Tag Archives: learning difficulties

Postman attacked with rock by walker

Blackburn Drugs' Raids by Lancashire Police

Detectives have launched an investigation after a postman was seriously assaulted during his round. The incident happened on Wednesday 8th February on a track leading to a farm in New Church in Pendle at around 12:30pm. The postman was delivering mail to the farm and as he travelled back down the track, he drove through a puddle and accidentally splashed a …

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Guilty plea after robbery from “vulnerable man” in Blackburn

A MAN, who targeted a vulnerable gentleman with learning difficulties, has pleaded guilty at court. Mark Jones, 45, of Heath Street, Salford, appeared at Preston Crown Court yesterday (Friday 22 July) where he pleaded guilty to robbery and theft. Jones admitted targeting a 63-year-old man at Morrisons in Blackburn on 23 October. He led the man from the supermarket in the …

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Man robbed and attacked in Blackburn street

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was robbed in Blackburn. The incident happened on Wednesday 20th July at around 10:00pm on Montague Street close to the Ugo store, formerly known as Netto. The victim, a 44 year old man who has learning difficulties, was walking down the road when he was approached by a man who punched him …

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