Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman had £400 snatched from her in Burnley town centre.
It happened at around midday on Monday, June 6 when the 33-year-old woman had just withdrawn the money from the Santander bank on St James Street and put it in a plastic wallet. A short time later, as she was near Barclays bank, a man ran past and snatched the wallet from her hand before running off.
The man is described as white, aged in his 20s, approximately 5ft 6in, medium build with stubble. He is believed to have been wearing a white baseball call with a pattern on the front and a white t-shirt and shorts.
PC Kevin Hadfield of Burnley Police said:
This woman has had a substantial amount of cash stolen from her as she walked through Burnley town centre and we are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or recognises the description of the man.
I would urge anyone who has any information that could help with our enquiries to get in touch with us as soon as possible.
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference EF1605766.
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Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after an unprovoked attack on two men in a bar in Burnley.
At around 3.40am on Sunday April 17 two men, both aged 23 from Burnley, have been stood at the bar in Macs on Hammerton Street when they have been assaulted.
One of the men has suffered a broken jaw which required an operation and the second was left with bleeding to his eye.
PC Andy Marston from Burnley Police said:
This was a completely out of the blue unprovoked attack on two men who were just trying to enjoy a night out but have instead been left injured.
If you know the man in the pictures, please get in touch. Similarly, if this is you please contact the police to assist us with our enquiries.
Anyone with information can call us on 101 quoting incident reference 550 of April 18th.
Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
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Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a man was seen touching himself inappropriately in public.
Officers were called out to Colbran Street, Burnley, at around 5pm on Sunday, to reports a man had been carrying out a lewd act in full view on a residential street.
Detective Sergeant Paul Barlow, of Burnley Police, said:
This is clearly quite a concerning incident, where a male appears to have been touching himself inappropriately in public in broad daylight.
We are now keen to trace the man pictured, in connection with our ongoing investigation, and we would urge anyone who recognises him or has information about who he might be to contact us.
Anybody with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0870 of May 1st. Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers.co.uk.
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Police areappealing for information after a motorcyclist died following a crash in Burnley.
It happened on Friday 11th March, when a black BMW crashed with a blue Yamaha 600cc motorcycle which was travelling in the opposite direction.
The motorcyclist, a 41 year old man from Burnley, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he later died.
“One man has sadly lost his life as a result of this collision and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed what happened to contact us. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have seen either vehicle prior to the collision. The motorcycle travelled from the Colne Road area while the BMW travelled from the Barden Lane area.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 791 of 11th March.