January 19th).

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer

January 20, 2017

William Ashton, 39, formerly of Briarwood Drive, Blackpool, will appear before Blackpool Magistrates’ Court this morning (Friday, January 20th)

Woman charged with murder of Blackburn man

Woman charged with murder of Blackburn man

January 20, 2017

A murder investigation is underway after the body of a man was found in Blackburn.

Firearms stolen from Great Harwood house

Firearms stolen from Great Harwood house

January 20, 2017

We are appealing for information after some firearms and ammunition were stolen from a house in Great Harwood yesterday (Thursday January 19th).

Update after woman found with head injuries in Blackpool

Update after woman found with head injuries in Blackpool

January 20, 2017

We are appealing for information after a woman suffered head injuries during a suspected assault in Blackpool this morning (Friday January 20th).

Missing Preston woman found

Missing Preston woman found

January 21, 2017

Virginia Jayne Moss, 32, was found in Blackpool this afternoon.

Man found in canal identified

Man found in canal identified

January 23, 2017

Following our appeal earlier this week about the body found in the Leeds-Liverpool Canal in Blackburn last weekend, the man has been identified as Joseph Doherty, 31, from Blackburn.

Man has part of ear bitten off in Lancaster

Man has part of ear bitten off in Lancaster

January 23, 2017

Detectives are appealing for information after a man had part of his ear bitten off in Lancaster.

Body found in search for missing Blackpool man

Body found in search for missing Blackpool man

January 23, 2017

Police searching for a missing man have found a body.

Search to find missing Preston woman

Search to find missing Preston woman

January 24, 2017

A woman who was missing from Preston has been located.

Man missing from Heysham found safe and well

Man missing from Heysham found safe and well

January 24, 2017

A 76-year-old man who was reported missing from home in Heysham has been located.

Fatal collision on M61 motorway

Fatal collision on M61 motorway

January 24, 2017

The incident happened at about 10.30pm yesterday (Monday, January 23rd) approximately half a mile before Junction 9. A Renault Clio travelling southbound was involved in a collision with a VW Sharan travelling in the same direction. A Volvo HGV also travelling southbound then collided with both vehicles.

Appeal after pedestrian injured in Accrington collision

Appeal after pedestrian injured in Accrington collision

January 24, 2017

We are appealing for information after an elderly female pedestrian suffered serious injuries during a collision in Accrington.

Appeal following deliberate car fire in Blackburn

Appeal following deliberate car fire in Blackburn

January 24, 2017

We are trying to identify two men after a car was deliberately set alight on Whalley New Road in Blackburn.

Investigation continues into fail to stop collision in Fleetwood

Investigation continues into fail to stop collision in Fleetwood

January 25, 2017

Detectives are continuing their investigation into a fail to stop collision in Fleetwood where a man sadly died.

Shed set on fire in Blackpool garden

Shed set on fire in Blackpool garden

January 25, 2017

We are trying to trace witnesses after a shed fire in Blackpool.

A man has been sentenced for sex offences

A man has been sentenced for sex offences

January 25, 2017

Darren Carter, 45, of Accrington Road, Burnley, was convicted of a catalogue of offences against the youngster following a trial at Preston Crown Court in December.

Man wanted in connection with burglaries in Preston

Man wanted in connection with burglaries in Preston

January 25, 2017

We are appealing for help to trace a man from Preston who is wanted in connection with two burglaries.

Update: CCTV released following break-in at Great Harwood

Update: CCTV released following break-in at Great Harwood

January 25, 2017

A man has been arrested following our appeal about an attempted break-in at the presbytery of St Wulstan RC Church on Rushton Street in Great Harwood.

Knifepoint robbery at Preston convenience store

Knifepoint robbery at Preston convenience store

January 25, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses after a convenience store was robbed in Preston last night.

Passengers injured on bus in Lancaster

Passengers injured on bus in Lancaster

January 25, 2017

The incident happened at about 1.10pm today (Wednesday, January 25th) when the Stagecoach PSV was forced to brake suddenly on Tall Trees Road as the vehicle approached a bus stop.

