News - August

Seven people found guilty of the murder of Aya Hachem

Seven people found guilty of the murder of Aya Hachem

August 03, 2021

Seven men have been found guilty of murdering 19 year old Aya Hachem in Blackburn, in May last year. One woman has also been found guilty of manslaughter.

Seven men jailed for more than 200 years for the murder of Aya Hachem

Seven men jailed for more than 200 years for the murder of Aya Hachem

August 05, 2021

A gunman, driver and business owner, who were part of a group who planned and executed a shooting which killed Aya Hachem, 19, from Blackburn are amongst seven people who have been jailed for more than 200 years today (Thursday, August 5th) for their involvement in her murder.

Operation Hunter: Officers execute more than 200 warrants in July

Operation Hunter: Officers execute more than 200 warrants in July

August 06, 2021

Over the past month we have executed 239 warrants on the streets of Lancashire. It’s all part of Operation Hunter, which launched at the beginning of July, targeting the county's most wanted individuals who try to evade capture.

‘Mia’s Story’ picture book launched to support children with a parent in prison

‘Mia’s Story’ picture book launched to support children with a parent in prison

August 09, 2021

Mia’s Story, a children’s picture book which aims to help youngsters to cope when a parent goes to prison, launches today with Lancashire Violence Reduction Network.

Family pay tribute to woman who sadly died following collision close to Lancaster

Family pay tribute to woman who sadly died following collision close to Lancaster

August 10, 2021

The family of Pauline Edwards from Heysham are also appealing for any witnesses to come forward after her death following a serious collision on the Bay Gate Way around 1pm on Wednesday, August 4.

Do you know these individuals who are wanted from East Lancashire?

Do you know these individuals who are wanted from East Lancashire?

August 11, 2021

Do you know these individuals who are wanted from East Lancashire as part of Operation Hunter targeting the county's most wanted individuals.

Witness appeal after couple sadly die in M6 crash

Witness appeal after couple sadly die in M6 crash

August 13, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a couple sadly died in a collision on the M6 motorway yesterday (August 12).

Man dies after Morecambe collision

Man dies after Morecambe collision

August 16, 2021

We are appealing for information after a man died following a collision in Morecambe.

Police were called around 2.10am yesterday (Sunday, August 15) to a report of an incident involving a car and a pedestrian in Westgate.

Arrests made after firearms discharge

Arrests made after firearms discharge

August 18, 2021

Police were called around 12.35am on Tuesday to a report a gunshot had been heard in Wansbeck Avenue.

Appeal after serious collision

Appeal after serious collision

August 18, 2021

The crash happened at 4.35am today

Man sentenced to 15 years for sexual assault on teenager

Man sentenced to 15 years for sexual assault on teenager

August 18, 2021

McCarren was arrested at his home a short time later after members of the community came forward and identified him following a media appeal

Appeal after indecent exposure

Appeal after indecent exposure

August 19, 2021

The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning. We are doing all we can to identify and arrest the offender

New partnership to support victims and survivors of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

New partnership to support victims and survivors of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

August 24, 2021

Lancashire Police and the Pan-Lancashire Anti-Slavery Partnership (PLASP) are working with the Medaille Trust on a new project which seeks to support victims of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

Two charged with trafficking

Two charged with trafficking

August 27, 2021

Lancashire Constabulary is committed to investigating human trafficking and modern slavery


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