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Woman murdered in her home is named by Police

A woman found dead at her home in a Leicestershire village on Sunday morning has been named as 72-year-old Jane Hings. Miss Hings was found in her bungalow in Elizabeth Road, Fleckney, shortly after 8am on Sunday 24 September. A post-mortem examination has so far failed to identify her cause of death and the results of...

CCTV released of armed robbery at bookmakers

Police have released footage of an armed robbery taking place at a Loughborough bookmakers, and are appealing for help to identify the raider. A man armed with a gun can be seen entering the Ladbrokes in Cattle Market, just after 9pm on Friday 14 July, where he threatened an employee. He left the premises shortly...

Man arrested on suspicion of murder following discovery of woman’s body

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, following the discovery of a woman's body in Fleckney. The 25-year-old man, who is also from the Fleckney area, was arrested this morning. He is currently being held in police custody where he will be interviewed later today. The woman, who is believed to have been in...

Murder inquiry launched after body of woman found

Police have launched a murder inquiry after the discovery of a woman's body in Fleckney, near Market Harborough. The body of the elderly woman was found yesterday morning (Sunday 24 September) at a bungalow in Elizabeth Road. A post mortem was carried out last night on the woman’s body, which proved inconclusive and although the results...

Armed police called in after teenager stabbed in Loughborough

A 29-year-old man has been arrested after a person was found seriously injured at a property in Loughborough. Police were called to Russell Street just after 9am yesterday (Sunday 24 September) following reports of a disturbance at an address in the street. Two men were seen going into the address and then leaving on foot a...

Calls for improvements on A46 after death of young couple

A young couple who died on a flooded road has prompted a coroner to push for action to prevent future casualties. Shahbaz Bhim, 23, and his fiancee Sana Sutaria, 24, survived when their BMW crashed into a brook on the A46, as they drove home to Leicester. However, as they got out of their car, they...

Teen denies rape and attempted murder in Victoria Park attack

A teenager accused of raping and attempting to murder a woman in Victoria Park appeared in court today. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named because of his age, was arrested following the brutal attack, rape and robbery of the woman in the park in early July. The teenager appeared at Leicester Crown Court wearing blue jeans...

Man charged with attempted murder after car hits two pedastrians

Police have charged a man following two road collision incidents in Leicester, involving a 12-year-old girl and the second, which left a women with serious injuries. Paul Moore, 21, of Letchworth Road, appeared at Leicester Magistrates Court yesterday. He was charged with attempted murder, attempted grievous bodily harm with intent, dangerous driving and driving under the...

Eight people arrested on suspicion of making explosives in Leicester

Eight people were arrested earlier today on suspicion of making explosives in Leicester city centre. Police raided two properties on Daneshill Road after reports of a serious assault. A 51-year-old was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and while officers were searching the property they found items which caused some concern. In the interests of public safety,...

1 in 5 people in Leicester cannot pay their regular monthly bills

A new survey has revealed more than a fifth of people in Leicester are missing bill payments consecutively, with the city featured in the top 10 areas of the UK with debt problems. The research, carried out by the Money Advice Service, found 21% of residents in Leicester have problems with debt. The picture is...

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