News - June

Man dies after Wharles collision

Man dies after Wharles collision

June 03, 2019

Police were called around 2.50pm yesterday (Sunday, June 2) after a Citroen Picasso car was involved in a collision with a hedgerow in Salwick Road.

The driver, from the Inskip area, is believed to have suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment but sadly later died.

UPDATE: Search for missing Blackburn boys

UPDATE: Search for missing Blackburn boys

June 04, 2019

THREE boys who were missing from Blackburn have been found safe and well

Missing boys found safe

Missing boys found safe

June 04, 2019

We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal

Man suffers serious injuries - appeal for information

Man suffers serious injuries - appeal for information

June 05, 2019

Police were called at about 10am yesterday

Arson destroys caravan and damages car

Arson destroys caravan and damages car

June 05, 2019

We are appealing for information after a caravan and stolen car were damaged in a Blackburn fire.

Warning to vandals: "we are coming for you!"

Warning to vandals: "we are coming for you!"

June 06, 2019

Police chiefs have slammed vandals who trashed two police cars – and today warned the culprits ‘we are coming for you’

Woman charged in connection with Earby assault

Woman charged in connection with Earby assault

June 06, 2019

Police were called at about 10am on Tuesday, June 4th to Peate SB Fruits on Water Street in Earby after the 67-year-old victim was found unconscious inside the shop.

Woman suffers serious leg injuries in Rossendale collision

Woman suffers serious leg injuries in Rossendale collision

June 06, 2019

We are appealing for information after a woman was seriously injured in a Rossendale collision.

UPDATE: Concern growing for missing teenager

UPDATE: Concern growing for missing teenager

June 07, 2019

Following our earlier appeal, a 14-year-old boy last seen in the Rufford area has now been located.

Appeal after collision

Appeal after collision

June 07, 2019

The collision happened shortly before 2pm yesterday

Woman poorly after dog bite - appeal for information

Woman poorly after dog bite - appeal for information

June 07, 2019

The woman, 55, was walking her own dog on the old railway lines in Brookfield, Preston

Man jailed for sex offence

Man jailed for sex offence

June 07, 2019

David Aspden, 33, of Goldburn Close, was jailed at Burnley Crown Court

FOUND: Missing 8 year old girl

FOUND: Missing 8 year old girl

June 07, 2019

The 8 year old girl missing from Lancaster has been found safe and well this evening (7 June).

Woman dies following dog bite incident

Woman dies following dog bite incident

June 08, 2019

A woman who had been bitten by a dog in Preston, has died.

Appeal after Lancaster collision

Appeal after Lancaster collision

June 08, 2019

It happened at around 13:30 on 7 June when a Peugeot 206 travelling on Bowerham Road collided with an unknown black vehicle which was parked up on the nearside.

Witness appeal: collision on Centenary Way, Burnley

Witness appeal: collision on Centenary Way, Burnley

June 09, 2019

The collision occurred around 17:42 hours on 8th June and involved a red Mini Cooper. The vehicle was travelling Westbound on Centenary Way, when it left the dual carriageway, colliding with a tree on the nearside before coming to rest.

UPDATE: Investigation into dog bite incident

UPDATE: Investigation into dog bite incident

June 10, 2019

Enquiries are continuing into the circumstances surrounding a dog bite incident in Preston.

A man found with serious injuries has died in hospital

A man found with serious injuries has died in hospital

June 10, 2019

Harry Morris sadly died in hospital on Friday

Appeal to trace wanted man from Skelmersdale

Appeal to trace wanted man from Skelmersdale

June 11, 2019

Michael Bullen, 43, of Wheatacre, Skelmersdale, is wanted by police in relation to an assault, theft and criminal damage which occurred in Skelmersdale on May 5th.

Murder investigation underway in Blackburn

Murder investigation underway in Blackburn

June 11, 2019

We were called at around 12.50am on Monday (June 10th) to an address on Sussex Drive

Concern for missing Daisy

Concern for missing Daisy

June 11, 2019

She is described as 5ft 5ins tall, of slight build, with a pale complexion and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a pastel pink puffa jacket, a white crop top, grey leggings, white trainers and carrying a pink carry-on suitcase.

Blackburn murder enquiry: Arrests made

Blackburn murder enquiry: Arrests made

June 11, 2019

The men, one aged 22 from Accrington and the other aged 30 from Blackburn, have both been detained on suspicion of murder.

Urgent appeal to find missing man

Urgent appeal to find missing man

June 12, 2019

The last contact with Peter Stead, 31, was at about 6.30pm yesterday

Fresh appeal to find missing Steven Durand who was last seen in Manchester

Fresh appeal to find missing Steven Durand who was last seen in Manchester

June 12, 2019

Police are making a fresh bid for information, eight months on from the last sighting of Preston man Steven Durand.

Two men charged with murder of Steven Thurston

Two men charged with murder of Steven Thurston

June 12, 2019

George Preshur, 30, of Keele Walk, Blackburn and Andrew Tate, 22, of Brownbirks Road, Huncoat are due to appear at court tomorrow

Appeal after serious collision in Preston

Appeal after serious collision in Preston

June 13, 2019

We were called at 08:17 hours on 13 June to reports of a collision involving a Renault Megane and a pedestrian on Deepdale Road.

Have you seen wanted Brandon McDonagh, 18?

Have you seen wanted Brandon McDonagh, 18?

