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24-year-old man arrested for horrific sexual attack in Leicester

A 24-year-old man has been arrested over the attempted murder and sexual assault of a woman in Leicester. The victim, aged in her 50s, was found brutally beaten and unconscious in a park off Cedar Road on 3 August. She regained consciousness on Wednesday, nearly two weeks after the attack, and is now in a stable condition. Leicestershire...

Woman cyclist killed in collision with car in Leicestershire

A woman has died following a collision with a car in Oakham yesterday evening. The incident happened at about 6.50pm on Teigh Road near the junction with Edmondthorpe Mere. It involved the woman who was riding a bicycle and a black Landrover. The woman was with a number of other cyclists at the time of the...

Couple assaulted in Leicester city centre

Leicestershire Police are appealing for help after after an assault in Leicester city centre. A couple were assaulted on Lower Brown Street at around 2.30pm on Tuesday 31 July. It’s believed there were a number of people in the area at the time who may have witnessed the assault. The victims, both in their 20s, received...

Leicester sex attack: 16-year-old questioned over attempted murder

A woman in her 50s remains in hospital two-weeks after a horrific sexual attack near the Evington Road area of the city. The woman was found badly beaten and unconscious near a children's play park on Cedar Road and Evington Place at about 4.45am on 3 August. Detectives said the woman had suffered a violent and...

Man has substance thrown in his face on Leicester street

A 51-year-old man was treated by paramedics after a substance was thrown into his face and eyes in Leicester city centre. The incident happened on Market Street on Monday 13th August shortly before 11.30pm. The man was treated by ambulance staff and firefighters, who washed the man’s face and eyes with water. Police are searching for two...

76-year-old woman in hospital after being hit by car in Leicester city centre

A 76-year-old woman remains in hospital following a collision in a Leicester city centre street. The incident, which happened in Mansfield Street on Wednesday 8 August at 4.53pm, involved a black Volvo car and four pedestrians. The four pedestrians were taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham following the collision. Three of them were subsequently...

Driver arrested for driving from Coventry to Leicester on wrong side of M69

A driver went all the way from Coventry to Leicester on the wrong side of the M69 before crashing into the embankment. The car was pursued by Leicestershire Police Armed Response Unit, until the car crashed into the barrier. The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning (11 August). Thankfully, there were no injuries...

Mystery over identify of man’s body found in Leicester solved

A man who was found dead in Leicester last month has been identified following an appeal for public help. The man has been identified as 33-year-old Mariusz Wojtowicz. His body was discovered in Braunstone Lane East in July. His death is not being treated as suspicious, however despite exhaustive efforts, Police were unable to confirm his...

Latest on Oadby crash that killed 21-year-old man

A man has died and another remains seriously injured after a car crash in Oadby last night. The accident took place on Gartree Road, near the Spire Hospital, at around 11.20pm. The 21-year-old driver of a black Honda Civic was pronounced dead in hospital after the car left a country lane and crashed into a...

Leicestershire man who claimed he had ‘sexsomnia’ is convicted of rape

A man who claimed he was fast asleep when he had sex with a woman after a night out has been found guilty of rape. Karl Gammon, 24, from Albert Street, Loughborough, denied the charge, telling Leicester Crown Court that he suffered from a rare sleeping disorder known as “sexsomnia” or “sleep-related sexual behaviour.” While he...

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