Man missing from Rossendale found

Man missing from Rossendale found

January 26, 2017

Following our appeal, Robert Rollo, 35, who was missing from Rossendale has been located this morning.

Detectives investigating a murder in Preston are appealing for help

Detectives investigating a murder in Preston are appealing for help

January 26, 2017

Officers believe the men could have witnessed an assault on Wenqing Xu during which he suffered injuries from which he later died.

Lancaster man wanted after thefts and stabbing

Lancaster man wanted after thefts and stabbing

January 26, 2017

Have you seen this man? Gareth Hunt, 37, of no fixed address is wanted in relation to his alleged involvement in three burglaries and a stabbing incident in Lancaster.

Investigation following firearm discharge in Oswaldtwistle

Investigation following firearm discharge in Oswaldtwistle

January 26, 2017

The incident happened at shortly before 9pm yesterday (Wednesday, January 25th) in Stanhill Street when a firearm appears to have been discharged from a vehicle. The discharge of the weapon caused damage to a parked vehicle and a nearby house but thankfully no-one was injured.

UPDATE: Concern growing for man, 53, missing from Lancaster hospital

UPDATE: Concern growing for man, 53, missing from Lancaster hospital

January 26, 2017

A missing man, 53, who had gone missing from the Royal Lancaster Infirmary has been located in Lancaster.

CCTV appeal following fire at flat in Brierfield

CCTV appeal following fire at flat in Brierfield

January 26, 2017

We have released a CCTV image of a man we would like to speak to following a fire which was started at a flat in Brierfield.

Appeal for help tracing wanted Blackpool man

Appeal for help tracing wanted Blackpool man

January 26, 2017

We are appealing for the public’s help tracing a wanted man from Blackpool.

Missing sex offender from Burnley found

Missing sex offender from Burnley found

January 26, 2017

Wanted registered sex offender Dylan Mawdsley, 21, has been found.

Blackpool house burgled just hours after owner dies

Blackpool house burgled just hours after owner dies

January 27, 2017

We are appealing for information after a house was burgled less than 24 hours after its occupant died.

Appeal for help after man kidnapped

Appeal for help after man kidnapped

January 27, 2017

At about 8pm on Wednesday (January 25th) the 36 year old victim was taken from outside his address in the Frenchwood area of the town.

Men jailed for causing death of girl, 9, by dangerous driving

Men jailed for causing death of girl, 9, by dangerous driving

January 27, 2017

Two men who were convicted of causing the death of a nine year old girl by dangerous driving in Rawtenstall have today (Friday, January 27) been jailed.

Fire at house in Chorley

Fire at house in Chorley

January 28, 2017

A joint investigation with the Fire Service is underway following a fire at a house in Chorley this morning (Tuesday, January 31).

FOUND: Concern grows for missing woman

FOUND: Concern grows for missing woman

January 29, 2017

Zaneta Pasevica, 50 years old, who was last seen at her home address on Arneside Crescent at shortly before 8.20pm on Friday has now been found.

A woman has died in a collision

A woman has died in a collision

January 29, 2017

The collision happened at shortly before 5.30am today (Sunday, January 29th) at the junction of Southport New Road and Blackgate Lane on the A556.

CCTV image released after woman touched inappropriately in Bamber Bridge

CCTV image released after woman touched inappropriately in Bamber Bridge

January 30, 2017

Following our CCTV appeal to trace a man we wanted to speak to after a woman was touched inappropriately on a bus in Bamber Bridge in August last year, a man has now been traced and will attend for an interview in due course.

Man missing from home in Blackpool

Man missing from home in Blackpool

January 30, 2017

We are trying to trace a missing man from Blackpool.

Motorbikes stolen from garage in Chipping

Motorbikes stolen from garage in Chipping

January 30, 2017

We are appealing for information after three motorbikes were stolen from a garage in Chipping.

Investigation continues after man stabbed in Padiham

Investigation continues after man stabbed in Padiham

January 30, 2017

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information after a 19-year-old man was injured following a serious assault in Padiham.

