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Concern growing for missing teenager

Concern growing for missing teenager

January 02, 2021

James, 19, left his home address in Carnforth at about 10pm on December 31st

Appeal following collision in St Annes

Appeal following collision in St Annes

January 05, 2021

The incident occurred at around 7.50pm on Sunday (December 3rd) on St David's Road South, when a red Volkswagen Polo collided with a Ford Transit van.

Covid 19 - a message from the Deputy Chief Constable

Covid 19 - a message from the Deputy Chief Constable

January 11, 2021

Lancashire Constabulary’s Deputy Chief Constable has today reminded people that the lockdown rules are in place to save lives and stop the NHS being overwhelmed.

Takeaway takings stolen during aggravated burglary in Blackburn

Takeaway takings stolen during aggravated burglary in Blackburn

January 12, 2021

The incident occurred shortly after 9pm, when a group of four people broke into an address in the Whinny Heights area. They demanded cash and one of the offenders threatened the four occupants with a screwdriver.

Thankfully nobody was injured during the incident but the offenders made off with a quantity of cash - the takings from the victims’ takeaway business – as well as a mobile phone.

Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager in Preston have made a further arrest

Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager in Preston have made a further arrest

January 12, 2021

Enquiries into the death of 16-year-old Sarmad Al-Saidi are continuing

CCTV appeal after post office armed robbery

CCTV appeal after post office armed robbery

January 13, 2021

Do you know this man? We wish to speak to him in relation to an armed robbery at a post office in Ashton-on-Ribble.

Pair jailed after death of Fleetwood man

Pair jailed after death of Fleetwood man

January 13, 2021

Two people have today (Wednesday, January 13) been jailed for their involvement in the murder of a Fleetwood man.

David Carney and Tracey Fielding were sentenced after the death of Raymond Cullen in October 2019.

Investigation into drugs death

Investigation into drugs death

January 15, 2021

Officers have today warned other drug users to be aware in case there is a strong or bad batch of drugs in circulation.

Man admits to assault following death of his brother in Lancaster

Man admits to assault following death of his brother in Lancaster

January 18, 2021

A man has admitted to assault following the death of his brother in Lancaster in September. Kieran Cuffe will be sentenced for the assault on Seamus Cuffe next month.

Man jailed for grooming children online

Man jailed for grooming children online

January 19, 2021

Kieron Rushton, 49, groomed children online and ordered them to perform indecent acts on live webchats.

Witness appeal following serious collision in Burnley

Witness appeal following serious collision in Burnley

January 19, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision in Burnley this morning (January 19). It happened in Colne Road at the junction with Casterton Avenue and involved a Honda Accord car.

Man charged with murder of children

Man charged with murder of children

January 19, 2021

29-year-old Jordan Monaghan has also been charged with the murder of his girlfriend.

New Lancashire police chief confirmed as he outlines vision for policing

New Lancashire police chief confirmed as he outlines vision for policing

January 20, 2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner's preferred candidate as the next chief constable of Lancashire Constabulary, has been backed by the county's Police and Crime Panel.

Chris Rowley will replace current Chief Constable Andy Rhodes in the spring.

Man due to appear at court

Man due to appear at court

January 21, 2021

A man is due to appear at court today (Thursday, January 21) for an offence of perverting the course of justice.

Warning: Telephone fraudsters target Lancashire's elderly residents

Warning: Telephone fraudsters target Lancashire's elderly residents

January 21, 2021

Officers investigating a series of courier frauds in the county have released a recording of an offender on the telephone to an elderly victim from Preston to highlight the tactics used by fraudsters.

Detectives issue appeal after cyclist attacked and robbed in Rishton

Detectives issue appeal after cyclist attacked and robbed in Rishton

January 21, 2021

Detectives are appealing for information and dashcam footage after a cyclist was assaulted and robbed in Rishton. The victim, a man in his 30s, was cycling along the canal towpath near High Street at around 9.30pm on January 11 when he was approached by four males.

Three men jailed after the murder of Robert Beattie while the search continues for two further suspects

Three men jailed after the murder of Robert Beattie while the search continues for two further suspects

January 22, 2021

Three members of a gang who doused a man in petrol and set him ablaze have been jailed for a total of almost 60 years for his murder. And today the officers investigating the murder of Robert Beattie have pledged to continue the search for two men that are still wanted in connection with the incident.

Intensive approach to tackling drugs being trialled in Blackpool

Intensive approach to tackling drugs being trialled in Blackpool

January 25, 2021

Standing for Addiction, Diversion, Disruption, Enforcement and Recovery, Project ADDER sees the police, council and health services working in partnership to address the root causes of drugs misuse and break down supply chains.

Update after elderly men targeted in Leyland and Chorley

Update after elderly men targeted in Leyland and Chorley

January 25, 2021

We want to update you on how the elderly man who has hit over the head in Leyland is and what has happened to the four people who were arrested.

Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Chorley

Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Chorley

January 26, 2021

Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault at an address in the Harpers Lane area of Chorley in the early hours of January 25. No arrest has been made at this stage but reassurance patrols have been increased.


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