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Appeal following serious collision in Bispham

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Our officers were called to Bibby’s Road at the junction with Bispham Road at 11.49am yesterday (21st June) following reports a Ford Transit van had collided with a pedestrian and the pedestrian had become trapped.

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UPDATE: Appeal after grenade-type devices found in Fulwood

Friday, June 21, 2024

Our dedicated inquiry team are continuing to investigate the incident and are now asking the public to check any dashcam, CCTV and mobile phone footage to see if they captured anything in the conservation area around Watling Street Road between midnight and 12.30am on Tuesday (18th June).

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Statement regarding disappearance of Jay Slater

Friday, June 21, 2024

Whilst this case falls outside the jurisdiction of UK policing, we have made an offer of support to the Guardia Civil to see if they need any additional resources. They have confirmed that at this time they are satisfied that they have the resources they need, but that offer remains open and they will contact us should that position change.

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Padiham paedophile jailed for 14 and a half years

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Antonino Seminara, 65, committed his offending in Padiham and Blackburn between 2010 and 2019.

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Tribute paid to loving dad who was killed in M58 collision

Thursday, June 20, 2024

"Our family and Danny’s friends will always remember him as a generous, hardworking family man with a mischievous sense of humour."

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East Lancs schools on their way to ‘Big Futures’ in Mini Police scheme

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Nine primary schools in East Lancashire have recently been involved in a Mini Police scheme.

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Investigation into the finding of two grenade-type devices in Preston

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

We have a dedicated investigation team making enquiries, and reassurance patrols will continue.

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Celebrating our Volunteers

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Earlier this month we held the first Citizens in Policing awards evening since 2017.

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Appeal following assault in Preston

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

We are appealing for witnesses, CCTV and dashcam footage following an assault in Preston yesterday.

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Two jailed following investigation into public order, domestic violence and weapons offences in pubs around Blackburn

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Callum Roberts, 22, of Green Lane, Morecambe, pleaded guilty to Possession of a Firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and affray.

Liam Donlin, 23, of Lynwood Avenue, Darwen, pleaded guilty to affray and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

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Appeal following aggravated burglary in Leyland

Monday, June 17, 2024

We are appealing for witnesses, CCTV or dashcam footage following an aggravated burglary in Leyland.

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Man charged with manslaughter following the death of Matthew Guthrie in Lytham

Monday, June 17, 2024

Our officers were called to Henry Street, Lytham, on 18th June 2023, to a report of an assault.

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Appeal following racially-aggravated assault in Lancaster

Sunday, June 16, 2024

We have now arrested a 16-year-old boy and 14-year-old boy on suspicion of assault.

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Appeal following fatal collision in Pendleton

Saturday, June 15, 2024

We were called to Whalley Road at 2.45pm yesterday (14th June) to reports a blue Toyota C-HR had collided with a pedestrian.

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Man who terrorised neighbours while dressed in Spiderman mask jailed

Friday, June 14, 2024

Liam Bain pleaded guilty to five counts of harassment and was jailed for 18 weeks when he appeared before a judge at Preston Crown Court on Monday. Bain was also issued with a restraining order, banning him from entering the streets where the offences took place or contacting his victims directly or indirectly for the next five years.

 

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Childminder jailed for killing baby Harlow Collinge

Thursday, June 13, 2024

“Our boy’s life has been taken away by a horrible, fake individual, who we trusted and who promised to care for him."

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Appeal after man left in critical condition following assault in Blackpool

Monday, June 10, 2024

We are appealing for information, witnesses and footage after a man was left in a critical condition in hospital, following an assault in Blackpool.

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Appeal after serious assault in Rawtenstall

Sunday, June 9, 2024

We’re appealing for information and witnesses after a serious assault in Rawtenstall.

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Appeal after serious collision in Longton

Friday, June 7, 2024

A woman in her 80s from Hutton, suffered head and leg injuries.

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Childminder admits killing baby Harlow Collinge in Hapton

Friday, June 7, 2024

Karen Foster was remanded back into custody to be sentenced next Thursday 

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Man jailed for causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed drug limit

Thursday, June 6, 2024

A man has been jailed for four years and three months for causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed drug limit, and causing death by driving whilst uninsured, following the death of Irslaan Nowkhaiz in September 2021.

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Two charged in Lenny Scott murder inquiry

Thursday, June 6, 2024

They will appear before magistrates tomorrow morning

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Further arrests in Lenny Scott murder investigation

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

The trio from Liverpool were arrested this morning and remain in custody.

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Underage test purchasing operations across Preston and South Ribble

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Preston’s Neighbourhood Policing team and Lancashire County Council Trading Standards have recently conducted a test purchasing operation.