UPDATE: Body found in search for missing boy

UPDATE: Body found in search for missing boy

January 31, 2017

Police searching for a missing boy following a fire in Parbold have found a body.

Boy, 9, seriously injured after Morecambe collision

Boy, 9, seriously injured after Morecambe collision

January 31, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Morecambe which left a nine-year-old boy with serious injuries.

Christmas drink and drug-driving results revealed

Christmas drink and drug-driving results revealed

January 31, 2017

More than 130 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Constabulary’s Christmas drink drive campaign.

Takeaway delivery drivers robbed twice in same day

Takeaway delivery drivers robbed twice in same day

January 31, 2017

We are appealing for information after two takeaway delivery drivers were robbed in Preston on Sunday (29 January).

Would-be thieves cut through wall of Fleetwood supermarket

Would-be thieves cut through wall of Fleetwood supermarket

January 31, 2017

We are investigating a break-in at a Fleetwood supermarket that happened in the early hours of Tuesday 31 January.

Robbery at Heysham petrol station

Robbery at Heysham petrol station

February 01, 2017

We are appealing for information following a robbery at a petrol station in Heysham.

Man left with eye injury after trying to stop dog attack

Man left with eye injury after trying to stop dog attack

February 02, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses following the assault of man who tried to stop a dog being attacked.

Investigation launched after Blackburn robbery

Investigation launched after Blackburn robbery

February 02, 2017

DETECTIVES are investigating following a robbery at a Post Office in Blackburn.

UDPATE: Concern growing for missing Burnley man, 27

UDPATE: Concern growing for missing Burnley man, 27

February 03, 2017

A 27-year-old man who missing from home in Burnley has been found.

One of Poland's 'most wanted' arrested in Lancashire

One of Poland's 'most wanted' arrested in Lancashire

February 03, 2017

One of Poland’s most wanted offenders has been arrested after an operation by Lancashire Constabulary.

Robbery at Blackburn newsagents

Robbery at Blackburn newsagents

February 03, 2017

We are appealing for information following a robbery at a newsagents in Blackburn.

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 03, 2017

On Monday 6 February, Lancashire Constabulary is supporting the international day of zero tolerance for female genital mutilation (FGM), aiming to help millions of women and girls across the world.

Appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Bispham

Appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Bispham

February 03, 2017

We are appealing for information following a fail-to-stop collision which has left a 15-year-old cyclist with injuries.

Prison absconder wanted by police

Prison absconder wanted by police

February 03, 2017

A Blackburn man who absconded from prison is wanted by police.

Four arrested as part of Blackpool drugs investigation

Four arrested as part of Blackpool drugs investigation

February 03, 2017

Four people have been arrested as part of an investigation into the supply of drugs in Blackpool.

Man detained following incident at mosque in Blackburn

Man detained following incident at mosque in Blackburn

February 04, 2017

A man has been arrested and detained under the Mental Health Act following an incident at a mosque in Blackburn.

Man exposes himself to two 11 year old girls in Blackburn

Man exposes himself to two 11 year old girls in Blackburn

February 06, 2017

We are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to two young girls in Blackburn.

Attempted robbery in Bispham

Attempted robbery in Bispham

February 06, 2017

We are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Bispham.

Appeal for information about prison absconder

Appeal for information about prison absconder

February 06, 2017

A 54-year-old man is wanted by police after absconding from a Lancashire prison.

Man hospitalised following serious assault in Chorley

Man hospitalised following serious assault in Chorley

February 06, 2017

We are appealing for information following an assault in Chorley which left a 27-year-old man needing four operations.

UPDATE: Man wanted in connection with arson in Heysham

UPDATE: Man wanted in connection with arson in Heysham

February 08, 2017

Following our appeal we have located and arrested a wanted man.

Man jailed for knifepoint robberies in Chorley

Man jailed for knifepoint robberies in Chorley

February 09, 2017

A man who broke into two houses in Chorley and held his victims at knifepoint has been jailed.

Teenager missing from Carnforth

Teenager missing from Carnforth

February 09, 2017

We are appealing for help to find a 14 year old boy who is missing from Carnforth.

