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Boy, 13, missing from home for five days

A 13-year-old boy has been missing for five days as police continue to try and track him down.
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Police sent the message out on Facebook

Police's touching message after Lancashire public help find missing 69-year-old man

Lancashire Police have posted a touching message on Facebook after they say the public helped to find a missing 69-year-old man.

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Crash on London Road, Preston.

'Catastrophic' crash after driver falls asleep at the wheel

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel caused a crash described as "catastrophic" by police.

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Teenager caught sharing indecent images of schoolgirls via Snapchat

A teenage boy has admitted a string of child sex offences after he was caught sharing indecent images of schoolgirls.

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Worker threatens pub goer with large knife

A worker who carried a huge knife into a pub after a row on a works night out has been jailed.

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A �500 harwood bench has been stolen from Vine House in Preston

Bench taken from cancer support charity

An appeal for help has gone out after cold-hearted thieves struck at a Preston cancer charity.

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Manchester Crown

Crime doesn't pay as £2.2m seized from former Preston accountant over VAT fraud

The mastermind of a VAT repayment fraud involving fake construction companies, must repay more than £2.2m of his ill gotten gains, a court has ruled.

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Quite Simply French on St George's Quay was burgled during the early hours of Thursday morning.

Restaurant burgled in Lancaster

A restaurant on St George’s Quay was burgled during the early hours of Thursday morning.

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Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident. 
Pic: Lancs Police

APPEAL: Coat theft from Fleetwood pub

Police are appealing for information after a coat was stolen from a pub in Fleetwood.

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Police arrest two after drug gangs swoop in Chorley

Police have arrested two people after swooping on drug dealing gangs in Chorley.
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Fire fighters attended the fire at Astley Park School

Mum raises money for fire-hit school

Well-wishers are donating to a school for children with special needs, after it was damaged in an arson attack.

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Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

Eight people charged with human trafficking after raids in Blackpool and Preston

Police say eight people who were arrested as part of a major human trafficking operation have been charged.

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Clive Grunshaw

Police cannot continue to 'pick up slack' from public service cuts

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has welcomed a national report highlighting the pressure on forces to ‘pick up the slack’ from other public services.

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David Lean

Football abuse survivor's shock at scale of revelations

A former footballer who was sexually abused as a child has revealed 13 friends from various walks of life have revealed their own experiences of abuse since he waived his anonymity.

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Police were called to reports of an altercation on Warwick Street in the centre of Preston at around 10.35pm on 19 April.
Pic: Googlemaps

Man collides with taxi as he runs away from police in central Preston

A man has been taken to hospital after he collided with a taxi as he made off from the scene of a crime, say police.

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Pellets entered Jasper's left eye, the roof of his mouth, abdomen, neck and two more pellets entered behind his left knee.
Pic: RSPCA

Cat loses leg in 'horrific' air gun attack

A cat has lost his leg after he was shot six times in a brutal air gun attack, say animal welfare inspectors.

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VIDEO: CCTV clue in hunt for Preston arsonist

Frightened residents have urged the public to “shop” an arsonist who went on a fire-raising spree through their neighbourhood late at night.

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Stephen John Knight. Picture supplied by the police.

Lancaster taxi driver jailed for threat to kill ex-girlfriend

A woman feared she was going to die after her taxi driver boyfriend threatened to stab her with a bread knife.

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The Lodge, Oakbridge Dr, Buckshaw Village, Chorley

Nurse struck off for hitting dementia patient

A nurse has been struck off for 18 months after assaulting a care home resident.

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Mehboob Elahi

"I'm not an idiot" boasts 100mph drink driver seconds before crash

A reckless driver told three terrified teen girls: "I'm not an idiot", seconds before a high speed collision into a tramway stantion.
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