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Police seek man to help with rape inquiry

Police are trying to trace a man they believe can help with information after after a 26 year old woman reported she had been raped in Blackpool.

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Dave the Jack Russell was killed by two out-of-control dogs

Out of control dogs in fatal Stanley Park attack

The owner of a beloved Jack Russell dog which died after it was savaged by two Staffordshire bull terriers has spoken of his grief.
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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Fleetwood man on wanted list after threatening to post unsavoury videos of ex

A man who threatened to post unsavoury videos of his former girlfriend on the internet if she did not get a court order against him lifted has been put on the wanted list.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Cleveleys man breaches restraining order three times

A father-of-three broke a court order on three occasions when he went to his former family home.

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Police are investigating a suspected arson incident at Brunches

Investigation after 'arson' attack at Thornton sandwich shop

A sandwich shop on the Red Marsh Industrial Estate has suffered severe damage after it was targeted in a suspected arson attack, say police.
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Ian Brady

Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, coroner rules

Moors Murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 21-09-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Philip James was last seen at around 8.30am on August 30

Fears growing for Preston man missing for three weeks

Fears are growing for a man from Preston who has been missing for over three weeks.

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Sean Gavin, who also goes by the names Ryan Gavin and Sean Hill, of Melrose Street, Failsworth, was last seen at HMP Kirkham

MANHUNT: Burglar is latest to abscond from Kirkham

A manhunt has been launched after a 24 year-old man absconded from Kirkham Prison, say police.

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Police would like to speak to these women

CCTV APPEAL: Theft from Holland and Barrett

A CCTV appeal has been launched after health care products were stolen from a  natural remedies shop in Cleveleys.
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Stephen Barron, 66, was reported missing from his home in Mintlaw, and was last seen on Friday, 8 September 2017

Police search for man missing for over a week

Police in Scotland are searching for a missing man who they believe may be in Blackpool or Morecambe.

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Biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

A biker who took selfies and pulled wheelies on a motorway before speeding at up to 117mph has been jailed for eight months and given a 28-month driving ban.

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The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Police forces may have to consider working with ‘paedophile hunters’

The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-calledpaedophile hunters.

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Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving

Footballer Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drink driving on a night out while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.
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Fire services were called out to reports of the fire at the Claremont Hotel on the Promenade

Two teens arrested on suspicion of arson after fire at North Shore hotel

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire started at a hotel in North Shore, say police.

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Pervert performed indecent act at police custody desk

A man who repeatedly exposed himself to a young women when he was living at the YMCA has been put on the Sex Offenders Register for five years.

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A flat on Rawcliffe Street South Shore is the centre of an investigation

Investigation after 'arson attack' on South Shore flat

Police and fire services are investigating a suspected arson attack on a flat in South Shore.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 15-09-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Teenagers bailed over claims girls were raped at an event organised for young offenders,

Teenagers bailed over claims girls were raped at an event organised for young offenders,

A teenager who is being investigated for sexually assaulting girls at an event organised by the Youth Offending Team has appeared at court charge with double rape.

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