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Dog walker scarred for life after face slashed in Leicestershire

A man has been scarred for life after his face was slashed with a sharp object in Loughborough. The 48-year-old victim was walking his dog along Pear Tree Lane when a man on a cycle rode past him and struck him with a sharp object causing a laceration to his face. The incident took place at...

12-year-old boy killed in collision in Loughborough named

A 12-year-old boy who died following a road traffic collision in Loughborough has been formally named. Mohammed Emadur Rahman died of his injuries following the fatal incident on Tuesday 13 November. The collision took place on Meadow Lane, close to its junction with Waterside Close, and involved the boy and a blue Ford Fiesta. Mohammed, from Loughborough,...

Hinckley Road explosion: Trio ‘wanted £300k insurance payout’

Three men accused of the murder of five people in an explosion in Leicester had hoped to claim a £300,000 insurance payout, a court has heard. The blast in the Hinckley Road shop on 25 February destroyed a supermarket and the flat above where a family lived. The court was told Mr Hassan was caught on...

School boy dies after being hit by car in Leicestershire

A school boy has died following a road traffic collision in Loughborough last night. The 12-year-old boy died of his injuries yesterday (13 November) evening. Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward with information. Police were called to Meadow Lane, close to the junction with Waterside Close, in Loughborough, at around...

Divers search lake in Abbey Park for missing Leicester man

Police have released a CCTV image captured shortly after a missing Leicester man was last seen. Paresh Patel left his home address, close to Melton Road, around 9pm on Saturday 10 November and has not returned. Enquiries carried out so far have uncovered CCTV footage of Paresh walking along Belgrave Road, close to Abbey Park, at...

Man jailed for stabbing 15-year-old at party in Loughborough

A man from Loughborough who stabbed a 15-year-old after a disagreement at a party has been jailed. 24-year-old Ashpak Chowdhury was given a three year jail sentence after the altercation in June this year. The defendant and the teenage boy were at a party in Loughborough, when they both were involved in an argument. Chowdhury, of Bridgeland...

Man arrested after fleeing scene of fatal collision in Leicestershire

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal collision in Loughborough. Police were called to Holt Drive at around 3.55am on Sunday (11 November) where a pedestrian, who is in his 60s, was found. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle involved in the collision had left the scene following the...

Pensioner returns from husband’s deathbed to find house burgled

An elderly woman returned to her house in Leicester following the death of her husband to find her home had been burgled. The thieves ransacked her house and took sentimental items belonging to her late husband. The incident took place on Spencefield Lane on Wednesday 7 November, sometime between 10pm and 10.50pm. The elderly woman in...

Concern grows for missing Leicester man who has a medical condition

Concern is growing for a missing 48-year-old man who has not been seen since Saturday. Paresh Patel was last seen near the Melton Road area of Leicester, at around 9pm on Saturday 10 November. Paresh has not been reported missing before. He also has a medical condition which requires regular medication and his family and officers...

Pedestrian killed in collision in Leicestershire

A man has died following a collision with a vehicle in Loughborough in the early hours of this morning. Police were called to Holt Drive, at around 3.55am today (Sunday 11 November), where the pedestrian, who is in his 60s, was found. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle involved in the collision had...

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