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Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Five people are being questioned over the suspected murder of three children who died after a house fire.

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Investigations are continuing into the alleged rape.

Clitheroe rape allegation update

Investigations are ongoing following a report of rape in Clitheroe.

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The 35-year-old man has been re-bailed.

Update on alleged stabbing in Clitheroe

A 35-year-old man from Clitheroe who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been re-bailed by police.

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Lancashire has fewer roads officers, says a report

Lancashire Police vow as nationwide alcohol breath tests see dramatic fall

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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Police have charged a man

Man charged with serious Clitheroe assault

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Clitheroe have charged a man.

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One fire engine was called to the scene.

'Suspicious' vehicle fire under investigation

A fire which took over a van it is now under formal investigation.

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Lancashire Police are appealing for help in finding missing woman

Lancashire Police are searching for a woman in her 50s.

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The scene in Greenacre Street

Man arrested over serious Clitheroe assault

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Clitheroe.

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Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England's roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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The crime scene this morning

Man suffers fractured skull in serious Clitheroe assault

Detectives are investigating a serious assault in the town.

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Police closed off a section of the road as they continue their investigation.

Man in his 60s hospitalised following assault in Clitheroe

An early-morning assault in Clitheroe town centre has left a man in his 60s with serious injuries with police launching an investigation into the incident.

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WARNING: Strong language - McDonald's employee headbutts customer after row over chicken nuggets

This is the shocking moment a McDonald's customer is headbutted by an employee after an argument broke out - over CHICKEN NUGGETS.
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A convicted paedophile breached a sexual offences prevention order when he attended an under 16's football match, a court was told.

Convicted paedophile caught on CCTV in crowd at under 16's football match

A convicted paedophile, and ex care worker, breached a sexual offences prevention order by going to a Burnley FC Academy under 16s match, a court was told.
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Handout CCTV still dated 22/05/17 issued by Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped had 'cards had fallen differently'

The Manchester Arena bombing could have been prevented "had the cards fallen differently", an official assessment has found.
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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw with the White Ribbon Ambassadors.

Lancashire police bidding to end domestic abuse against women

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has gathered over 40 White Ribbon Ambassadors for dedicated training in ways to combat male violence against women and girls.

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Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Christmas may traditionally be the time for goodwill - but 'Grinch-like' criminals don't subscribe to that view.
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Dashcam shows lorry driver 'falling asleep' before M6 motorway crash

Dramatic dashcam footage has emerged of a lorry driver apparently falling asleep at the wheel before smashing into a number of cars.

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Police have launched their drink driving campaign

Police start push to catch drink and drug drivers over Christmas period

Police have launched a crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive period.

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Some of the guns handed in

More than 100 firearms handed in during gun amnesty

More than 100 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where police forces across the country urged people to ‘give up the gun’.

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Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished

More than 40% of incidents are over before police helicopter arrives

Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished, a watchdog has found.

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