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Man identified following Lancaster sexual assault CCTV appeal

13/12/16: Following the release of CCTV images detectives investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Lancaster have identified the man in the pictures. A man is now helping police with their inquiries.

Life Sentence for Lancaster Rapist

10/12/16: A man has been given a life sentence for raping a student after a night out in Lancaster. David Watters, 32, of no fixed address was found guilty of the offence following a trial at Preston Crown Court last month and was sentenced on Friday. He was jailed for life and must serve a minimum term of five years before he can apply for parole.

Local Residents Warned on Security after spate of Lancaster Burglaries

18/6/16: Map via police.ukLock up to lock thieves out! Lancaster's CIDare reminding Lancaster residents to keep their most treasured possessions safe by ensuring their property is secure.

Lancaster man wanted for robbery

6/6/16: Geoffrey GarthLancaster Police are appealing for information after a 61-year-old man failed to attend court. Geoffrey Garth, of Patterdale Road, Lancaster, was due to be sentenced in May. He was convicted following an offence in December 2013 where an elderly woman was robbed at her home in Morecambe.

Penny Street Assault: CCTV Released after man assaulted outside Lancaster pub

22/3/16: Lancaster police have released CCTV images of a man they are trying to trace in connection with an assault outside a pub in Lancaster. Officers were called at around 7.30pm on Thursday 17th March to reports of a fight outside the Penny Bank pub on Penny Street. A 36 year old man was found unconscious on the floor, who had sustained a deep cut to his head.

Police appeal for help to identify body found in Lancaster last year

29/2/16: Police are appealing for help to identify the body of a man that was found in Lancaster in August last year - and have issued a likeness of the man. The body was discovered by a farmer at around 11.40am on Monday 10th August on the salt marshes on the Lune estuary near to Glasson Dock.

Bogus caller warning after senior citizens robbed in Carnforth and Slyne

9/2/16: Detectives are urging homeowners to be vigilant following several reports of bogus callers. who appear to be targeting senior citizens and stealing money. Around 1.00pm on Monday 1st February, a man approached an address in Carnforth claiming he was owed money for work he carried out on the property’s chimney.

Woman attacked in Lancaster assault

21/12/15: Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in Lancaster. Around 8.00pm on Friday 18th December, a 42-year-old woman was walking on Regent Street when a man approached her, grabbed her and attempted to drag her into an alleyway towards Portland Street and Lindow Square. The woman was pushed to the floor and kicked by the man before he ran back down the passageway.

Police seek info on sexual assault by man on Langley Road

10/11/15: Detectives are appealing for information after a man committed a sexual assault on a woman in Lancaster. Around 3am on Sunday, November 8, a 28-year-old woman was walking home on Langley Road when she was approached by a man. This man grabbed the woman, forcing her to the ground before sexually assaulting her. The man then ran away from the scene.

City centre mugging prompts police appeal

6/7/15: Lancaster detectives investigating the robbery of an 82-year-old man who was mugged in Lancaster's city centre have charged a man in connection with the incident but are appealing for any further witnesses. The incident happened sometime between 7.00pm and 7.30pm on Friday 3rd July in the doorway of a bar on Market Street, Lancaster.

Police appeal after Christmas Day assault in Morecambe

29/12/14: Police are appealing for information after a man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his mobile phone in Morecambe. The incident happened at about 7.00pm on Christmas Day (Thursday) when the victim left the Cavern pub on Springfield Street in Morecambe. As he walked down Albert Road he was attacked by a group of four or five teenagers and knocked to the floor and beaten unconscious.

Police appeal after 14-year-old boy attacked on Millennium Bridge

18/12/14: Lancaster detectives are appealing for information after a 14-year-old boy was struck in an unprovoked attack at around 9.30pm on Saturday (13th December) on Lancaster's Millennium Bridge.The victim was walking home over the bridge when he was engaged in conversation by two youths of a similar age.

Appeal after attempted robbery at bookmakers in Morecambe

12/12/14: Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery at BetFred bookmakers in Morecambe yesterday morning (Thursday 11 December). The incident happened at around 9.00am at the shop on Lancaster Road, Torrisholme. A man entered the shop armed with a knife and demanded money from the lone cashier, but she refused to hand over any money and he fled the scene empty handed.

CCTV released after man assaulted in Lancaster

17/6/14: Lancaster detectives have released CCTV images of two men that they want to speak to in connection with an assault in the city centre last month. At shortly after midnight on Saturday 24th May 2014, the victim, a 30-year-old man from Morecambe, was sat on a bench sharing food with another man when they were approached by two men.

Appeal for witnesses after woman attacked in Lancaster

6/5/14: Updated 7/5/14: The below appeal has now be cancelled as the two men police were looking to speak to have now come forward, but if anyone has any information about the assault on the woman that prompted the appeal, please contact Lancaster Police. Officers are appealing for two men to come forward after a woman was attacked on the outskirts of Lancaster.

Police hunt Scale Hall burglar who robbed elderly woman

23/4/14: Police are appealing for information after an elderly woman had her purse snatched from her home in Scale Hall, Lancaster. Around 3.00pm on Wednesday 16th April, a man approached the house on Cleveleys Avenue, and has knocked on the front door. The 81-year-old female victim, did not answer the door, but did try to get a view of the man through the window of her front room.

Appeal after jogger grabbed by naked man in Lancaster

26/3/14: Lancaster police are appealing for information after a woman who was out jogging was grabbed by a naked man on the cycle track on New Quay Road. Between 5.30pm and 6.10pm on Wednesday 19th March, a 52 year old woman was running along the cycle track on New Quay Road towards the junction with Aldcliffe Lane, Lancaster.

Teenage pair sentenced for two burglaries in Morecambe

20/12/13: An 18-year-old man from Morecambe and a 17-year-old boy were today sentenced for committing two burglaries on one street in Morecambe.

Morecambe man imprisoned for robbery and burglaries in hometown

9/12/13: Paul MossPaul Moss, a 42-year-old man from Morecambe was today imprisoned for a total of four years and nine months for a robbery on an 84-year-old woman, trespassing with intent to steal and handling stolen goods. Moss, from Morecambe, but of no fixed address, was sentenced to three years and nine months’ imprisonment at Preston Crown Court having pleaded guilty of committing a robbery.

Appeal after £70,000 of alcohol stolen from Carnforth haulage firm

8/11/13: Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a haulage firm in Carnforth where £70,000 worth of alcohol was stolen. The burglary took place sometime between 6.30pm on Friday 1st November and 9am on Sunday 3rd November at the small family run haulage company in Tewitfield.