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Police search for fake doctor behind lottery scam

Police are warning people not to fall for a lottery scam after two people became victims in Leicester. Officers say the suspects seem to be "targeting elderly Asian men and women." The scammers target people with a story that they've won a large sum on the lottery but cannot claim the winnings as they do not...

Man stabbed near city centre now in stable condition

A man injured in a stabbing incident near the city centre yesterday morning is now in a stable condition in hospital. He was found injured around 12.50am at the junction of Sanvey Gate and Soar Lane by a passing police car and was taken to hospital for treatment for a stab wound. He remains in hospital...

Two people injured in car crash in Belgrave

Two people were injured in a car crash, causing one of the cars to flip over and land on its roof. The incident occurred in the Belgrave area of Leicester. Emergency Services were called to the scene of the accident on Melton Road shortly after 6pm yesterday. The collision involved two cars. One car landed on...

Police name man who died in car park assault

Police have named the man who died following an assault in a car park on Friday evening. The man has been named as Graham Hollis, 68, from Scraptoft, Leicester. Police were called to The White House pub on Scraptoft Lane last Friday at 10.10pm after reports of an assault in the car park of the pub. The...

Roads near City Centre closed this morning following stabbing incident

A number of roads have been cordoned off near the City Centre following a stabbing incident in Leicester. The roads impacted include Soar Lane / Jarvis St / Swan St, leading up towards Sanvey Gate. The victim, a man in his fifties, was found injured at around 12.50am this morning (Wednesday 31 May) at the junction...

Body recovered in search for missing man

Police searching for missing man Andrzej Grzegorz Pacholec have recovered a body. The body was found in an area of Sussex earlier this evening. Formal identification has not yet taken place but the body is believed to be that of Mr Pacholec. The 33-year-old was last seen by a family member in the Frolesworth Road area...

Appeal for help to find missing man

Police are appealing for help to find a Leicester man reported missing from his home. Andrzej Grzegorz Pacholec, 33, was last seen by a family member in the Frolesworth Road area, New Parks, Leicester at 4.30pm on Friday 26th May. He was reported missing at 9pm yesterday. Andrzej is described as a white male of medium build...

Man released on bail following car park death

A 23-year-old man has been released on police bail following the death of a man in Scraptoft on Friday evening. A post mortem examination was also carried out on the victim on Sunday, but police said further tests were required to establish the exact cause of death. The man, whose identity has not been released...

Pub issues statement following car park death

A pub has issued a statement following the death of a man in its car park in Leicestershire. Police were called to The White House pub on Scraptoft Lane on Friday 26 May, after a man was assaulted in the car park at around 10.10pm. The man was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary where he...

Increased armed patrols to continue despite reduced threat level

The national threat level has been reduced today from 'critical' to 'severe', the Prime Minister has confirmed. The change indicates an attack is highly likely, but not imminently expected. However, increased patrols put in place across Leicestershire will continue over the Bank Holiday. This means the additional firearm officers who have been deployed to key locations across...

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