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Victoria Park Attack: Police arrest 17-year-old youth

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for a "horrific" attack on a woman in Leicester's Victoria Park. The youth was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder yesteday evening and is currently in police custody where he will be questioned by detectives. The victim in her 20s was brutally attacked and when found had visible head and...

Two people die in M1 motorway collision

Two people have died in a collision on the M1 motorway yesterday afternoon. The collision happened at around 4.10pm on the southbound carriageway between Junction 20 for Lutterworth and Junction 19 known as the Catthorpe Interchange. It involved three vehicles; a white Fiat 500, a black Vauxhall Corsa and a white HGV lorry. The driver and passenger...

Victoria Park Attack: Police release CCTV footage of man they want to trace

Police investigating a horrific attack on a young woman in Leicester’s Victoria Park last night have released CCTV footage of a man they urgently want to trace. The man was seen in the area just minutes before the assault happened at around 11.40pm yesterday (Monday 3 July). The woman was walking from Granville Road across the...

Woman brutally attacked in Victoria Park

A woman is in a critical condition after being brutally attacked in Victoria Park last night. The woman believed to be in her 20's was attacked at around 11.40pm yesterday (Monday 3 July). She was found in bushes, near the recycling bins off Victoria Park Road. She was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Her condition...

Leicester’s iconic Central Fire Station could close

Concerns are growing that Central Fire Station in Leicester could close down to save money. The new plans could see Central Fire Station sharing a city centre hub with the Police at their Mansfield House building near the Haymarket Bus Station. By moving both services into the same building will save hundreds of thousands of...

Man jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing teenage girls

A man who targeted vulnerable young girls for his sexual gratification has been jailed for 12 years at Leicester Crown Court. Daniel Painter, 28, from Market Harborough was sentenced on Thursday (29 June) for the appalling crimes against two teenagers. The court heard how he had befriended the victims, aged 15 and 16 at the time...

Belgrave Gate reopens after City Centre stabbing

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Leicester City Centre in the early hours of this morning. The victim was found by a police patrol at around 3.45am today (Sunday 2 July) outside Brighthouse on Belgrave Gate. He was taken to hospital where he is being treated for a stab wound. He is said...

Latest job opportunities with Leicester City

Ever fancied working for Leicester City Football Club. Well now's your chance with some exciting vacancies at the King Power Stadium. Here's a pick of the current jobs on offer: Marketing Executive Closing date: Monday 17 July 2017 Events Assistants Closing date: Monday 14 July 2017 Tour Guides Closing date: Monday 14 July 2017 Car Park Attendants Closing date: Monday 14 July 2017 Fanstore...

Cars set alight in Melton Mowbray

Police are investigating after five vehicles were damaged by fire in Melton Mowbray. Officers were called to Dieppe Way and nearby Drummond Walk at 4.30am on Saturday morning after receiving a report of the damage. Most of the five parked vehicles were set alight in Drummond Walk with only one reportedly damaged in Dieppe Way. The...

Man found dead on driveway in Oakham

The death of man who was found on a driveway in Oakham is not being treated as suspicious, Leicestershire Police have said. Police were called to Lonsdale Way at around 5.30am yesterday, after a member of the public found the body of an elderly man on a driveway outside a house. Enquiries into the death have...

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