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Face of man who sexually abused girl from the age of eight

A 77-year-old man who sexually abused an 8-year-old girl more than four decades ago has been jailed. Dennis Damon was found guilty of eight counts of rape and two counts of indecent assault at Leicester Crown Court yesterday (May 23). Damon was jailed for 16 years and was placed on the sex offenders register for life...

Man admits stabbing victim outside Leicester Royal Infirmary

A 22-year-old man has admitted stabbing his victim outside the Leicester Royal Infirmary and damaging hospital equipment in an incident earlier this year. Yusuf Aka appeared at Leicester Crown Court yesterday (23 May). He admitted the charges of Section 18 wounding with intent, affray and possession of an offensive weapon. The victim, a 25-year-old man and...

Armed police arrest man after seven hour standoff in Leicester

A 33-year-old man has been arrested after armed police surrounded a house in Leicester yesterday. The man was arrested after a seven hour standoff yesterday evening on Vyners Close in Thorpe Astley. Police have confirmed the arrest was in relation to a theft incident. A spokesman for the Police said: “In the interest of officer and public...

Live: Armed Police surround house in Leicester and close off road

Armed police are at the scene of a house in Leicester and have blocked off a road around the incident. Police have confirmed that they have surrounded a house on Vyners Close in Thorpe Astley, as they attempt to arrest an individual inside the property. A spokesman for the Police said: “Officers are currently in attendance...

Leicestershire Police take uninsured pregnant driver to hospital after her waters break

A police officer, who stopped an uninsured pregnant driver, had to take her to hospital after her waters broke. The officer had stopped the woman yesterday morning after the car was picked up by the automatic number plate recognition system for being uninsured. The woman pulled up in her Citroen car and told officers her waters...

Thugs on motorbike snatch gold chains off woman in Belgrave

Thieves on a motorcycle have snatched gold chains off their victim and attempted to steal another one in two separate incidents over the weekend. The attacks happened in the Belgrave area of the city and Police are asking the public to remain vigilant. Both incidents took place on Sunday 20 May. The first incident took place...

Body found in missing person enquiry

Police investigating the disappearance of missing Leicester man Richard Coleman have found a body. The discovery was made yesterday evening in the Gipsy Lane area. Although formal identification of the body has not yet been confirmed, it is believed to be that of 38-year-old Richard who went missing on Thursday morning (17 May) in the Rushey...

Armed robbers raid Aylestone store and make off with cash

Three men armed with knives robbed a convenience store in Leicester this morning. The incident took place on Aylestone Road at around 7am this morning. Police were called to the Co-op store after receiving reports of the robbery, near the junction with Middleton Street. The men threatened staff with the knife and made off with a...

Man seriously injured after liquid thrown in his face in Leicester street

A man has been seriously injured after liquid was thrown in his face in a Leicester street. The attack took place on Jarrom Street, near Leicester city centre at 9.30am yesterday. The 20-year-old victim was approached by a man at Jarrom Court, who threw the liquid in his face and then fled the scene. The attacker...

Men charged with murder of Leicester jeweller enter pleas

Two men from Leicester have admitted their part in the robbery and kidnap of Belgrave road jeweller, Ramniklal Jogiya. Callan Reeve, 19, and Thomas Jervis, 24, both pleaded guilty when they appeared at Leicester Crown Court yesterday (Friday May 18). Both men admitted they took part in the kidnap and robbery of the city jeweller...

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