Crime file - 15/11/12

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A round-up of news in brief from across Lancashire

Brick thrown at town home

Vandals hurled a brick through the window of a home on Station Road, Bamber Bridge, near Preston between noon and 7pm on November 13.

Witnesses call 101.

Sat nav was stolen from car

A thief broke into a Vauxhall Corsa parked on Edmund Street, Deepdale, Preston, at 10.30pm on November 11 and stole a sat nav system, police said.

Call 101.

Youth concern at shops block

Police are investigating after residents in part of Leyland raised concerns over youths causing a nuisance near a block of shops and flats.

Local officers heard neighbours are becoming increasingly concerned about problems around Bannister Drive shops at Leyland and nearby flats during the evenings and weekends.

Train station trouble probed

Police are continuing to investigate concerns over gangs of youths sparking problems on a railway station car park.

The issue of youths causing nuisance on Croston train station car park has now been made a priority by officers at the area’s Police and Community Together (PACT) committee for the second month in a row.

Thief targeted Fiesta at clinic

A thief broke targeted a blue Ford Fiesta car parked at a health clinic and stole a black HTC mobile phone left inside.

It happened on a car park at Saul Street, Preston city centre, between 9am and 1.10pm on November 12.

It comes just a few weeks after an elderly patient’s bike was stolen from outside the centre.

Witnesses should call 101.

Man stole two gammon joints

A Thief helped himself to two gammon joints from the Iceland store on North Road, Deepdale, Preston, and walked out without paying.

Police are asking anyone with information about the theft, which happened at around 11.30am on November 13, to come forward.

Officers can be contacted on 101.

Flats door is vandalised

Vandals smashed a communal door to flats on Grimshaw Street, Preston.

It happened between 1.30am and 3.30am on November 12, Preston Police said.

Child’s game sparks worries

Youngsters playing a game has sparked complaints in part of Leyland.

Residents on Greenfield Drive, Farington, say they are being targeted by youngers playing ‘knock-a-door-run’ – knocking on their doors before running off.

Neighbourhood police officers are to investigate.