News - June

Man charged in assault investigation

Man charged in assault investigation

June 01, 2021

A man has been charged by police investigating a serious assault in Blackpool.

Around 9.30pm on Friday (May 28) police were called to a report a woman was being attacked in Lytham Road.

Witness appeal after four arrested following disorder in Blackburn

Witness appeal after four arrested following disorder in Blackburn

June 01, 2021

Four people have been arrested in connection with the incidents and there is not thought to be any wider threat to the public.

Appeal after fatal collision in Colne

Appeal after fatal collision in Colne

June 02, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Colne.

We were called at around 1.05pm yesterday (Tuesday, June 1) to reports of a collision on Regent Street between a van and a pedestrian.

Witness appeal after firearms discharge

Witness appeal after firearms discharge

June 02, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses and CCTV footage after a man was threatened with a knife and a firearm discharged in Preston.

Police were called around 11.30pm on Wednesday, May 19, to a report of a firearms discharge on Goldfinch Street.

Appeal following serious collision in Bacup

Appeal following serious collision in Bacup

June 02, 2021

The incident occurred at around 5.45am today (Wednesday, June 2nd) at the junction of Newchurch Road and New Line, when a Ford Ranger pick-up vehicle and a bike collided.

Man who stabbed woman multiple times in Blackburn house given a sentence totalling 19 years

Man who stabbed woman multiple times in Blackburn house given a sentence totalling 19 years

June 07, 2021

Levi Davidson was given a 16-year custodial sentence, with a three-year extended licence period.

Appeal as man left with serious head injuries after coming off a quad bike in Kirkham

Appeal as man left with serious head injuries after coming off a quad bike in Kirkham

June 08, 2021

We were called to Treales Road at 5.14pm on May 25 following reports of a single-vehicle road traffic collision involving a Can-Am Outlander. The rider, a man in his 30s, was found laying injured on the road by a passing cyclist and was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Man jailed for trafficking

Man jailed for trafficking

June 08, 2021

Florica Calin arranged and paid for the woman to come to the country on a promise of work in a factory

UPDATE: Witness appeal after fatal collision in Whalley

UPDATE: Witness appeal after fatal collision in Whalley

June 09, 2021

The family of a man who sadly died in a collision in Whalley have paid tribute to him.

Police were called around 2pm on Sunday (June 6) to a report of an accident on the A59.

Appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist left seriously injured in Blackpool collision

Appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist left seriously injured in Blackpool collision

June 09, 2021

The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man, suffered a number of broken bones and was taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

UPDATE: Officers release images of man they want to speak to following road rage incident in Preston

UPDATE: Officers release images of man they want to speak to following road rage incident in Preston

June 10, 2021

Thank you to everybody who shared and supported our appeal.

Witness and dashcam appeal after serious road traffic collision in Blackpool

Witness and dashcam appeal after serious road traffic collision in Blackpool

June 10, 2021

We were called to Whitegate Drive at 10.10am on June 10 following reports of a collision between a Renault Captur and a Honda CBF 125CC motorcycle, close to the health centre.

 Euro 2020: Let’s summer safely

Euro 2020: Let’s summer safely

June 11, 2021

As the UEFA European Football Championships start today Friday (11th June) Lancashire Constabulary are reminding supporters to celebrate safely and responsibly.

Family tribute to Nelson cyclist

Family tribute to Nelson cyclist

June 12, 2021

The family of Mohammed Ali Minhas, 18, from Nelson who sadly died following a bicycle accident have paid tribute to "a precious brother, son and friend."

Man who lied after racking up nearly 30 speeding offences in Blackpool banned from driving

Man who lied after racking up nearly 30 speeding offences in Blackpool banned from driving

June 14, 2021

Ionut Iosup, 19, committed the speeding offences between July 2020 and September 2020 but fraudulently filled in documentation relating to the identity of the driver, claiming he had sold the offending vehicle months earlier.

Appeal after Billington disturbance

Appeal after Billington disturbance

June 14, 2021

We are appealing for information after a disturbance in Billington.

Police were contacted following reports that a number of Asian men and several vehicles were involved in disorder on Whalley Road.

WANTED: Have you seen Kingsley Cairns, 22, from Preston?

WANTED: Have you seen Kingsley Cairns, 22, from Preston?

June 15, 2021

We need to trace him in connection with an incident on Cambridge Street, Preston in the early hours of Sunday (June 13th) where a woman’s car and living room window were smashed with a baseball bat.

UPDATE: CCTV appeal after Blackpool assault

UPDATE: CCTV appeal after Blackpool assault

June 16, 2021

Further to our earlier appeal, a man and woman we wanted to speak to in connection with an assault in Gorton Street, Blackpool, in January, have now been identified.

Five jailed as part of major investigation into cannabis production and human trafficking in East Lancashire

Five jailed as part of major investigation into cannabis production and human trafficking in East Lancashire

June 16, 2021

Appearing at Preston Crown Court yesterday (June 15) Dieu Van Le was jailed for six years and eight months, Thuong Ha was jailed for three years and nine months, Dat Trong Le was jailed for two years and 10 months, Dang Bui was jailed for two years and five months and Ha Van Lee was jailed for two years and four months.

WANTED - Have you seen Jordan Bailey

WANTED - Have you seen Jordan Bailey

June 16, 2021

We want to speak to him after a stabbing in Preston

Major cannabis farm found in Blackpool

Major cannabis farm found in Blackpool

June 16, 2021

A major cannabis farm with a street value of more than £1m has been uncovered by police in Blackpool.

Around 1pm on Friday (June 11) officers, with assistance from Lancashire Fire and Rescue, entered the former Central Club in Kent Road, after concerns about possible structural issues.

Sentence increased after Court of Appeal hearing

Sentence increased after Court of Appeal hearing

June 16, 2021

A mother jailed for the manslaughter of her baby daughter has had her sentence increased.

Caitlin Jones, 21, had her sentence increased at the Court of Appeal.


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