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Have you seen missing 14-year-old Mark Watson?

Police have launched an appeal today to find missing teenager Mark Watson. He was last seen in the Willow Court area of Leicester during the early evening of Friday 11th November. It is out of character for Mark to go missing and officers are keen to ensure he is safe and well. He is white, about...

Police begin investigation into Keith Vaz drug claims

The Police have started an investigation into possible drug offences by Leicester MP Keith Vaz. The investigation comes two months after the MP was embroiled in a scandal involving two male escorts. Mr Vaz quit as chairman of the influential Home Affairs Select committee in September, after the Sunday Mirror claimed he paid for the...

Man jailed for 10 years for stabbing outside pub

A Leicester man who used a knife during an argument outside a pub has been jailed for 10 years. Darren Eason appeared at Leicester Crown Court on Friday 11th November and was sentenced for grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife. He was also ordered to spend an extended four years on licence when...

Emma Magson receives life sentence for murder

Emma Magson was back in court today, where was given a life sentence for the murder of her partner James Knight. She was found guilty last week at Leicester Crown Court and her sentence today means she will serve a minimum of 17 years. Mr Knight, 26, died after being stabbed in the chest during the...

Hinckley deaths: Two minute’s silence and vigil held

A two minute silence and vigil was held to remember the two children found dead at their Hinckley home along with their father last week. Youngsters from Hinckley Rugby Football Club and Hinckley AFC remembered their fellow players Adam Stokes (11) and his brother Matthew (5) with a two minute silence. Police found the boys bodies...

Father makes emotional appeal for missing son

The father of missing Yasir Osman has made an emotional plea for him to come home. The 16-year-old has been missing since Thursday 27 October and has not made contact with his family since. His dad Aweys Yusuf, made an appeal for him to come home, saying: “Please Yasir, we are very worried about you. Your...

Leicester City Centre Street cordoned off following assault

Two men have been arrested following an assault outside a nightclub in King Street in Leicester City Centre. The attack took place just after 5am this morning (Saturday 5 November). A section of King Street has been cordoned off while enquiries are being carried out. The victim sustained injuries to his neck and is currently receiving...

Woman found guilty of murdering her partner

A woman has today been found guilty of the murder of her boyfriend after stabbing him during an argument. Emma Magson, of Sylvan Street, Leicester, stabbed James Knight, 26, in the chest during the early hours of Sunday 27 March following an argument. Knowing what she had done she insisted to those around her, including the...

Man and two children found dead in Leicestershire

Two children and a man have been found dead in a house in Hinckley in Leicestershire. A woman was also found injured and is currently stable in hospital. Police officers were called to a house in Welwyn Road at around 9.30pm last night after residents reported hearing a disturbance at the property. Police officers and negotiators...

Car careers into pedestrians in Braunstone Gate

Four people were injured after a car crashed into a crowd of people waiting at a bus stop in Humberstone Gate. A woman was seriously injured in the hit and run incident, which took place shortly before 5pm yesterday. Eyewitnesses said they saw a black Hyundai collide with several people and then being driven "erratically" after...

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