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Cannabis worth £200,000 discovered in house in Whitwick

Leicestershire Police have discovered a large amount of cannabis plants, thought to be worth £200,000. The search warrant was executed on a property in Whitwick after residents became concerned about a ‘weird smell’. On entering the property, Police discovered cannabis plants with a street value of...

Armed police raid apartment in Leicester city centre

Armed Police were at the center of an incident in Leicester city centre today, which subsequently resulted in the arrest of a man. Police officers were supported by an armed response team at the scene of a block of apartments on High Street, at lunchtime today (April 15).

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Leicestershire

A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Fenny Drayton yesterday (Friday 12 April). The collision involved a motorcycle and a white Mercedes Sprinter van and took place on the A444 at around 11.20am. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. It’s believed he...

Controversial plans to build 300 new homes in Oadby given go ahead

Plans to build more than 300 new homes near Gartree Road in Oadby have been given the go ahead, despite objections from local residents. Over fifty residents attended a heated meeting which was held in Wigston College yesterday (April 11) evening. The owners of the land,...

Couple killed in fire in Leicestershire named

An elderly couple who died in a fire in a Leicestershire village have been named by the coroners office. Emergency services were called to the fatal house fire in Church Road, in Kirby Muxloe,  in the early hours of Friday 5 April. The couple have been...

Man indecently exposes himself to two schoolgirls in Oadby

Leicestershire Police are looking for a man who indecently exposed himself to two schoolgirls in Oadby. The first incident took place on Lowcroft Drive yesterday afternoon and the second incident occurred on Coombe Rise later the same day. In each incident a man travelling in a...

Man charged with growing drugs after house fire in Leicester

A man from Leicester has been charged with a number of offences following a house fire where drugs were being grown in the property. 24-year-old Marek Kaminski has been charged with four offences in relation to the cultivation of cannabis plants at an address off Narborough Road.

Watch video of mass brawl in McDonalds in Leicester

A group of youths were involved in a mass brawl in a McDonald's restaurant in Leicester city centre. The incident involved a number of young men and women, and took place in the early hours of Saturday 6 April. The fight was filmed by a member...

Hitman who killed mum from Hinckley demands IVF treatment to become a dad

A hitman who murdered a mum-of-two from Hinckley has demanded £8,000 IVF treatment so he can father a child from jail. Aaron Newman, 28, was sentenced to 31-years in prison for shooting Hayley Pointon when he was hired to kill her boyfriend. Newman argues he has...

Watch CCTV of woman in her 50s having her cash and card stolen in Evington

Police want to speak to two men after a woman in her 50s had her cash and bank card stolen in Leicester. Police have released video footage of the two men approaching the woman at a cash machine in Evington just after 1pm on February 25.

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