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Published: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 17:59:46 +0000

Last Build Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 17:59:46 +0000

 



Blow torch-wielding thieves attempt break in at Tesco Express store

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:01:19 +0000

AN attempted break in took place at a Tesco Express store.



Couple urged to speak to police in relation to cash theft at supermarket

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:26:18 +0000

Couple police want to speak to in relation to theft from a cash machine at the ASDA in Accrington



Appeal for information following theft from supermarket store

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:21:19 +0000

A MAN is being sought after following a shoplifting in a Tesco Express store.



Jail for sex attacker who punched woman in mouth

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A FORMER county council worker who seriously assaulted a woman outside a nightclub has been jailed.



Wetherspoons manager admits stealing £8,500 in takings and fleeing to Thailand

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0000

THE manager of Wetherspoons in Accrington made up a story about his daughter being involved in a car crash after he had pocketed £8,500 in takings.



Woman shopped brother to police after seeing picture on Facebook of him stealing charity box

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000

A WOMAN shopped her brother to the police after seeing a social media picture of a man stealing a charity box which she recognised as him.



UPDATED: Man, 24, arrested for allegedly indecently exposing himself outside house released under investigation

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0000

A MAN arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure following an alleged incident outside a house has been been released by police under investigation.



Police in counterfeit £20 notes warning

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:34:42 +0000

BUSINESS owners are being warned to be on the lookout for fake £20 notes which have come into circulation.



Taxi driver appears in court accused of sexually assaulting 14-year-old girl

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0000

A TAXI driver has appeared in court accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.



Man assaulted his partner three times because his dog died, court told

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A 22-YEAR-OLD man assaulted his partner three times in the space of three days as their relationship fell apart.



Uninsured drug driver lost control of car during police chase and crashed into garden wall

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

AN UNINSURED drug driver lost control of his car during a police chase and crashed into a garden wall.



Man jailed for persistently pestering his 70-year-old mum for cash

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A 70-YEAR-OLD mum who was constantly harassed by her drug addict son told police she felt her life was no longer her own.



Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after pensioner hit on head with a hammer

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:07:00 +0000

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a pensioner was assaulted on the doorstep of his home with a hammer.



Brother of Sky Nicol avoids jail for Darwen skate park attack

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:05:57 +0000

A 20-YEAR-OLD was told he should feel ‘very fortunate’ to escape jail for his involvement in an attack on two teenagers.



Shopkeeper tried to hide fake cigarettes in customer’s shopping bag after inspectors turned up

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A BUSINESSMAN who tried to hide packets of counterfeit cigarettes in a customer’s shopping bag when he found out his shop was about to be searched by trading standards has been given a suspended prison sentence.



Charlie Chips jailed after threatening man with knife in road he was banned from

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A PROLIFIC offender who threatened a man with a knife in a road he was banned from entering has been jailed.



Benjamin Edge: 'Death fall' fire wood firm has licence revoked

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:03:51 +0000

A FIRE wood supply firm which admitted causing the death of a young father who fell off a roof at work has had its operator’s licence revoked following a public inquiry.



Man challenged his ex-partner's new lover to battle for her affections

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A 35-YEAR-OLD man who had been separated from his ex-partner for two years turned up at her home and assaulted her and her new boyfriend.



A 10-year-old boy left for dead in hit and run incident has been presented with a new bike by his neighbours

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy left for dead by a hit and run driver was presented with a new bike by his caring neighbours.



Stencils to hit the streets to tackle underage drinking

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0000

STREET stencils will be used to combat underage drinking in a town throughout the run up to Christmas.



Former lorry driver hit out and assaulted hospital staff as they tried to help him

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:00:00 +0000

A 60-YEAR-OLD hospital patient assaulted two members of staff as they went about their ward duties.



Flasher jailed for exposing himself to a terrified schoolgirl

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:47:48 +0000

A JUDGE has jailed a serial 'flasher' after he exposed himself to a terrified schoolgirl and followed her down a path.



Man in court accused of leaving a 65-year-old man with a fractured skull after assault in Clitheroe town centre

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:35:06 +0000

A 23-YEAR-OLD man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with an attack on a 65-year-old man found with a fractured skull in Clitheroe.



Appeal continues after OAP attack

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:01:38 +0000

DETECTIVES are continuing to appeal for information after a pensioner was hit in the head with a hammer last week.



