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2024

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Man pleads guilty to murdering Alison Dodds in Blackpool

Friday, February 23, 2024

Alexander Hindley was remanded back into custody to be sentenced on 18th March.

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Man admits to killing Anthony Harley in Blackpool

Friday, February 23, 2024

Harry Fowle appeared in the dock at Preston Crown Court today and pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

He will be sentenced at the same court on 21st May.

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Fourth arrest as investigation into murder of Lenny Scott continues

Thursday, February 22, 2024

We launched a murder investigation after 33-year-old father-of-three Lenny was shot outside a gym on Peel Road in Skelmersdale on Thursday, 8th February.

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Man jailed for manslaughter after stabbing in Blackpool

Thursday, February 22, 2024

James Welsh stabbed Ryan Broxup in the right leg during a confrontation in the communal gardens of Thornham Court, Blackpool.

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Man who engaged in tragedy chanting given football banning order

Monday, February 19, 2024

As a group of Manchester United fans walked past 27-year-old Billy Rambadt, he shouted ‘Munich’ and raised his arms in an aeroplane gesture – a reference to the 1958 Munich Air Disaster.

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Warning to Lancashire residents after courier fraud scam

Friday, February 16, 2024

n the past week we've received two reports of attempted courier fraud in Blackburn, and want to let the public know what to do to avoid falling victim.

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Tribute paid to a 'true fighter until the end' following fatal collision in Burnley

Thursday, February 15, 2024

The family of a woman who died in a collision in Burnley have paid tribute to her. 

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Lenny Scott murder - new appeal (with CCTV)

Thursday, February 15, 2024

It's been a week since Lenny was shot and killed in Skelmersdale and our hunt for his murderer is continuing

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Men jailed for 18 years for drugs offences

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

A group of men who conspired to flood the streets of Blackburn and Darwen with heroin and crack cocaine have been jailed for a total of 18 years and three months.

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Family of Lenny Scott pay tribute as murder investigation continues

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

A 25-year-old man from Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday remains in custody.

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Appeal following fatal collision in Burnley

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

A 74-year-old man from Burnley was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

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Lancashire Police Museum Shortlisted for second Tourism Award

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Lancashire Police Museum is celebrating after making the finals for a prestigious local Tourism Award.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

Sunday, February 11, 2024

The man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody

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Twenty six arrested in drugs raids as Operation Warrior continues

Friday, February 9, 2024

As part of Operation Warrior, we executed warrants at properties in Blackpool, St Annes, Lytham, Fleetwood and Greater Manchester over the last seven days and seized cocaine, cannabis, cash, mobile phones and weapons.

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Long jail sentence for Morecambe man who boasted about sexually abusing a child

Friday, February 9, 2024

Brian Smith travelled from his home in Morecambe in November 2019 to the pre-arranged location in the North East only to find officers waiting to arrest him.

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Man charged with rape in Burnley

Friday, February 9, 2024

Our officers were called at around 3.45pm on 29th January to a report a girl had been approached by a man on Colne Road and led to Bank Parade and Church Street where she was raped.

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Man arrested on suspicion of rape following appeal

Thursday, February 8, 2024

A man has been arrested following the rape of a 17-year-old in Burnley

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Police presence on Peel Road, Skelmersdale following firearms discharge

Thursday, February 8, 2024

We were called at around 7:35pm yesterday evening ( Thursday, February 8 ) to reports of a firearms discharge on Peel Road, Skelmersdale.

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Continued appeal after 17-year-old raped in Burnley

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

You may remember over the weekend we asked for your help identifying a man we wanted to speak to in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old girl. We now have some new images we would like to share with you, as we continue to ask for your help identifying this man.

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Officers investigating the death of football fan Tony Johnson charge 10 people

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Mr Johnson, 55, from Blackpool, suffered a serious head injury after being assaulted outside the Manchester pub

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Appeal following fatal collision in Tarleton

Sunday, February 4, 2024

We are appealing for information, footage and witnesses following a fatal collision in Tarleton this morning. 

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Appeal for information after serious sexual assault in Burnley

Saturday, February 3, 2024

We are currently investigating a report of a serious sexual assault in Burnley and are asking for your help to identify this man.

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Man jailed for six years for drugs offences

Thursday, February 1, 2024

A MAN has been jailed for six years after our Roads Policing Unit stopped a car on the M6 and found almost three quarters of a million pounds worth of heroin.

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Pervert jailed for sexually abusing young girls

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

A pervert has been jailed for 15 years for sexually abusing young girls. Rodney Dinsmore (pictured),78, of Park Road, Blackpool sexually assaulted his three victims when they were just children and teenagers.