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Tough punishment promised as 'dirty dozen' remain on run from prison

Ministry of Justice bosses insist offenders who abscond from Kirkham Prison will face tough punishments but are yet to answer questions over prisoners who remain at large.

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UPDATE: Police arrest teen, 15, after man suffers ‘significant’ injuries in city centre stabbing

UPDATE: Police arrest teen, 15, after man suffers ‘significant’ injuries in city centre stabbing

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy from Preston after a man received a “stab type” wound outside a city centre fast food restaurant yesterday evening.

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Lancashire Police failing stress test

Around half of police officers in Lancashire have suffered health issues as a result of on the job stress

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Hoang Ho, aged 58, was arrested by British Transport Police

Man jailed for smuggling £34k of cannabis on train from Preston

A man who tried to smuggle £34,000 worth of drugs into Scotland on a Virgin train from Preston, has been jailed for 20 months.

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Police attended the scene of the accident

Preston man arrested after collision with van

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a collision with a white van, say police.
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A man has been sentenced to two years in prison for an unprovoked attack on a chef in Clitheroe.

Man jailed for two years after unprovoked attack on chef

A man who set upon a reveller as he walked home from a night out in Clitheroe has been jailed for two years.

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Police were called to the car park as part of an emergency response at around 6.30pm on 8 February

Youths throwing rocks from Preston car park roof 'narrowly miss' pedestrian

A gang of youths narrowly missed a pedestrian after they threw rocks from the roof of a Preston city centre car park, say police.
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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges in second trial

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been cleared of three sex charges.

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Ann Diggles car mounted the pavement on Sumner Street

Pensioner not guilty of death by dangerous driving

A pensioner has been found not guilty of causing the death of a Leyland mum by dangerous or careless driving.
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Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of goods were stolen from a popular supermarket in Garstang.

CCTV APPEAL: Theft from Booths in Garstang

Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of goods were stolen from a popular supermarket in Garstang.

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Steven Luscombe , who also goes by the name Orinoco, hasnt been seen since 9pm on Friday 3 February

MISSING: Man with links across the country

Police are appealing for help after a man, with links across the country, went missing from Exeter.
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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Police have warned cash machine users to be vigilant

WARNING: Police call for 'vigilance' after card skimmer found at Preston cash machine

Police have called for 'vigilance' after a possible card skimmer was discovered at a Preston cash machine.
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Darren James, Veevers is originally from Preston

MISSING: Man from Preston, 37

Police are appealing for information after man originally from Preston went missing from Ormskirk.

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Police believe the incidents may be linked

Two takeaway delivery drivers robbed on the same day

Police are appealing for information after two takeaway delivery drivers were threatened and robbed in Preston.

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Police appeal after motorbike thefts

Police are appealing for information after motorbikes were stolen from a garage in Chipping.

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PC sacked for giving false evidence in court

PC sacked for giving false evidence in court

A Lancashire police officer has been sacked for giving false evidence in court.

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Typhoon warplane assembled at Warton

Two arrested ‘trying to disarm’ BAE warplanes in Lancashire

Two men have been arrested while trying to disarm warplanes at the BAE Systems site in Warton.

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The police helicopter based in Lancashire is due to go in March.

Lancashire set to lose police helicopter base

Lancashire is set to lose its police helicopter base despite campaigns to save it.

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Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Preston on New Years Day are appealing for three men to come forward.

APPEAL: Detectives investigating murder in Preston appeal for help

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Preston on New Year’s Day are appealing for three men to come forward.
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