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Men get into car and slash driver’s head in Leicestershire

A man was slashed on his head with a knife after two men got into his car as he was driving home. The incident took place in Loughborough on Tuesday (11 June) and Leicestershire Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward. The...

Search underway for missing teen from Leicester

Police are becoming increasingly worried for a teenage girl who has gone missing from her home in Leicester. Officers are appealing to the public for information about the missing girl and for anyone who may have seen her or knows where she might be, to come forward.

Police investigation launched after man’s body found in Leicester house

A man's body was found in a house in the Northfields area of the city yesterday. The body was found at around 3pm inside a property on Northfield Road, near Gipsy Lane. Officers cordoned off the property as forensic specialists carried out an investigation of the...

Father admits stalking his daughter in Leicester

A father has pleaded guilty to stalking and confronting his daughter while she was studying at a university in Leicester. The man from Northamptonshire began following his daughter after she moved to the city to study in September 2017. The woman’s family had tried to stop...

Heavy rain and winds cause huge disruption across Leicestershire

Leicestershire has been hit by heavy rain and winds overnight, with the miserable weather set to continue. The Met Office had issued a yellow weather warning from midday on Monday to midnight tonight - and the prediction has come true. The heavy rain and winds...

Man from Wigston jailed after drugs found hidden in his bottom

A man from Wigston who was caught drug dealing in a Bedford flat has been jailed for four years. Dale Williams was arrested in the flat on Clapham Road after a search warrant was executed on the property by Bedfordshire Police last month. Three men were...

Woman stabbed multiple times in Loughborough street

A woman has been stabbed multiple times in the leg as she walked along a Loughborough street during the early hours of yesterday. The victim, who is in her 20s, was in the area of Burleigh Road at around 2.25am on Sunday (9 June) when the incident took place....

Mum sentenced for killing her newborn baby

A woman found guilty of murdering her baby daughter at her Leicestershire home has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Hannah Cobley was found guilty of murder yesterday following a four-week trial at Leicester Crown Court, as full details of the tragic case were revealed. The 29-year-old...

Knife fight leaves teen fighting for life in Leicester

A teenager was found with serious knife injuries in the Belgrave area of the city yesterday. Police were called to Linford Street at around 6pm yesterday (6 June) after reports of a fight breaking out amongst a group of men. It is believed the fight started...

Face of mother found guilty of murdering newborn baby in Leicestershire

A woman has been found guilty of murdering her newborn baby in Leicestershire. Hannah Cobley, 29, was convicted today (6 June) of the murder of the baby girl, born at 32-weeks, following a four-week trial at Leicester Crown Court. The body of the baby was found...

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