Sex offender, 33, wanted by police

Sex offender, 33, wanted by police

February 10, 2017

Following our appeal, missing sex offender Jayson Stephens, 33, from Cumbria was arrested in Bispham yesterday (Thursday, February 9).

Man summonsed for sex offences

Man summonsed for sex offences

February 10, 2017

Christopher Hartley, 56, of Denham Avenue, Warrington, is accused of a catalogue of historic offences which allegedly occurred at the Harris Children’s Home in Preston.

New image released in bar assault investigation

New image released in bar assault investigation

February 10, 2017

Detectives investigating an assault at a Preston bar have released an image of a second man they want to speak to in connection with the offence.

Would your child know what to do in an emergency?

Would your child know what to do in an emergency?

February 10, 2017

The parents of a child who saved her mother’s life by calling emergency services when she collapsed, have teamed up with the Police, Fire and Ambulance services to roll out In Case of Emergency (ICE) cards to schools across West Lancashire.

Tribute - Iman Javed

Tribute - Iman Javed

February 10, 2017

Tributes have been paid to a "beautiful and much loved" 11 year old girl who died in a tragic road traffic collision.

Update: Missing sex offender

Update: Missing sex offender

February 12, 2017

A wanted sex offender has been arrested by police.

UPDATE: Man charged following attempted robbery in Waterfoot

UPDATE: Man charged following attempted robbery in Waterfoot

February 13, 2017

A man has been charged following an attempted robbery in Waterfoot.

UPDATE: Pensioner, 92, robbed in Preston

UPDATE: Pensioner, 92, robbed in Preston

February 13, 2017

A man has been charged by police after a pensioner was attacked and robbed at his home in Preston.

Police investigate St Michael's collision

Police investigate St Michael's collision

February 13, 2017

A witness appeal has been launched by police after a vehicle overturned in St Michael’s.

Witness appeal launched after Blackpool collision

Witness appeal launched after Blackpool collision

February 13, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was injured following a hit and run in Blackpool.

Darwen man jailed for phone robberies

Darwen man jailed for phone robberies

February 13, 2017

A 23-year-old man from Darwen who robbed two people using a glass bottle and imitation firearm has today (Monday, February 13) been jailed.

A man has been jailed for historical sex offences

A man has been jailed for historical sex offences

February 13, 2017

Nigel Lloyd, 51, of no fixed address, earlier this year admitted four counts of indecent assault and one of gross indecency.

CCTV appeal after attempted robbery at Preston pharmacy

CCTV appeal after attempted robbery at Preston pharmacy

February 14, 2017

We have released CCTV footage of a man we would like to speak to following an attempted robbery at a pharmacy in Preston.

Man wanted for gaming machine thefts

Man wanted for gaming machine thefts

February 14, 2017

A 28-year-old man from Blackpool is wanted by police in connection with a number of gaming machine thefts and money laundering.

Motorcyclist injured in Caton collision

Motorcyclist injured in Caton collision

February 14, 2017

We are appealing for your help.. Did you see this collision on the A683 (Lancaster Road) on February 14th?

UPDATE: Man wanted in connection with Accrington burglary

UPDATE: Man wanted in connection with Accrington burglary

February 15, 2017

A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Accrington has been arrested and charged by police.

UPDATE: Man, 43, wanted in connection with burglary in Silverdale

UPDATE: Man, 43, wanted in connection with burglary in Silverdale

February 15, 2017

A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Silverdale and failure to attend court has been arrested.

Average speed camera installation A675 Belmont

Average speed camera installation A675 Belmont

February 15, 2017

Installation work has now begun on the second average speed route, A675 Belmont Road between Junction 3 of the M65, through Abbey Village and Belmont to Scout Road.

Trio wanted after Gisburn caravan park burglary

Trio wanted after Gisburn caravan park burglary

February 15, 2017

Detectives are appealing for information after several men attempted to break into a cash machine at a Gisburn caravan park.

UPDATE: Woman, 76, robbed in Blackburn

UPDATE: Woman, 76, robbed in Blackburn

February 16, 2017

Two men have been charged by police following two robberies in Blackburn.

