News - October

Assault investigation underway in Preston

Assault investigation underway in Preston

October 03, 2019

We have been made aware that a video of the incident is in circulation on social media. We would encourage people not to share this video out of respect and consideration for the victim.

UPDATE: Appeal after incidents in Blackpool park

UPDATE: Appeal after incidents in Blackpool park

October 04, 2019

Detectives have arrested a man in connection with an indecent exposure offence in Blackpool.

FOUND: Missing Blackburn teen

FOUND: Missing Blackburn teen

October 04, 2019

The 19 year old man missing from home in Blackburn has been found safe and well this morning (4 October).

Appeal after motorbike rider injured in Freckleton

Appeal after motorbike rider injured in Freckleton

October 04, 2019

We were called at 11:45 hours on Thursday (3 October) to reports of the collision on Preston New Road. It involved a Vauxhall Insignia and a Honda CBR 600F motorbike.

Man dies after coming off motorbike in Carnforth

Man dies after coming off motorbike in Carnforth

October 07, 2019

Our thoughts are with the man's family and friends at this distressing time.

Appeal after Lancaster robbery

Appeal after Lancaster robbery

October 07, 2019

We are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Lancaster which left a man seriously injured.

Have you seen Ryan Murrayland?

Have you seen Ryan Murrayland?

October 07, 2019

The 30 year old from Manchester is wanted for breaching his sex offender notification requirements and on recall to prison for breaching his bail conditions.

Man wanted after prison escape

Man wanted after prison escape

October 08, 2019

Kerrigan, 22, from Colwyn Bay, climbed the perimeter fence at HMP Kirkham around 7.30pm on Saturday (October 5).

Family tribute to motorcycle rider

Family tribute to motorcycle rider

October 08, 2019

The family of a man who died after coming off his motorbike have paid tribute to him.

Body found in search for missing man

Body found in search for missing man

October 09, 2019

Police looking for a missing man have found a body.

Investigation following fatal fire in Morecambe

Investigation following fatal fire in Morecambe

October 09, 2019

Emergency services were called to a report of a fire at the Gordon Working Men’s Club on Springfield Street at about 3.50pm today (Wednesday, October 9th)

Two men were rescued from the building by firefighters but sadly died a short time later.

UPDATE: Huge cannabis farm found in Darwen

UPDATE: Huge cannabis farm found in Darwen

October 10, 2019

Three men have been charged after the discovery of what is believed to be one of the biggest ever cannabis farms found in Lancashire.

Man charged in connection with Preston rape investigation

Man charged in connection with Preston rape investigation

October 11, 2019

A man has been charged with the rape of an 18-year-old woman in Preston.

Four charged as part of county lines investigation

Four charged as part of county lines investigation

October 11, 2019

All four have been remanded in custody

FOUND: Urgent appeal to find Blackburn man

FOUND: Urgent appeal to find Blackburn man

October 12, 2019

A missing Blackburn man has been found.

Concern for missing Preston woman

Concern for missing Preston woman

October 12, 2019

Brenda was last seen in the Marl Hill Crescent area of Preston at around 2am on Friday 11th October.

Body found on beach at Blackpool

Body found on beach at Blackpool

October 12, 2019

Emergency services attended the scene and enquiries are ongoing to identify the man.

FOUND: Concern for missing teen

FOUND: Concern for missing teen

October 13, 2019

The 19 year old who was missing from home in Heysham has been found safe and well.

Investigation underway in Burnley

Investigation underway in Burnley

October 13, 2019

We were called at shortly after 9pm to reports shots had been fired at a property on Colne Road.

Lancashire Police cyber volunteers shortlisted for prestigious award

Lancashire Police cyber volunteers shortlisted for prestigious award

October 14, 2019

The force’s 20 Cyber Volunteers have been nominated for a Lord Ferrers Award, which honours those who provide an outstanding contribution to policing through volunteer work.

In the 18 months since the team was set up, the Cyber Volunteers have delivered online safety training to 17,000 people across Lancashire.

The awards ceremony will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) in London.

Detectives probe firearms discharge in Burnley

Detectives probe firearms discharge in Burnley

October 14, 2019

Police were called at shortly after 9pm yesterday (Sunday, October13th)

Appeal after collision in Blackburn

Appeal after collision in Blackburn

October 14, 2019

It happened around 3pm yesterday (13 October) when a Ford Fiesta being pursued by a police car, left the carriageway. It collided with the corner of a building on Bennington Street at the junction of Dickens Street.

