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UPDATE: Appeal for witnesses and footage after teenager dies following collision

Friday, April 12, 2024

UPDATE: Appeal for witnesses and footage after teenager died following collision

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Appeal after man dies following fall on a bus in Chorley

Friday, April 12, 2024

The 90-year-old man suffered head injuries after falling in a bus on Pall Mall at approximately 10.08am on Tuesday, 26th March.

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Man found guilty of murdering his father in Preston

Friday, April 12, 2024

Austin Duckworth will be sentenced at Preston Crown Court on 16th April.

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Over 400 illegal vapes seized in Fleetwood after test purchasing operation

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Over 400 illegal vapes have been seized in Fleetwood after a recent operation.

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Arrest after weapons found in rucksack

Thursday, April 11, 2024

A male is currently in custody for possession of an offensive weapon. 

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Man charged after cannabis farm found

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

A man has been charged after a cannabis farm was found in Blackpool.

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HGV driver charged

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

A HGV driver has been charged with drink driving offences. 

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Two off-road motorbikes seized following multi-agency operation at Rivington

Monday, April 8, 2024

Officers from Chorley and South Ribble’s neighbourhood policing team have joined forces with partners to tackle the use of off-road motorbikes at Rivington. 

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Lancashire Police celebrate new Special Constables

Monday, April 8, 2024

Lancashire Police’s Special Constables End of Course Ceremony took place on Sunday 24th March at Headquarters in Hutton.

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Man arrested after cannabis farm found in Morecambe

Friday, April 5, 2024

A man has been arrested after a cannabis farm was found in Morecambe.

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Arrest after police officer struck by stolen car in Blackburn hit-and-run

Friday, April 5, 2024

Having spotted the car parked in Fred Pickering Place, the officer went to the front of the vehicle to speak to the driver.

The car was then deliberately driven at the officer, causing him to go onto the bonnet and then onto the ground. The Volkswagen then collided with a Seat Leon.

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Plain-clothed shoplifting operation in Preston

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Police officers in Preston have been blending in with shoppers and store staff as they continue to tackle shoplifting in the city. 

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Third arrest following fatal collision in Brierfield

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Although we have now arrested three people, our investigation is very much ongoing.

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Man charged with murder following fatal stabbing in Colne

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Frank Wrona, 44, of New Market Street, Colne, has been remanded into custody to appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court in the morning.

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Family pay tribute as man struck by e-bike in Burnley sadly dies

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Bart was such a kind and loveable dad, brother and grandad who has been taken away from family and friends in such a tragic manner.

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Family's tribute to 'beautiful, kind and lovely boy' who died in Worsthorne fatal

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Hector will always be in our hearts and minds, we will always remember our: beautiful, kind and lovely boy.

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Appeal after Blackburn hit-and-run leaves pensioner seriously injured

Friday, March 29, 2024

We are appealing for anyone with information on the whereabouts of the driver to come forward.

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Seven charged with drugs offences across Chorley and South Ribble

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Seven people have been charged as part of an investigation into large scale drug supply in Chorley and South Ribble. 

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Man jailed for shoplifting offences

Thursday, March 28, 2024

A prolific shoplifter from Blackpool has been jailed for 18 weeks.

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Preston burglar given long prison sentence

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Dale Thomason burgled three houses and produced a knife after barging his way into a fourth house

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Man jailed after high value drugs stop

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Almost half a million pounds of cocaine was found in the car

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Little boy dies after road traffic collision in Preston

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Our officers attended and found that a Citroen Relay minibus had set off from a parked position and collided with the boy who was riding a pedal cycle.

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Trio jailed for transporting and dealing cocaine in Preston

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

The supply chain was halted in February this year when a BMW X5 car was stopped by officers on the M6 near Bamber Bridge.

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Man jailed for life for murder

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

He will serve a minimum of 16 years and eight months before he can apply for parole