UPDATE: Murder investigation following death of woman in Preston

UPDATE: Murder investigation following death of woman in Preston

February 16, 2017

A man has been charged with the murder of his wife in Preston.

Man jailed for seven years following serious assault in Lancaster

Man jailed for seven years following serious assault in Lancaster

February 16, 2017

A Carnforth man who carried out a vicious drunken assault after attending his grandmother’s funeral has been sentenced to seven years and two months in prison.

Man, 25, injured after Preston street robbery

Man, 25, injured after Preston street robbery

February 16, 2017

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked and robbed in Preston.

Man jailed for historical sex offences

Man jailed for historical sex offences

February 16, 2017

Kashif Gul, 39, of Foxhall Road, Blackpool was found guilty of two offences of indecency with a child following a trial at Preston Crown Court in December last year.

Plan in place for Rovers v Manchester United game on Sunday

Plan in place for Rovers v Manchester United game on Sunday

February 17, 2017

A large-scale policing operation will be in place on Sunday (February 19th) when Blackburn Rovers face Manchester United at Ewood Park.

Concern for missing Waterfoot man

Concern for missing Waterfoot man

February 17, 2017

We are concerned for the welfare of a man who is missing from home in Waterfoot.

Appeal for information following death of protected bird in Lytham St Annes

Appeal for information following death of protected bird in Lytham St Annes

February 17, 2017

We are appealing for information after a protected species of bird was found dead on a church roof in Lytham St Annes.

Witness appeal following collision in Farleton

Witness appeal following collision in Farleton

February 18, 2017

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Farleton in which a motorcyclist suffered life-changing injuries.

UPDATE: Boy, 16, missing from home in Chorley

UPDATE: Boy, 16, missing from home in Chorley

February 19, 2017

The 16-year-old boy missing from home in Chorley has now been found safe and well.

CCTV appeal following sexual assault in Morecambe

CCTV appeal following sexual assault in Morecambe

February 19, 2017

Following our CCTV appeal in relation to the sexual assault of a woman in Morecambe in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday, February 19th), a man has been arrested.

UPDATE: Man, 20, missing from home in Nelson

UPDATE: Man, 20, missing from home in Nelson

February 19, 2017

The 20-year-old man from Nelson who was missing from home has been found safe and well in Barrowford.

Man, 65, missing from Thornton Cleveleys

Man, 65, missing from Thornton Cleveleys

February 21, 2017

A 65 year old man who was missing from home in Thornton Cleveleys has been found.

Workshop to support Blackburn faith charities

Workshop to support Blackburn faith charities

February 21, 2017

Over 40 people from different faith groups attended a two hour workshop which was designed to offer information and guidance to local faith charities.

Blackpool man wanted following two assaults

Blackpool man wanted following two assaults

February 21, 2017

We are searching for a Blackpool man in connection with the assaults of two women in the town.

Burnley schoolgirl still missing

Burnley schoolgirl still missing

February 22, 2017

The 15 year old who was missing from Burnle has been found safe and well this afternoon.

Burglary at The Gravel in Mere Brow

Burglary at The Gravel in Mere Brow

February 22, 2017

We are appealing for information following a burglary at an address in Mere Brow.

Stabbing in Preston

Stabbing in Preston

February 22, 2017

An investigation is underway following a stabbing in Preston.

Storm Doris - Thursday 23rd February 2017

Storm Doris - Thursday 23rd February 2017

February 22, 2017

Some very strong winds are expected throughout Thursday 23rd February in association with storm 'Doris', with a short period where gusts of 70 to 80 mph are possible.

Attempted robbery in Nelson

Attempted robbery in Nelson

February 22, 2017

We are appealing for information after a 63 year old woman was the victim of an attempted robbery in Nelson.

Witness appeal after serious collision

Witness appeal after serious collision

February 23, 2017

The incident happened at shortly before 8pm yesterday (Wednesday, February 22nd) when a pedestrian crossing the road at Church Road, Skelmersdale was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Corsa

Man, 34, missing from home in Preston

Man, 34, missing from home in Preston

February 23, 2017

We are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 34-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Preston.


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