News - November

Pair sentenced after homeless man attack

Pair sentenced after homeless man attack

November 01, 2019

Harry Sharman, 22, of Peter Street, Blackpool and Connor Pendergast, 19, of Stanhope Road, Blackpool, appeared at Preston Crown Court today (November 1st), having previously pleaded guilty to assault occasioning ABH.

Witness appeal after M65 collision

Witness appeal after M65 collision

November 01, 2019

We are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a collision on the M65 today (Friday, November 1).

Concern for missing man

Concern for missing man

November 02, 2019

He was last seen mid afternoon on October 31st in Church Street, Lancaster

Concern for missing teenager

Concern for missing teenager

November 02, 2019

Millie Maguire, 15, was last seen at about 7.45pm yesterday (November 1st) on Whitegate Drive in Blackpool.

Concern for missing man

Concern for missing man

November 02, 2019

He was last seen leaving the Wetherspoons pub in Morecambe

Man missing from home

Man missing from home

November 03, 2019

David Snailham was last seen at his home address on The Heys, Coppull at 9.30pm on November 1st

Investigation underway following fatal collision

Investigation underway following fatal collision

November 03, 2019

Police were called at just after 5pm yesterday

Wanted man arrested

Wanted man arrested

November 03, 2019

Officers appealed for the public’s help to trace Karl Sharples, 31, in connection with the attack which has left a man in a serious condition in hospital.

Body found in search for missing man

Body found in search for missing man

November 03, 2019

While formal identification has yet to be carried out the body is sadly believed to be that of Mr Snailham.

UPDATE: Concern growing for missing man

UPDATE: Concern growing for missing man

November 04, 2019

Further to our earlier appeal, Matthew Hearn was found safe and well in the Blackpool area yesterday (Sunday, November 3).

Thanks to everyone who shared our request for information.

Lancashire Constabulary team shortlisted for The World Class Policing Award 2019

Lancashire Constabulary team shortlisted for The World Class Policing Award 2019

November 04, 2019

A Lancashire Constabulary team dedicated to protecting vulnerable people has been shortlisted for a prestigious international policing award.

Detectives investigating Blackpool murder appeal for help

Detectives investigating Blackpool murder appeal for help

November 04, 2019

Detectives want anyone who may have witnessed the assault and who has not yet spoken to police to come forward

Teen sentenced for attempted rape at care home

Teen sentenced for attempted rape at care home

November 04, 2019

We were called shortly before 5am on Sunday, August 4th to reports an unknown male had been found in a room of New Thursby Nursing Home on Clifton Drive with a resident.

Missing Nelson man found

Missing Nelson man found

November 05, 2019

Missing Sean Lewis, 39, from Nelson has been found safe and well in the town.

Appeal following fatal M6 collision

Appeal following fatal M6 collision

November 06, 2019

We were called shortly after 8.35pm last night (Tuesday, November 5th) to reports of a collision on the motorway between junctions 33 and 32, close to Garstang.

A Mercedes had been travelling on the southbound side of the motorway when it left the carriageway and collided with a bridge.

UPDATE: Have you seen missing Donna Gadd, 51, from Higham?

UPDATE: Have you seen missing Donna Gadd, 51, from Higham?

November 06, 2019

A woman missing from home in Higham has been located.

Officers injured in police van attack

Officers injured in police van attack

November 06, 2019

We are appealing for information after a shocking Bonfire Night attack on a police van left two officers injured in Preston.

Around 10.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, November 5) a brick was thrown through the driver window of a police van in Grizedale Crescent.

Homes evacuated in Rossendale

Homes evacuated in Rossendale

November 06, 2019

The Explosives Ordnance Department are attending.

Six charged as part of investigation into human trafficking and cannabis production

Six charged as part of investigation into human trafficking and cannabis production

November 06, 2019

A warrant was executed at an address on Rutland Street in Nelson on October 29th where police uncovered a large cannabis farm.

Body found in search for missing man

Body found in search for missing man

November 06, 2019

Following extensive searches police have today (Wednesday, November 6) recovered a body from a reservoir close to Punstock Road.

While formal identification has yet to be carried out the body is believed to be that of Mr Noone

Cordon lifted in Ramsbottom

Cordon lifted in Ramsbottom

November 06, 2019

Three people have been arrested

Drug gang interpreter jailed

Drug gang interpreter jailed

November 07, 2019

Tran, 49, appeared at Burnley Crown Court on Wednesday (November 6th) and was jailed for 12 months.

Appeal to trace car after robbery

Appeal to trace car after robbery

November 07, 2019

The offenders threatened and tied up the two female members of staff before stealing cash and cigarettes and making off.

CCTV appeal following aggravated burglary in Kirkham

CCTV appeal following aggravated burglary in Kirkham

November 08, 2019

We have released an image of two men we would like to speak to following an aggravated burglary on Freckleton Street on 28th October.

