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Lancashire Police vow as nationwide alcohol breath tests see dramatic fall

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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VIDEO: CCTV appeal launched following serious assault on elderly man

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Burnley have released CCTV footage of a man they want to identify in connection with the attack.

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Lancashire Police are appealing for help in finding missing woman

Lancashire Police are searching for a woman in her 50s.

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Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England's roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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WARNING: Strong language - McDonald's employee headbutts customer after row over chicken nuggets

This is the shocking moment a McDonald's customer is headbutted by an employee after an argument broke out - over CHICKEN NUGGETS.
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Handout CCTV still dated 22/05/17 issued by Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped had 'cards had fallen differently'

The Manchester Arena bombing could have been prevented "had the cards fallen differently", an official assessment has found.
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Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Christmas may traditionally be the time for goodwill - but 'Grinch-like' criminals don't subscribe to that view.
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Dashcam shows lorry driver 'falling asleep' before M6 motorway crash

Dramatic dashcam footage has emerged of a lorry driver apparently falling asleep at the wheel before smashing into a number of cars.

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Police have launched their drink driving campaign

Police start push to catch drink and drug drivers over Christmas period

Police have launched a crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive period.

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Machine gun among more than 100 weapons handed in during Lancashire police amnesty

Machine gun among more than 100 weapons handed in during Lancashire police amnesty

A First World War machine gun was among more than 100 firearms taken off the streets following an amnesty.

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Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished

More than 40% of incidents are over before police helicopter arrives

Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished, a watchdog has found.

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Police raid a house in Brookfield, Preston, during Operation Nexus

20 arrests as police target drugs gangs

Twenty people from Preston have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences in a major police operation aimed at disrupting organised crime.

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Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

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Lancashire Constabulary's recording of crime procedures are 'inadequate', report finds

More than 20,000 crimes reported to Lancashire Police last year were not recorded, it has been revealed.
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VIDEO: CCTV of thieves stealing a vehicle without the key by using a relay box

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.
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People look at flowers and tributes left in St Ann's Square in Manchester following the Manchester Arena terror attack

Hearing into Manchester Arena suicide bombing deaths confirmed for Friday

A pre-inquest hearing into the deaths of the 22 victims of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing will go ahead on Friday, the city's coroners office has confirmed.
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These cats were found dumped in a box on Moor Park

Appeal for information after cats dumped in Preston park

Can you identify these cats? The RSPCA is appealing for information after the duo were dumped in Preston’s Moor Park on Monday.
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The Old Station, Berry Lane, Longridge

More leading town figures call for better policing in Longridge

More leading town figures have joined the fight to demand better policing for Longridge after years of crime and disorder by young people has left residents ‘living in fear’.

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There have been numerous cash machines raids across the North West

Lancashire Police launches crackdown to target cash machine raids

Travelling criminals who raid cash machines will be targeted in a new festive police crackdown.
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A Piper PA-28 plane at Blackpool Airport, similar to the model which crashed in Barton. Photo: Alec Wilson flickr.com/awilson154

Man arrested after plane crash lucky escape

Police have arrested a man near Blackpool following a plane crash in September.

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