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Carer hurled racist abuse at taxi driver and police officer

A “binge-drinking” mum-of-two repeatedly hurled racist abuse at a taxi driver, then a police officer and attacked them both, after a night clubbing.
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A teenage girl who was reported missing from home has turned up safe and well.

Missing teen is found

A teenager, who was classed as being "high risk" and was missing from home, has been found safe and well.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Crook dropped TV on paedophile's head

An attacker who rang 999 and told police he had “dropped a television on a paedophile’s head,” is facing a jail term for what a judge said could be classed as hate crime.
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Jamie Robertson

Police appeal to help find missing man

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a missing man aged 27.
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Macey Durkin

Police search for missing Burnley teen

A police search is underway for a 15-year-old girl missing from the Burnley area.

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Police caught a drink driver who mistook the car wash for the McDonald;s drive through in Clitheroe

Drive through attempt was a wash out for motorist

A suspected drink driver who fancied a Big Mac came a cropper when he drove into a car wash last night (Friday).

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole food to fund habit

A Padiham thief who stole food worth £30 from Marks and Spencer wanted the haul to sell or swap for street methadone, a court was told.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man head-butted glass partition in police station

A drunken man frightened a lone woman worker at Burnley police station front desk when he started head-butting the glass partition, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Alcoholic poured himself a drink in Tesco

A recovering alcoholic helped himself to a large glass of brandy from a bottle on sale while walking round Tesco just after midnight, a court was told.

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Police want to find this man who stole a safe from a popular and long established shop in Burnley Market Hall.

Police hunt for safe thief

Police have launched an appeal to find this man who stole a safe from one of Burnley’s most respected and admired shopkeepers.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man appears in court accused of GBH

A 24-year-old man appeared before Burnley Magistrates' Court, accused of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges in second trial

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been cleared of three sex charges.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Ex-drug addict stole electricity

An ex-drug addict told to stop stealing electricity told officers: “I’ve done it again, lads,” after abstracting more than £8,000 worth.
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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Burnley Crown Court

Hot-headed chef jailed after attacking former partner

A hot-headed Italian chef attacked his then partner – for the second time – after she started talking to one of her friends at a barbecue at his home, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Mum laundered £7,500

A young mum opened a bank account for a friend to launder £7,500, but claimed she thought the cash was an inheritance, a court heard.

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Burnley Crown Court

Teenager accused of rape

A teenager appeared before Burnley Crown Court, accused of three rape allegations, one of them said to involve a 15-year-old girl.

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Ashley Allwood

Concerns grow for missing man

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 27-year-old man who is missing from home in Burnley.

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A man has been left with serious head injuries after an assault in Colne at the weekend.

Colne assault: man left with serious head injury

Detectives are investigating an assault in Colne which has left a man with a serious head injury.
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