June 14, 2019

We want to speak to McDonagh – who also uses the surname Gilheaney – in relation to two assaults and the breaching of an order under S49 of the Children Act. These alleged offences relate to a 16-year-old girl

Blackburn drug dealers jailed

Blackburn drug dealers jailed

June 14, 2019

Saqib Khan, 33, of Audley Range, and Nabeel Chopdat, 30, of Chester Close, were sentenced at Preston Crown Court yesterday (Wednesday).

Man jailed for 7 years for sexual assault

Man jailed for 7 years for sexual assault

June 14, 2019

Colin Evans, 32, of Fielding Lane, Oswaldtwistle was convicted of one count of sexual assault following a trial at Burnley Crown Court.

Runner injured in collision

Runner injured in collision

June 15, 2019

The collision happened at just after 7.20pm on Thursday (June 13th)

Man dies following Bacup collision

Man dies following Bacup collision

June 17, 2019

Police were called at around 01:10am today (June 17th) following reports of a serious collision on Market Street adjacent to the Texaco service station.

Statement in response to claims of an abduction

Statement in response to claims of an abduction

June 17, 2019

Following our earlier post, responding to claims of an abduction in Preston, we have now been able to clarify exactly what occurred and can confirm that no abduction has occurred.

UPDATE: Man jailed after woman's handbag stolen

UPDATE: Man jailed after woman's handbag stolen

June 19, 2019

We subsequently arrested and charged Edward Plumb, 28, of no fixed address with theft from the person and fraud by false representation.

Boy injured in collision

Boy injured in collision

June 19, 2019

The incident happened on Pennine Road

UPDATE: Have you seen Colin Hannan, 49, from Preston?

UPDATE: Have you seen Colin Hannan, 49, from Preston?

June 20, 2019

A man wanted by police following two burglaries in Preston has been charged.

Colin Hannan, 49, was wanted in connection with burglaries on May 2 at an address on Plungington Road and another on May 19 at an address on Linton Street.

Man jailed for knife attack

Man jailed for knife attack

June 20, 2019

David Heaton stabbed Connor Horne multiple times

Elderly man injured in Lancaster robbery

Elderly man injured in Lancaster robbery

June 21, 2019

It happened at around 9am on Monday (17 June) at the junction of Shakespeare Road and Barley Cop Lane.

Detectives investigate altercation in Burnley

Detectives investigate altercation in Burnley

June 21, 2019

Police were called to a disturbance on Harold Street in the town at shortly before 7.30pm yesterday

Investigation after assault

Investigation after assault

June 21, 2019

We were called at around 9:25pm on Thursday evening

A woman injured in a collison has died

A woman injured in a collison has died

June 21, 2019

Police were called at shortly before 6:25am on Friday, May 24th

Appeal launched to find wanted man

Appeal launched to find wanted man

June 21, 2019

We are appealing for information about a wanted man from Liverpool.

Daniel Deens, 31, of Roughwood Drive, Kirkby, is wanted in connection with a number of burglary offences in February and March where high-value cars have been stolen from addresses in the Preston, Chorley and Blackburn areas.

Update following death of man found in car in Preston

Update following death of man found in car in Preston

June 22, 2019

Following an investigation into a man’s body being found in the back of a car on Beenland Street in Preston yesterday (Saturday, June 22nd), we can confirm that his death is not being treated as suspicious.

Drugs warning following death of boy, 17, in Preston

Drugs warning following death of boy, 17, in Preston

June 23, 2019

Police are warning teenagers of the dangers of taking drugs after a suspected drug related death in Preston.

Fan jailed for attacking football stewards

Fan jailed for attacking football stewards

June 25, 2019

A fan who assaulted two stewards at a football match has been jailed.

Ewan Corbett, 20, of Albermarie Drive, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, was sentenced at Preston Magistrates’ Court on June 17.

Police raids in £1/2m benefits fraud investigation

Police raids in £1/2m benefits fraud investigation

June 26, 2019

A team of police officers arrested the four women and eight men at seven addresses in relation to the suspected fraudulent payment of around half a million pounds in disability benefits.

West Division Police Headquarters officially opened in memory of fallen officers

West Division Police Headquarters officially opened in memory of fallen officers

June 26, 2019

The National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) was joined by families of fallen officers when they announced the building open.

UPDATE: attempt armed robbery in Great Harwood

UPDATE: attempt armed robbery in Great Harwood

June 27, 2019

A 39 year old man from Manchester was arrested last night (26 June) on suspicion of robbery. He is currently in police custody.

Appeal after aggravated burglary

Appeal after aggravated burglary

June 27, 2019

At about 11.15pm on Tuesday 25th June 2019 the 69 year old victim answered the door of her home on Dryden street in Padiham.

Charges in benefits fraud investigation

Charges in benefits fraud investigation

June 27, 2019

‘Operation Cactus’ is also looking at the alleged exploitation of vulnerable tenants

UPDATE: Appeal to find missing children

UPDATE: Appeal to find missing children

June 27, 2019

The boy and girl, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, were found in the Merseyside area this evening (27 June) following an appeal.

Accrington altercation

Accrington altercation

June 29, 2019

We were called by the Ambulance Service at 00:35 hours today (29 June) to reports a man in his 20s had been found unconscious on Edgar St, Accrington.

Appeal following serious collision in Earby

Appeal following serious collision in Earby

June 30, 2019

We were called at 17:15 hours on Friday 28 June to reports of a collision involving a Kia Sportage and a Kawasaki ZX 750. It happened on Skipton Road at the junction with Albion Street.

Man jailed following Pleasure Beach robbery

Man jailed following Pleasure Beach robbery

July 02, 2019

Thomas Walker, 28, of no fixed address, Manchester, was handed the prison term and an extended two year licence at Preston Crown Court on Monday 1 July.


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