News - July

Serious collision in Burnley

Serious collision in Burnley

July 04, 2021

The road was closed for four hours

Appeal after man and woman seriously injured

Appeal after man and woman seriously injured

July 05, 2021

A man in his 50s was arrested at an address on Heights Road in Nelson a short time later. He remains in custody

Woman dies after Nelson disturbance

Woman dies after Nelson disturbance

July 05, 2021

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the death of a woman attacked in Nelson.

Operation Hunter: Targeting Lancashire’s most wanted offenders

Operation Hunter: Targeting Lancashire’s most wanted offenders

July 06, 2021

Lancashire Police are targeting some of the county’s most wanted offenders as part of an operation dedicated to finding those trying to evade capture.

Family pay tribute to woman who died after attack in Nelson

Family pay tribute to woman who died after attack in Nelson

July 06, 2021

A 58 year old man remains in custody

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

July 07, 2021

He is due to appear before magistrates in Blackburn tomorrow (Thursday, July 8th)

Appeal after man dies following collision

Appeal after man dies following collision

July 09, 2021

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 0803 of July 8th.

Appeal after man shot in Preston

Appeal after man shot in Preston

July 12, 2021

Thankfully his injuries aren't life threatening. A man has been arrested

Dawn arrests following shooting and murder

Dawn arrests following shooting and murder

July 13, 2021

Officers swooped on the addresses in a series of co-ordinated and simultaneous strikes earlier today.

Appeal after Blackpool stabbing

Appeal after Blackpool stabbing

July 13, 2021

The victim’s injuries are thankfully not life threatening

Ban on knives, firearms and offensive weapons comes into force today

Ban on knives, firearms and offensive weapons comes into force today

July 14, 2021

Changes to legislation mean that from 14th July all weapons banned in public by the Criminal Justice Act 1988, including zombie knives, shuriken or death stars and knuckledusters, will now also be banned in private.

Seven charged after Burnley shooting

Seven charged after Burnley shooting

July 15, 2021

All those charged were due to appear before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court today

Appeal after Blackburn collision

Appeal after Blackburn collision

July 15, 2021

No other vehicles are thought to have been involved.

UPDATE: Wanted Blackpool man arrested after he failed to appear at court

UPDATE: Wanted Blackpool man arrested after he failed to appear at court

July 16, 2021

Jordan McManus, 23, of Caunce Street has been arrested as part of Operation Hunter which targets some of the county’s most wanted offenders.

Lifting of restrictions Q&A

Lifting of restrictions Q&A

July 19, 2021

We have answered some questions you may have with the lifting of lockdown restrictions today.

Appeal after arson attack at house in Skelmersdale

Appeal after arson attack at house in Skelmersdale

July 19, 2021

At around 1am on July 10, we were called following reports a petrol bomb had been thrown through the window of an address in Crossfield Road. Thankfully none of the occupants were injured, although there was some smoke damage caused to the property.

Officers armed with new roadside check technology

Officers armed with new roadside check technology

July 21, 2021

The technology can be used by officers when stopping drivers who are suspected of committing offences under the Road Traffic Act and will remove any doubt that a driver is who they say they are. Photographs at the Roadside ([email protected]) has been developed by the DVLA and the Home Office and piloted including Lancashire, ahead of its country-wide roll out over the summer.

Operation Hunter: Result for South Lancashire's most wanted

Operation Hunter: Result for South Lancashire's most wanted

July 21, 2021

Four of the most wanted individuals in South Lancashire have now been arrested as part of Operation Hunter, including long term wanted man Adam Bhamji from Farrington Moss who has been returned to prison to serve the remainder of his sentence.

Man jailed after home intrusion and exposure

Man jailed after home intrusion and exposure

July 22, 2021

He was arrested following a police appeal

Man dies after drowning in the sea at St Anne's

Man dies after drowning in the sea at St Anne's

July 23, 2021

Emergency services were called at around 7.20pm today after reports that a person had got into difficulty in the sea close to the pier at St Anne's.

Man charged after pedestrians hit by car on Blackpool promenade

Man charged after pedestrians hit by car on Blackpool promenade

July 25, 2021

Adam Clarke, 30 of Arnfield Road, Stockport has been charged with attempted murder, common assault, and dangerous driving. He is due to appear at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court in the morning.

Operation Hunter: Result for West Lancashire's most wanted

Operation Hunter: Result for West Lancashire's most wanted

August 03, 2021

Wanted man Dailen Royle has been arrested this morning in connection with an assault and kidnap in Fleetwood. That's three down, two to go, of the most wanted faces in West Lancashire.

Gang Jailed After Stealing Luxury Cars In Organised Crime Spree

Gang Jailed After Stealing Luxury Cars In Organised Crime Spree

August 04, 2021

Three men have been jailed for a total of 25 years for their roles in plotting burglaries across the North West including multiple addresses throughout Lancashire stealing cars, cash and jewellery worth a total of more than half a million pounds.


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