Four people seriously injured in Cliviger collision

Four people seriously injured in Cliviger collision

October 14, 2019

It happened at shortly after 11:05pm last night (Sunday, October 13th) on Burnley Road at the junction with Crown Point when a Vauxhall Corsa has come off the road and travelled down a steep embankment.

Witness appeal after Blackpool robbery

Witness appeal after Blackpool robbery

October 15, 2019

It happened at 19:39hours on Saturday 12th October as the victim, a 14 year old boy, was cycling along Briarwood Drive.

Tribute paid to girl who died after falling from Haslingden bridge

Tribute paid to girl who died after falling from Haslingden bridge

October 15, 2019

The family of a girl who died after falling from a bridge over the A56 in Haslingden have paid tribute to her.

The girl has now been named as Rachel Collins, from Rawtenstall.

APPEAL: Three people shot in Skelmersdale

APPEAL: Three people shot in Skelmersdale

October 15, 2019

Police were called to an address on Belfield at about 1.30pm today (Tuesday, October 15th) following the report that shots had been fired. Officers attended and three men aged 46, 45 and 21 were treated for gunshot wounds.

UPDATE: Family appeal for information to find missing Brenda

UPDATE: Family appeal for information to find missing Brenda

October 16, 2019

The family of a missing Preston woman have launched an emotional appeal to help find her.

No place for hate in Lancashire

No place for hate in Lancashire

October 16, 2019

To mark Hate Crime Awareness Week (12th – 19th October 2019) Lancashire Constabulary has partnered with Lancashire County Council, colleges and universities across Lancashire to highlight the importance of understanding what hate crime is and the impact it can have.

UPDATE: Concern for missing Lancaster man

UPDATE: Concern for missing Lancaster man

October 17, 2019

Good news - the 50 year old man from Lancaster who was reported missing earlier this morning (Thursday, October 17) has been located safe and well.

Thank you to everyone that shared the post.

Boy seriously injured in Blackpool collision

Boy seriously injured in Blackpool collision

October 17, 2019

We are appealing for information after a child was seriously injured in a collision in Blackpool.

Body found in search for missing Brenda

Body found in search for missing Brenda

October 18, 2019

Our thoughts are with Brenda’s family and friends at this extremely sad and difficult time.

One year since missing Preston man was last seen

One year since missing Preston man was last seen

October 21, 2019

Steven Durand, 31, was reported as missing from the Hornby Avenue area of Preston on October 28 2018. Steven was last seen in Salford on 20 October last year. If you have seen or spoken to him since this time we need to hear from you.

UPDATE: Appeal after fatal collision

UPDATE: Appeal after fatal collision

October 22, 2019

A woman who died following a collision in Ormskirk has been named.

Barbara Berry (pictured) from Ormskirk, suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene in Park Road in Thursday.

Woman seriously injured in fail to stop collision

Woman seriously injured in fail to stop collision

October 24, 2019

We were called at 13:45 hours yesterday (23 October) to reports a cyclist had been involved in a collision with an articulated HGV. It happened on Longsight Road, close to the junction with Lovely Hall Lane in Salesbury.

Man wanted for absconding

Man wanted for absconding

October 25, 2019

He has links to Lancashire and Merseyside.

Appeal after robbery

Appeal after robbery

October 25, 2019

The offenders threatened and tied up the two female members of staff

Wanted prison absconder

Wanted prison absconder

October 29, 2019

Ben Fay, 28, from Rochdale, is wanted for absconding from HMP Kirkham on 27 October.

CCTV appeal following assault in Blackpool club

CCTV appeal following assault in Blackpool club

October 29, 2019

A man in his 30s was approached from behind and hit to the face with a bottle. He suffered a fractured jaw which required surgery and ongoing treatment.

Five charged with murder

Five charged with murder

October 30, 2019

All have been remanded to appear at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Thursday, October 31).

Man jailed for assault on police officer

Man jailed for assault on police officer

October 31, 2019

Paul Elliot, 46, will serve 14 years and six months and will then be released on licence for four years.

Appeal after fatal collision

Appeal after fatal collision

October 31, 2019

The motorcycle was travelling towards Blackburn when the collision happened close to the Grey Mare pub.

Three seriously injured in Fulwood collision

Three seriously injured in Fulwood collision

November 01, 2019

A man and two teenage boys are seriously injured following a collision in Fulwood last night.

Appeal following indecent exposure in Blackpool

Appeal following indecent exposure in Blackpool

November 01, 2019

A woman was walking her dog in Stanley Park on 29 October when she saw a man exposing himself.

Man wanted following serious assault

Man wanted following serious assault

November 01, 2019

Officers want to speak to Karl Sharples in connection with the attack


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