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Halloween mask raiders rob man in his own home

A man has been robbed in his own home by two masked raiders who made off with his cash.

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Police are warning of scam callers claiming to be from major firms

Police issue cold caller scam warning

Police have issued a warning over scam phone calls claiming to be from a well known telecoms firm.

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Early reports suggest thatthere were several break-ins numbering in the low teens in the Clayton-le-Woods area

WARNING: Thieves target garages and cars in spate of break-ins in Chorley

Police have warned residents in Clayton-le-Woods to ensure that their garages and vehicles are secure after a spate of overnight break-ins.
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Preston Crown Court

Mum in dock accused of baby murder

A mother accused of the murder of her seven month old baby has appeared before Preston Crown Court.

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Residents’ shock and sadness following death of baby girl in Leyland

Residents’ shock and sadness following death of baby girl in Leyland

A woman has appeared in court charged with murdering her baby daughter.

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Two men aged 23 and 33 and a woman aged 36, all from Prestonwere arrested after the Vauxhall Corsa was stopped on New Hall Lane.
Pic: Lancs Police

Police arrest three for human trafficking after girl, 17, found in car in Preston

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after a car transporting a 17-year-old girl was stopped in Preston, say police.

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Leyland woman charged with murder after baby death

Leyland woman charged with murder after baby death

A Lancashire woman has been charged with murder following the death of a baby girl.

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Are you confident in spotting a scam?

How to spot an email phishing scam

How do you spot a phishing scam when the email looks entirely legitimate?

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Police would like to speak to Shakquel Hussain following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from atakeaway.
Pic: Lancashire Police

APPEAL: Man wanted after theft of Help the Heroes charity tin

A 19-year-old man from Bamber Bridge is wanted by police following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from a takeaway.

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Ian Carrington

Man jailed for groping terrified teen

A man whose gross sexual assault on a young girl led to her attempting to take her life has been caged for 16 months.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court listings - Tuesday April 25 2017

Here is a summary of cases heard at Chorley and Preston magistrates courts.

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Police seized agolf ball sized package of what they suspected to be Class A drugs, cannabis bush, white powder suspected to be cocaine, several mobile phones and 150 cash during the raids.
Pic: Lancs Police

Police arrest four in drugs crackdown in Chorley

Four people were arrested in Chorley after police carried out more intelligence-led raids in their crackdown on drug gangs as part of Operation Hawk, say police.
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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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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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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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Police at the scene of one of the raids

Eight arrested in crackdown on human trafficking for sex trade

Early morning raids have been carried out in Blackpool and Preston as part of an investigation into human trafficking, linked to prostitution.
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Garth Prison Ulnes Walton

Lancashire prison is “one of the most unsafe inspectors have been to in recent times”

A Lancashire prison has been rated as “very unsafe” and violent in a damning inspection.

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Claire has been missing for over two weeks. 
Pic: Lancs Police

MISSING: Woman not seen for over two weeks after 'going to the shops'

Police are growing "increasingly concerned" for a missing woman who left her home to go to the shops 18 days ago.

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Police officer demonstrating the use of a Taser

Calls for more Lancashire police officers to have Tasers

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

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Tasers are rarely fired by Lancashire Police

Tasers figures show weapons rarely fired in Lancashire

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

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