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'Mammoth' overnight effort from rescue teams and police to find missing man near Chorley

Mountain rescue personnel from Lancashire were mobilised on Friday night as part of a search to find a "high risk" man who had gone missing.
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The seized Audi.

Car seized after driver "swerving all over the road" only had a provisional licence

Preston Police have revealed how they seized an Audi after the driver was stopped for swerving all over the carriageway.
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Police are looking for witnesses.

Three men target Chorley home in afternoon 'distraction burglary'

Police are appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Chorley this week.

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Aaron Whitney. Have you seen him?

Man, 20, wanted in connection to 'serious domestic violence incident' that saw a woman held captive

Police are looking to speak to a Lancashire man in relation to a serious domestic violence incident that saw a woman held in captivity, handcuffed and threatened with a knife.
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Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

Lancashire Police are using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

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West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper

Man admits plot to murder Lancashire MP

An alleged National Action member has admitted plotting to murder a Lancashire MP.

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APPEAL: Man smashes his way out of Penwortham shop during robbery

APPEAL: Man smashes his way out of Penwortham shop during robbery

An appeal has been launched after a man smashed his way out of a shop during a robbery in Penwortham, say police.
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CCTV stills issued by the Lime Bar show masked men

Penwortham bar owner issues heartfelt plea to 'stand united' with local businesses after break-in

An investigation is underway after a popular bar in Penwortham was hit in an overnight raid, say police.
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Police say the blue Vauxhall Corsawas first spotted on Preston Road in Coppull heading towards Charnock Richard

Police search for two suspects after car stung in Chorley

A car was stung in an overnight police operation in Chorley after it failed to stop for patrols, say police.
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Lancashire football yobs banned from going to World Cup

As police seize passports from football fans with banning orders in a bid to reduce trouble at this year’s World Cup Finals, Tony Durkin speaks to two football bosses who saw notorious Russian hooligans in action two years ago
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PC Jonathan Ardron.

Outstanding achievement award for Lancashire Police officer Jonathan Ardron

A Lancashire Police officer has been recognised for his commitment and dedication to bereaved families with a national award.

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The case has been committed to Preston Crown Court

Man, 77, prosecuted after trying to import a child sex doll to his Lancashire home

A Lancashire man has today (Friday, June 8) been sentenced for trying to import a child sex doll.
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Thieving Chorley cricket league treasurer who stole £22,000 had suffered tragic bereavement, court told

The former treasurer of Chorley’s Northern Cricket League has avoided jail after a judge heard she had stolen from the club in desperation after her partner - an under 17s coach -passed away.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday June 12 2017

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

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A woman had her purse stolen after she was distractedby a man at a Leyland supermarket, say police.

CCTV APPEAL: Purse stolen at Leyland supermarket in 'distraction theft'

A woman had her purse stolen after she was distracted by a man at a Leyland supermarket, say police.
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Two women were tied up after masked burglars broke into a home in Brindle armed with a chisel and a hammer.

Women tied up and threatened by armed burglars in Brindle

Two women were tied up after masked burglars broke into a home in Brindle armed with a chisel and a hammer.

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Lancashire councils could get new terror alert from MI5

Councils and other public sector organisations in Lancashire could in the future receive information about potential terror suspects from MI5.
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Shoplifting costs  the county millions

REVEALED: Shoplifting on the increase across Lancashire

Online marketplace OnBuy.com investigated the total number of shoplifting offences recorded by 42 police forces across England and Wales last year. This is what they found.

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Picture: Google Streetview

UPDATE: Boy cyclist still critical after Chorley hit-and-run

A 14-year-old boy from Chorley remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital after being knocked from his bike on Friday night.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court listings - Tuesday June 5 2018

Here is a summary of court listings at Chorley and Preston magistrates' courts.
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