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Police warn public to stay away from wanted man

Police are hunting a man in connection with a violent break-in and assault.

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Police appeal to find missing teenager

A teenage girl from Burnley has gone missing.

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Arrest made after suspected stolen car is stopped in Preston

One person was 'detained' by police after a suspected stolen car was stopped in Preston earlier today.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief must pay back value of iron

A thief who stole a £90 Russell Hobbs iron from Sainsbury's in Colne, must pay its worth back.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Staff snapped shoplifter as police were 'too busy to attend'

Store staff took a picture of a prolific shoplifter when police couldn't attend "because of the weather", a court heard.

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Police are appealing for information

Police hunt for metal pole attacker

Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked with a metal pole in the street.
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A woman told magistrates she stole a bottle of wine so that friends would socialise with her.

Lonely shoplifter told court she stole wine in the hope that friends would join her for a drink

A "lonely" shoplifter pinched a bottle of wine so her friends could join her for a drink, Burnley magistrates heard.

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A joiner was banned from driving for 22 months after he admitted drink driving at Burnley Magistrates Court

Jobless joiner apologises to court after he is caught drink driving

A " foolish" drink driver, more than twice the limit, has been ordered off the road for 22 months.

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Have you seen this teenager who is missing from home?

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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