News - August

Advice ahead of Burnley v Aberdeen match

Advice ahead of Burnley v Aberdeen match

August 01, 2018

A large policing operation will be in place for the Burnley FC v Aberdeen football match today.

Concern for missing dad-of-three

Concern for missing dad-of-three

August 02, 2018

We are increasingly concerned for the welfare of Craig Robinson, 44, who is missing from a hotel in Blackpool.

Appeal launched to find missing Fulwood man

Appeal launched to find missing Fulwood man

August 03, 2018

Have you seen Andrew Woods? We want to find him after he went missing from Fulwood today (Friday, August 3).

Two women charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Blackburn

Two women charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Blackburn

August 04, 2018

Two women have been charged with attempted murder after a man suffered multiple stab wounds in Blackburn on Thursday (August 2nd).

Taxi driver and passenger injured in collision

Taxi driver and passenger injured in collision

August 05, 2018

A taxi driver and his passenger suffered serious injuries in a collision on the A671 Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors this morning (Sunday August 5).

Driver jailed for death by dangerous driving

Driver jailed for death by dangerous driving

August 07, 2018

Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, of Carham Road, Blackburn, was driving his blue BMW 320 saloon car towards Preston at around 6.40pm on April 20, 2016, when he struck the group close to Lower Brockholes Farm on the A59 Brockholes Brow.

UPDATE: Have you seen Stephen Hopkins?

UPDATE: Have you seen Stephen Hopkins?

August 08, 2018

A 33-year-old man who absconded from prison has been arrested.

UPDATE: Appeal after Nelson sexual assault

UPDATE: Appeal after Nelson sexual assault

August 09, 2018

Following our appeal for information about a sexual assault in Nelson on 16 July, we have now identified the person we wanted to speak to.

Man sentenced for killing motorcyclist

Man sentenced for killing motorcyclist

August 09, 2018

Daanyaal Nasar’s Vauxhall Astra collided with Shaun Mair’s Keeway motorcycle after driving through a red light at the junction of Squire’s Gate Lane and Amy Johnson Way.

Concern growing for missing teenager

Concern growing for missing teenager

August 11, 2018

Concern is growing for Leah Burns, 15, after she was last seen in Lancaster Town Centre at about 3pm yesterday (Friday, August 10th)

Man arrested after violent assault in Blackburn

Man arrested after violent assault in Blackburn

August 12, 2018

Police were called at about 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday, August 11th) to reports that a number of men with weapons were attacking a BMW car in the Queen’s Park Road area of the town.

Appeal to trace prison absconder

Appeal to trace prison absconder

August 12, 2018

Anthony Smith, 38, failed to return to HMP Kirkham on Saturday but has now been found.

Appeal after racist incident in Blackpool

Appeal after racist incident in Blackpool

August 13, 2018

We are trying to identify a man in connection with a racist incident in Blackpool.

Man jailed for over 20 years for historical sex offences

Man jailed for over 20 years for historical sex offences

August 13, 2018

Derek Jessop, 75, of Regent Road East, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court to 22 years in prison with four years extended licence.

Investigation continues into Wesham baby death

Investigation continues into Wesham baby death

August 13, 2018

Police were called around 6pm on Thursday, August 9th to an address on Garstang Road North.

Officers attended and sadly found the body of a baby boy at the address.

Man charged after Blackburn affray

Man charged after Blackburn affray

August 13, 2018

Police were called at about 6.20pm on Saturday, August 11th to reports that a number of men with weapons were attacking a BMW car in the Queen’s Park Road area of the town.

Jail for worker who defrauded employer out of almost £800,000

Jail for worker who defrauded employer out of almost £800,000

August 14, 2018

A woman who stole almost £800,000 from her employer, has been jailed for 28 months.

Have you seen Leon Halsall?

Have you seen Leon Halsall?

August 15, 2018

We are asking for the public's help to find Leon Halsall, who we want to speak to about two violent incidents in June and July.

Winter Hill investigation - do you recognise this man?

Winter Hill investigation - do you recognise this man?

August 16, 2018

We are trying to trace the passenger in a black Peugeot as part of our investigation into the large fire at Winter Hill.

Man jailed for Darwen nightclub attack

Man jailed for Darwen nightclub attack

August 16, 2018

A man who left a club goer with life changing in an unprovoked attack in Darwen has been jailed for three years and eight months.

Man seriously assaulted in Preston

Man seriously assaulted in Preston

August 16, 2018

The victim, 45, was on a night out in Preston when he was punched in The Guildhall.

Serious collision in Haslingden

Serious collision in Haslingden

August 17, 2018

Can you help us with any information of a collision that happened on Roundhill Road, Haslingden, near to the Farmer’s Glory pub on August 16th?

Can you help identify these people?

