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APPEAL: Police 'increasingly concerned' after boy goes missing for nearly a week

Police are becoming increasingly concerned after a 15-year-old boy from Blackpool went missing nearly a week ago.
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Pete Dunville has a distinctive tribal-style tattoo on the left side of his face
Pic: Lancs Police

WANTED: Blackpool man wanted for failing to answer bail

A 47-year-old man from Blackpool is wanted by police after failing to answer bail in relation to driving offences, say police.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 25-04-17

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

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-04-17

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

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Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident. 
Pic: Lancs Police

APPEAL: Coat theft from Fleetwood pub

Police are appealing for information after a coat was stolen from a pub in Fleetwood.

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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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Poulton and Wyre Railway Society (PWRS) have been hit by another raid at their premises.

Railway group hit by second raid in a week

Vandals have struck again to undermine the work of the group planning to restore Fleetwood’s rail link – just a few days after another raid cost the group £2,000.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 20-04-17

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

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Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident
Pic: Lancs Police

APPEAL: Stolen bank card used to make nearly £5k worth of purchases

Police are appealing for information after a stolen bank card was used to make thousands of pounds worth of purchases in Blackpool and Preston.

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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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Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose-reel jets to extinguish the blaze on Sandicroft Road. 
Pic: Aaron Parfitt

Arson investigation launched after bins 'set alight' in North Shore

Police and fire services are investigating a 'suspicious' fire that started between two houses in a quiet residential road in North Shore.
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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 19-04-17

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

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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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A drone in flight, as a specialist unit will spearhead efforts to stop drones dropping drugs and mobile phones into prisons.Picture by Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

New police crackdown on drones at prisons

New efforts to tackle the use of drones to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into prisons have been announced.

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Police are growing increasingly concerned for missing Elise Wareing

Girl, 12, missing from home

A 12-year-old girl has gone missing from her home in South Shore, say police.
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A group of fans police would like to speak to after AFC Fylde fans' coaches were attacked

Witness appeal after football coaches attacked

Two coaches carrying football fans back to Lancashire were attacked with bricks and bottles.

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Boy, 4, traumatised after dog bit his face

Boy, 4, traumatised after dog bit his face

A little boy has been left traumatised after a dog bit him on his face.

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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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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 14-04-17

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

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Trespass reports have nearly doubled since 2011

Children putting their lives in danger trespassing on railway

Nearly 200 potentially deadly trespass incidents were reported on the railways around Blackpool and Preston last year.
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