Man charged with Wyre burglaries

Thursday, January 5, 2023

A 28-year-old has been charged with burglary offences in the Wyre area.

Officers were called to an address in Barton on 30 December 2022 after reports of a burglary.

Lewis Edwards, 28, of no fixed address has been charged with burglary offences and has since been bailed to appear at Preston Magistrates on 24 January 2023.

Lancashire Constabulary recently launched Op Defender, a force wide campaign funded by Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner to crackdown on residential burglary.

Op Defender aims to locate and arrest offenders, take positive action to reduce residential burglary through crime prevention advice, and to safeguard and support victims of crime, keeping them at the heart of investigations.

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