News - September

WANTED: Patrick Ronan, 24, from West Midlands

WANTED: Patrick Ronan, 24, from West Midlands

September 01, 2021

He is wanted in connection with two incidents which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, September 1st in Blackpool.

Accrington murder - latest update

Accrington murder - latest update

September 01, 2021

Mr Howard’s family are aware of the development and are being supported by officers.

Man charged with child abduction

Man charged with child abduction

September 02, 2021

We would like to again thank everybody who shared our appeal and played a key role in helping with our investigation.

Man charged with murder of pensioner

Man charged with murder of pensioner

September 02, 2021

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service John Swannack, 58, of St Leger Court, Accrington, was charged last night with murder

UPDATE: Woman sadly dies following M65 collision

UPDATE: Woman sadly dies following M65 collision

September 03, 2021

We were called at around 12.05pm on Thursday (September 2nd) to a report of a collision involving a Nissan Note and a Fiat 500. The driver of the Nissan was taken to hospital with serious injuries but sadly died on Saturday evening.

Fans sentenced for disorder

Fans sentenced for disorder

September 03, 2021

PC Dan Fish, of Lancashire Police, said: “The actions of these men were violent, aggressive and extremely reckless.

APPEAL: Motorcyclist dies following collision in Slaidburn

APPEAL: Motorcyclist dies following collision in Slaidburn

September 04, 2021

The incident occurred at around 12.30pm yesterday (Friday, September 4th) on Catlow Road, when two men on motorbikes – a Honda CBF 1000-7 and a Yamaha YSF R1 – were travelling together. A collision occurred involving the man on the Honda bike and an agricultural tractor.

CCTV image released after man robbed at Preston hotel

CCTV image released after man robbed at Preston hotel

September 06, 2021

Do you recognise the person in this image? We want to speak to him after a man was attacked during a robbery in a Preston hotel room in June.

Appeal for help locating motorist who helped stop machete attack on man in Preston

Appeal for help locating motorist who helped stop machete attack on man in Preston

September 07, 2021

The incident occurred at around 4.30pm on July 15th on Holme Slack Lane when the victim – a man aged in his 30s - was approached by a group of four or five men. They assaulted him, including with a machete, and left him with a slash wound to his head which required hospital treatment.

Appeal after sexual assault

Appeal after sexual assault

September 08, 2021

The incident happened at about 5.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, September 7th)

CCTV appeal after man attacked outside Blackpool nightclub

CCTV appeal after man attacked outside Blackpool nightclub

September 08, 2021

It happened at around 4:20am on Saturday 24th July outside Flamingos on Queen Street.

Arrest made in sexual assault investigation

Arrest made in sexual assault investigation

September 08, 2021

Following a number of enquiries throughout the day detectives have this evening arrested a boy on suspicion of sex offences. He is currently in custody.

Witness appeal after man in his 90s hit by a car in Blackpool

Witness appeal after man in his 90s hit by a car in Blackpool

September 09, 2021

We are appealing for information following a fail-to-stop collision in Blackpool which injured a pedestrian in his 90s. The incident occurred at around 7.10pm yesterday September 8th on Warbreck Drive, Blackpool, close to the junction with Red Bank Road.

Family pay tribute to grandfather who died following assault

Family pay tribute to grandfather who died following assault

September 12, 2021

The family of Frank Fishwick, 86 who died following an assault outside his home in Preston, have paid tribute to an "adored father and grandfather."

Appeal after Haslingden cash in transit robbery

Appeal after Haslingden cash in transit robbery

September 13, 2021

We are appealing for information and witnesses following a cash in transit robbery in Haslingden today (Monday, September 13).

Police were called around 8.05am following a report of a robbery at Haslingden News in Manchester Road.

UPDATE:  Man charged following report of sexual assault in Lancaster

UPDATE: Man charged following report of sexual assault in Lancaster

September 14, 2021

He has been remanded to appear before magistrates in Preston this morning.

UPDATE: Preston teenager arrested on suspicion of murder after death of elderly man

UPDATE: Preston teenager arrested on suspicion of murder after death of elderly man

September 14, 2021

A teenager has been charged in relation to the death of an elderly man in Preston.

We were called at around 3pm on Friday (September 10th) to The Paddock, Fulwood, to reports of an assault.

Witness appeal after fatal collision in Grimsargh

Witness appeal after fatal collision in Grimsargh

September 14, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist sadly died following a collision in Grimsargh.

Police were called around 9.10pm yesterday (Monday, September 13) to a report of an accident in Preston Road.

Evo-Fit appeal after Blackpool sex assault

Evo-Fit appeal after Blackpool sex assault

September 14, 2021

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Blackpool have released an Evo-fit image of a man they want to identify as part of their investigation.

Police were called around 1am on Sunday, June 27, after a woman in her 20s reported being assaulted by a man close to the Queens Promenade area.

Appeal following serious collision in Darwen

Appeal following serious collision in Darwen

September 15, 2021

Officers were called to the A666 Blackburn Road at 1.16am following reports a Toyota Corolla travelling northbound had come off the carriageway on the approach to Stones Bank Road. The driver, a man in his 20s from Brierfield, suffered serious injuries to his head, chest and hip. He is currently in hospital, although his condition is not described as life-threatening.

APPEAL: Woman left with potentially life-changing injuries following a collision in Lancaster

APPEAL: Woman left with potentially life-changing injuries following a collision in Lancaster

September 16, 2021

Officers were called to Northgate at 9.55pm on September 9 following a collision involving a Mercedes C220 and a Vauxhall Astra, which happened close to the Bay Gateway. The passenger of the Mercedes, a woman in her 20s from Morecambe, suffered multiple serious injuries. She remains in hospital at this time.

Morecambe man jailed for child sex offences

Morecambe man jailed for child sex offences

September 16, 2021

A man from Morecambe has been jailed for nine years for child sex offences. Lee McNae, 36, groomed his vulnerable teenage victim and subjected her to sexual abuse on numerous occasions during 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Man jailed after taxi driver is assaulted and robbed in Rossendale

Man jailed after taxi driver is assaulted and robbed in Rossendale

September 17, 2021

At around 11.30pm on March 2018, the victim – a man in his 40s – arrived to collect a fare in Lloyd Street. After parking up, he was attacked by four people, including 23-year-old defendant Nathan Scott, who kicked and punched him to the face and body. One of the offenders then brandished a large knife.

New regional forensic science service to be launched

New regional forensic science service to be launched

September 17, 2021

Lancashire Constabulary and the Police and Crime Commissioner have signed a collaboration agreement with four other North West Police forces to provide a new regional forensic science service to help in the fight against crime.


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