A round-up of crime stories from across Lancashire
Scaffolding is flung at house
A vandal hurled a piece of scaffolding at a house in Preston. The attack happened on Dawnay Road in Ribbleton, at 11.35pm on Monday. The culprit threw the metal piping at a semi-detached house, damaging a ground floor window at the front of the property. Call police on 101.
Thieves steal sat nav device
Thieves broke into a car to steal a clutch of electronic equipment. They targeted a black Peugeot parked on Henderson Street in Plungington, Preston, some time on Tuesday. They smashed a window and removed a Blackberry phone charger, a Tom Tom sat nav and an i-Phone 3 handset from the glovebox. Call Preston police on 101.
Shoplifter lifts garage snacks
Police are appealing for information after a shoplifter stole food items form a petrol station. The man entered Fishergate Filling Station on Bow Lane, Preston, at 9.45pm on Monday. He lifted a selection of milk, cordial, chocolate and crisps and ran out the door without paying. Call police on 101.
Vandals wreck windscreen
A car was left badly damaged by vandals in an industrial area. The Nissan Micra was parked on Longridge Road in Ribbleton, Preston, when it was attacked. The yobs smashed a windscreen and dented a nearside panel. Repairs will cost £500.