A stallion had to be put down because of injuries and ailments which had been neglected by the owner

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A GREY pony stallion had to be put down because of injuries and ailments which had been neglected by the owner.



Police officer describes moment he caught thief ransacking cemetery at night to steal gravestones to order

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:04:19 +0000

A THIEF was caught trying to steal gravestones to order from a cemetery by an off duty police man.



Man fighting for his life after suffering a fractured skull after assault in town centre

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:02:37 +0000

A MAN who suffered a fractured skull was left fighting for his life after being attacked in the street.



A former soldier threatened to slit his ex-partner's throat during a row over his use of cannabis

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A FORMER soldier threatened to slit his ex-partner's throat during a row over his use of cannabis.



Family left devastated as 'despicable' thieves steal £5,000 of goods from new home

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:29:42 +0000

A FAMILY has been left devastated after thieves ‘ransacked’ their new home days before they planned to move in.



Man jailed for assaulting ex-partner after she invited him into her home

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A MAN who went looking for a shoulder to cry on ended up assaulting his ex-partner after she invited him into her home.



East Lancashire man accused of helping would-be terrorists with attacks

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:38:26 +0000

AN East Lancashire man has been charged with terrorism offences.



Man assaulted by three youths in 'unprovoked attack'

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:40:00 +0000

THREE youths are sought after following the assault of a man, police said.



Police continue to probe doorstep assault

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:04:10 +0000

DETECTIVES are continuing to investigate into a serious assault last week.



Two men charged with manslaughter over teenager Megan Lee's 'curry nut allergy death'

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 18:09:30 +0000

TWO men have been charged with manslaughter following the death of a teenager who died from an allergic reaction after eating a takeaway.



Have a go hero tackled mugger outside bank then gave pensioner her £2500 back

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:52:02 +0000

A HAVE a go hero has spoken of his pride after chasing down a mugger and returning a pensioner's Christmas savings to her.



Jail for man who sexually abused child after he ate a Pot Noodle

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A ‘MANIPULATIVE’ pensioner who sexually abused a boy in the bathroom of a house has been jailed.



Two men fined hundreds of pounds after leaving stinking rubbish to rot outside

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

TWO men who left stinking rubbish to rot in back yards have been fined hundreds of pounds in court.



Delays after crash involving two vans

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:06:27 +0000

DRIVERS are facing delays after a crash involving two vans.



Pensioner attacked with hammer in own home

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:40:00 +0000

A PENSIONER was left in a coma after being attacked with a hammer in his own home.



Woman who fell victim to the post-prison poverty trap went stealing to survive

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:00:00 +0000

A 46-YEAR-OLD woman who fell victim to the post-prison poverty trap went stealing to survive.



Anti drink and drug police campaign launched

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:01:34 +0000

A CRACKDOWN campaign on drink and drug driving has been launched by the Lancashire Road Safety Partnership.



Man who attacked police officer said was trying to protect his brother

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A 23-YEAR-OLD man rushed to help his brother when he saw him struggling with police officers on the doorstep.



WATCH opportunist thieves stealing £60K worth of surveying equipment from a street corner in broad daylight

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:25:33 +0000

THIEVES who helped themselves to £60,000 of surveying equipment are being hunted by police.



Blackburn man part of group charged with human trafficking

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:15:32 +0000

SIX men and one woman have been charged with human trafficking offences after a string of raids.



Courageous and public spirited man praised by judge for helping to stop a drunk driver

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A 'COURAGEOUS and public spirited' man was praised by a judge for his role in helping to stop a drunk driver.



Man threatened workman with a knife after he refused to 'buy his girlfriend'

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A MAN who threatened a workman with a knife after he refused to 'buy his girlfriend' kicked off in the dock when he was sentenced to six months in prison.



Hyndburn Council granted permission to remove travellers from Bullough Hill Park in Accrington

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:58:41 +0000

HYNDBURN Council has been granted a court order allowing them to remove travellers from Bullough Hill Park in Accrington.



Police try and trace man who punched female door staff in the face

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:22:34 +0000

CCTV images of a man police would like to speak following an assault have been released.



'Upheaval' at infant school after break-in

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

STAFF and pupils at a primary school said they are upset after their office was ransacked by thieves overnight.



Man in court after crashing his car into a fence

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:08:00 +0000

A MAN stepping out of a grocery store on Green Lane, Blackburn, saw a silver car racing past at about 70mph.