Can you help identify these people?

August 17, 2018

Can you help us to identify the people in these images?

Two arrested after stabbing in Lancaster

Two arrested after stabbing in Lancaster

August 17, 2018

Police were initially called by the ambulance service to an address on Patterdale Avenue at about 7.25pm yesterday (Thursday, August 16th) where a woman was being treated for a number of stab wounds.

CCTV images released after Blackburn robbery

CCTV images released after Blackburn robbery

August 17, 2018

You may remember a CCTV appeal we asked for your help with last month after a robbery at Nilus Mini Market on Livesey Branch Road on Sunday 5 August. We have now identified four boys and will be speaking to them in due course.

Appeal after 17-year-old stabbed in Lancaster

Appeal after 17-year-old stabbed in Lancaster

August 17, 2018

We are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old was stabbed in Lancaster.

Appeal after man attacked with a machete at his home in Nelson

Appeal after man attacked with a machete at his home in Nelson

August 18, 2018

We are appealing for information after a man suffered serious injuries in a raid at his home in Nelson.

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision near Clitheroe

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision near Clitheroe

August 18, 2018

We are appealing for witnesses after a collision near Clitheroe in which a motorcyclist sadly died.

Woman from Liverpool killed in Aughton collision

Woman from Liverpool killed in Aughton collision

August 20, 2018

A woman has died following a collision in Aughton, Ormskirk on Sunday.

Arrests made after serious disorder in Blackburn

Arrests made after serious disorder in Blackburn

August 20, 2018

At around 4.15am on Sunday 19th August police attended a report of serious disorder outside a night club on St Peter Street.

Man jailed for life for vicious assault

Man jailed for life for vicious assault

August 20, 2018

Joseph Ormonde, 31, previously of Mitchell Street, Burnley was convicted of section 18 wounding with intent following a trial at Preston Crown Court. He was cleared of attempted murder.

FOUND: Search for woman who walked out of hospital

FOUND: Search for woman who walked out of hospital

August 21, 2018

Missing Lesley Bennett, 41, has been found safe and well in Chorley Town Centre.

Burnley man jailed for attack on partner

Burnley man jailed for attack on partner

August 21, 2018

Michael Singleton, 28, of Mere Court, Burnley, pleaded guilty to wounding at Burnley Crown Court.

Investigation underway after hit and run

Investigation underway after hit and run

August 21, 2018

Police were called by the ambulance service at shortly after 3pm today (Tuesday, August 21st) to reports of a serious collision on Morecambe Road where a woman walking across a pedestrian crossing close to Ryelands Park was struck by a van travelling towards Morecambe.

Dog walker may hold information in hit and run investigation

Dog walker may hold information in hit and run investigation

August 21, 2018

Officers are trying to trace a dog walker who saw two men running from a van, moments after it collided with a young woman in Lancaster.

Detectives investigate rape in Blackpool

Detectives investigate rape in Blackpool

August 22, 2018

The 29 year old victim was on a night out in the town centre and was walking back to a friend’s address at about 10.30pm on Saturday (August 18th) when he was approached by two men on Middle Walk on the ramp area leading to Pleasant Street.

Man jailed for assault

Man jailed for assault

August 22, 2018

Hassan Ali Khan, 19, of Lynwood Road, Blackburn was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment on Friday (August 17th) after the assault on Thursday 19th April.

Detectives investigating serious collision in Lancaster appeal for driver of red car to come forward

Detectives investigating serious collision in Lancaster appeal for driver of red car to come forward

August 24, 2018

Police were called by the ambulance service at shortly after 3pm on Tuesday, August 21st to reports of a serious collision on Morecambe Road where a woman walking across a pedestrian crossing close to Ryelands Park was struck by a van travelling towards Morecambe.

Blackburn nightclub closed following serious disorder

Blackburn nightclub closed following serious disorder

August 24, 2018

A BLACKBURN nightclub has been closed following a serious incident of disorder.

CCTV appeal after doctors’ surgery assault

CCTV appeal after doctors’ surgery assault

August 29, 2018

We are appealing for information after a doctor was attacked at a medical practice in Blackburn.

Man charged with sexual offences

Man charged with sexual offences

August 29, 2018

Christopher Rixon, 41, of Poplar Grove, Liverpool is accused of 20 sex offences including rape, sexual assault and incitement to engage in sexual activity.

Man charged following serious collision in Lancaster

Man charged following serious collision in Lancaster

August 31, 2018

Police were called by the ambulance service at shortly after 3pm on Tuesday, August 21st to reports of a serious collision on Morecambe Road

UPDATE: Concern for missing man

UPDATE: Concern for missing man

September 01, 2018

A man who went missing from Blackpool has been found. He was found in the resort overnight safe and well.


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