UPDATE: distraction burglary in Nelson

UPDATE: distraction burglary in Nelson

November 08, 2019

Thank you to everyone who shared our CCTV appeal following a distraction burglary on Camden Street on 31 October.

Appeal after aggravated burglary

Appeal after aggravated burglary

November 08, 2019

The incident happened at about 5pm yesterday

Appeal after Bacup aggravated burglary

Appeal after Bacup aggravated burglary

November 08, 2019

We are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Bacup.

Around 7pm yesterday (Thursday, November 7) three men entered a property in Haworth Drive.

Witnesses sought following fatal collision in Barnoldswick

Witnesses sought following fatal collision in Barnoldswick

November 11, 2019

We were called at around 7pm yesterday (Sunday, November 10th) to Skipton Road near to the junction with Ben Lane, to reports of a serious collision between a white Volkswagen Golf and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a 63-year-old local man, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital by air ambulance, but sadly died a short time later.

Girl, 2, injured after falling from BMW

Girl, 2, injured after falling from BMW

November 11, 2019

We are appealing for witnesses after a child fell from a car in Accrington.

Witnesses sought after Reedley collision

Witnesses sought after Reedley collision

November 11, 2019

We were called at around 2.40am to Colne Road, to reports an Audi A3 had been driving in the direction of Brierfield when it collided with a single decker coach and a second Audi A3, both of which were parked up and unattended at the time.

Concern for missing man

Concern for missing man

November 11, 2019

He is missing from the Park Road area of Blackpool

Teenager dies following collision

Teenager dies following collision

November 13, 2019

He can now be named as Fayyaz Ahmed, from Brierfield

Appeal following Laneshawbridge collision

Appeal following Laneshawbridge collision

November 14, 2019

At around 11:20pm on Saturday (9th November), a Vauxhall Corsa travelling along Keighley Road in the direction of Colne, has hit a wall and then rolled into a field.

Appeal after fatal collision

Appeal after fatal collision

November 14, 2019

The incident happened on a car park at the Deepdale Retail Park in Preston.

Concern for missing Blackpool man

Concern for missing Blackpool man

November 14, 2019

Jason is missing from the Park Road area of Blackpool

UPDATE: Appeal to find missing Preston man, last seen in Blackpool

UPDATE: Appeal to find missing Preston man, last seen in Blackpool

November 15, 2019

Further to our earlier appeal, missing man Patrick Gallagher has been found.

He was located in the Blackpool area earlier today (Friday, November 15).

Family tribute to Fleetwood man

Family tribute to Fleetwood man

November 15, 2019

The family of Fleetwood man Raymond Cullen have today (Friday, November 15) paid tribute to him.

CCTV appeal to trace driver after Blackpool robbery

CCTV appeal to trace driver after Blackpool robbery

November 15, 2019

Detectives are appealing for information to help identify the driver of this Renault Clio car following a serious street robbery in Blackpool.

Police were called around 5.50pm on October 25 to reports an 18-year-old man had been attacked at the junction of Levens Grove and Grasmere Road.

Woman dies following Preston collision

Woman dies following Preston collision

November 16, 2019

A 32 year old woman was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries but she sadly passed away today (18th November).

Investigation following assault in Bamber Bridge

Investigation following assault in Bamber Bridge

November 16, 2019

We were called shortly before 1:30pm today (16 November) to reports a man had been approached by a number of males and attacked with a weapon on Cottage Lane.

APPEAL: Fail to stop collision in Longton

APPEAL: Fail to stop collision in Longton

November 17, 2019

A cyclist is in hospital following a fail to stop collision in Longton. It happened at 22:39 hours last night (Saturday 16th November) as the 18 year old was cycling along Gill Lane, in the direction of Leyland.

Family appeal to find missing coat

Family appeal to find missing coat

November 18, 2019

We are appealing for information to help reunite the family of a woman who sadly died after going missing with her coat.

Christine Clarke, 51, from Chorley, was last seen around 5.30am on Saturday (November 9) on the A6 near to Frederick’s Ice Cream.

Ten people charged in connection with criminal conspiracy investigation

Ten people charged in connection with criminal conspiracy investigation

November 18, 2019

Officers executed warrants on Tuesday and Friday of last week in Accrington, Great Harwood, Skelmersdale, Chorley and Blackpool as part of Operation Sark.

Man attacked in Rishton aggravated burglary

Man attacked in Rishton aggravated burglary

November 18, 2019

We are appealing for information to help trace a dog walker after a homeowner was attacked during an aggravated burglary in Rishton.

Appeal after Lancaster street assault

Appeal after Lancaster street assault

November 18, 2019

It happened at around 03:00 hours on Thursday 14th November on Penny Street. Three men, aged 21 and 22, were walking when they were approached by two unknown males.

Pair injured after car ends up on its roof

Pair injured after car ends up on its roof

December 11, 2019

A man was seriously injured after a collision in Bacup in the early hours of this morning (Sunday, November 11th).


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