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Family find dead maggot inside Tesco cooked chicken

A family were left disgusted after cutting open a pre-cooked Tesco chicken to find a dead maggot inside. Pregnant Julie Finney, 26, was carving the chicken when she spotted the dead maggot inside. She rushed upstairs to the bathroom to be sick and has had an upset stomach ever since she made the grim discovery. Julia’s...

Man arrested and released on bail in Wigston

Police have released a man on bail following an arrest in Wigston town centre on Saturday 22nd October. A member of the public called the police reporting that a man had been acting suspiciously and approached a child near Sainsbury’s. A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and later bailed pending further enquiries. Officers...

Lives Not Knives – Knife amnesty begins in Leicester

A month-long amnesty has been launched for those who carry knives on the streets of Leicester. Amnesty bins have been installed in six police stations in and around the city. Anyone who carries a knife is being urged to take it to one of the bins to safely dispose of the knife. The initiative is...

Police seeking two people in connection with body in City Centre canal

Detectives investigating the death of a Polish man have released images of two people they believe may be able to assist them. Wojciech Wojciechowski, 45, was discovered in Freemans Common Lock, off Eastern Boulevard on 24th September. Enquiries continue to establish how he died and detectives are appealing for any information about his last...

Company directors receive jail sentence for training fraud

Two company directors who claimed their organisation was offering training services have been sentenced to 21 months in jail for fraud. They claimed more than £190,000 from training provider Learndirect between August 2011 and February 2013, through a company called Focus Four Limited. The two directors, Frederick Wilson, 55, from Market Harborough and Philip Hyams, 55,...

Update: Missing Leicester man found safe and well

Update: Missing Leicester man, Robert Paling, has been found safe and well. Robert, 56, of Richmore Road, was reported missing on Sunday 16 October. He returned home this morning (Tuesday 18 October). Leicestershire Police would like to thank everyone who assisted with their enquiries and shared the appeal.

Leicestershire Police respond after burglary controversy

Leicestershire Police has been accused of suggesting burglaries should not be investigated if windows were left open or in other preventable cases. The controversy occurred after assistant chief constable, Phil Kay, told a local newspaper homeowners might "take notice" if they thought police would not investigate. The Daily Mail re-published the comments with the headline: "Now...

Can you help find missing Leicester man?

Leicestershire Police have issued an appeal for help to find missing Leicester man, Robert Paling. Robert, 56, of Richmore Road, was last seen in Lutterworth on Tuesday 11th October. He was reported missing on Sunday 16th October. His family are concerned for his welfare and would urge him to get in touch. He has been described as...

Fearless Foxes train named in honour of Leicester’s Premier League win

East Midlands Trains have honoured Leicester City Football Club by unveiling a train called 'The Fearless Foxes' in tribute to the team's incredible achievement last season. The high speed train was unveiled by Claudio Ranieri and Wes Morgan on Friday 14th October and will be used for services from East Midlands to London. After the unveiling...

Murder investigation underway as Alice Ruggles from Leicester found dead in Gateshead

A murder investigation has been launched after a 24 year old woman from Leicestershire died from "serious injuries" in Gateshead. Alice Ruggles, 24, was found dead in a home near Saltwell Park . Ambulance crews tried to save her but she was pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday evening. Officers arrested a 25-year-old man -...

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