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Axeman on scooter attempted robbery at Burnley store

A man armed with an axe travelling on a motor scooter attempted a robbery on a cash in transit van at a busy Burnley supermarket this morning.

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East Lancashire's most wanted

East Lancashire's most wanted

Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched this week.

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M65 idiot driver clocked doing 115 mph

A dramatic video of a speeding driver caught doing 115 mph on the M65 has been released by police.
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Emily and Ruth with Strictly Come Dancing contestant Alexandra Burke.

Ribble Valley mother and daughter bomb survivors say thanks

A mother and daughter injured in the Manchester Arena bomb attack said it was an “absolute honour and a privilege” to be asked to help present an award to the medics who battled to save them.
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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

Clitheroe man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A 35-year-old man from Clitheroe has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man caught pleasuring himself in van handed suspended sentence

A man caught pleasuring himself in his van outside his "mother-in-law's" on a porn site logged into her wi-fi, was given a suspended jail term.
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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

Police and care workers are calling on the public to raise concerns if they suspect a child is at risk of sexual exploitation.Tonight Fiona Finch reports on a new initiative to protect county youngsters.
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Lancashire Constabulary has been rated as 'good' across the board.

Lancs police force one of the UK's most efficient

Lancashire Constabulary has been named as one of the more efficient police forces in the country in the latest PEEL efficiency report published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS).
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Police want to speak to these men

Clarets fans wanted by police in connection to German friendly disorder

Police have released CCTV images of Burnley supporters they want to speak to in connection with trouble during a pre-season friendly at Turf Moor.
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Daniel Farmer, 23, who was released on bail to an address inLydia Street, Accrington,is wanted by police on recall to prison

Police search for missing sex offender

Police are searching for a convicted sex offender who was last seen in Lancashire.
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Steven Kelly

Police hunt for Burnley criminal

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a man in connection with drugs offences.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk threatened to shoot officers

A soon-to-be funeral worker rang the police and said he was going to murder his ex, after she refused to hand over his birthday money, a court heard.

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The scam in action

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers'.

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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris launches fresh bid to challenge indecent assault convictions

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris is launching a fresh bid to challenge indecent assault convictions.

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Police are appealing for help following an assault at a Nelson pub.

Police appeal after Nelson pub assault

Police have launched a manhunt following an assault at a pub in Nelson.
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Police are becoming increasingly worried about the missing Burnley teenager.

Police 'increasingly worried' about missing Burnley 14-year-old

Police are becoming increasingly worried about a missing teenager from Burnley.

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Following a police appeal Mr Ashurst has now been found.

Missing wheelchair user found safe and well after police appeal

A 49-year-old man who uses a wheelchair and had gone missing yesterday evening has been found safe and well.

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Cremated and sent to the bottom of the sea: Ian Brady's unceremonious end

The body of the Moors Murderer Ian Brady has finally been cremated following a legal battle over his last wishes. Here is how the remains of the infamous child killer were disposed of:
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The case centres on the 2006 Health Act

Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence.

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Jeffrey Wiltshire and Rosalin Baker

Baby 'bus death' pair's 'excessive' prison sentences reduced

A couple who tried to cover up their baby's torture and death at home by staging the discovery of her body on a bus have won a challenge against their "manifestly excessive" prison sentences.

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