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Concern for missing teenager

Police are concerned for missing teenager Blake Martin (17) who was last seen four days ago.

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Police are searching for a teenager missing from his home in Nelson

Police appeal after teenager goes missing from home

Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy went missing from home.

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A shop-lifter, who racked up 54 offences, was caught stealing in a supermarket wearing a hi-vis jacket.

Shop-lifter caught for 54th offence

A shoplifter was caught because he was wearing a hi- vis jacket, a court was told.

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A cleaner,  who stole a charity box from her own bank, put it down to the menopause

Woman blames menopause after stealing charity box from bank, court told

A middle-aged customer, who pinched a charity box containing £24 from her own bank, put it down to the menopause, a court heard.

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A court has heard how a convicted sex offender used a different name on a social media account without telling police.

Convicted sex offender in court for using a different name

A convicted sex offender, said to "fantasise" about a small child, used an Instagram account under a different name without telling police, a court heard.

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The defendant has a record for burglary, damage, and battery.

Colne thief's £100 stealing spree

A shoplifter struck repeatedly after he "drifted back into drugs," a court was told.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley rugby player got police officer in headlock during 'fracas'

A Burnley rugby player got a police officer in a headlock when he was arrested after a drink-drive motorbike accident, a court heard.

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Police have launched an appeal for a man missing from his home in Nelson

Police appeal for missing 60-year-old man

Police are concerned for a 60-year-old man who has gone missing from his home in Nelson.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk mum took child to pub

A Nelson mum on the drink all day took her little girl to the pub, where the woman was falling over drunk, a court heard.

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Police issue warning

Avoid Burnley roads unless necessary warn police

Police are urging motorists to only use roads around Burnley is absolutely necessary.

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A court heard how a man planned to kill himself in a motorway as he could not live with the guilt of cheating on his long term partner.

Love cheat plagued by guilt planned to take his own life, court told

A love-cheat, who planned to kill himself in a motorway smash because he couldn't live with the guilt, was caught over the drink- drive limit after he changed his mind, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Uninsured learner driver gave friend's details when stopped by police

A teenage driver panicked and gave an old school friend's details when stopped by the police, as he was a learner and wasn't insured, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk mum spared jail

A mother-of-two has been spared jail after her fourth drunken attack on police.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Jack Russell savaged by dog show judge's Staffordshire Bull Terriers

Two Staffordshire Bull Terriers owned by a top dog show judge savaged and killed a Jack Russell, as her owner was repeatedly bitten as she had tried to save her pet.

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Police are investigating

Do you recognise these men?

Police officers investigating an assault and a robbery in Nelson have released CCTV images of four males they would like to speak to in connection with their investigation.

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Ihsan Aliwas found guilty of four counts of Misconduct in Public Office at a trial at Preston Crown Court on Tuesday, February 6

Lancashire Police officer jailed for targeting 'vulnerable' victims of crime

A Lancashire Police Officer has been jailed for two years after he pursued sexual relationships with vulnerable victims of crime.
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Hickey stole from the public and his staff."

Ribble Valley man jailed for two years

A 75-year-old Ribble Valley businessman has been jailed for two years after stealing more than £100,000 from the taxman.

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The offending animal has since been destroyed.

Nine-year-old's arm bitten 'down to the bone' after savage bullmastiff's third attack

A crook who previously owned a bull mastiff he was in charge of - despite being banned - when it savaged a child is facing a jail term.
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Anthony Condron

LIVERPOOL BAR MURDER PROBE: Three men arrested over death of Anthony Condron

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was fatally injured in a bar.

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The scene in Brunshaw Avenue

Brave witness helps police catch offender

A courageous member of the public helped police arrest a suspected burglar in Burnley.

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