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Update: Two men remain in custody as Police name Charter Street victim

Two men remain in custody and continue to be questioned in connection with the death in Charter Street in Leicester. Police have now named the victim who was found at 8.25am on Saturday morning. He is 40-year-old Promise Ndlovu. The men, aged 34 and 55, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday after the...

Bede Park sex attack – Public urged to be cautious

People have been advised not to walk through secluded parts of Bede Park after a serious sexual asssult took place over the weekend. A woman was walking through the park at 7.15am on Saturday morning (29 0ctober) when she was approached by a man and assaulted. She sustained minor injuries in the attack and is currently...

Three people arrested after man’s body found in Leicester

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a car park in Leicester. The body was discovered in Charter Street at 8.25am on Saturday 29 October. The death is being treated as suspicious. The victim has not been formally identified and investigations to establish the circumstances surrounding the...

Man pleads guilty to Braunstone Gate murder

A 21-year-old Leicester man has pleaded guilty to the murder of Adam Bent in Braunstone Gate in Leicester. Adam was with friends in Sumo Bar when he left briefly to go to a nearby cash point. Cameron Fields was also in the bar and left at the same time. Both men walked along the street...

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.

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