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Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder after street attack

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a man was critically injured in a street assault in the early hours of Friday morning. The attack took place on Middleton Street in the Aylestone area of Leicester at about 4.30am on Friday 17th February. A 27-year-man was found bleeding heavily after being attacked on...

Two men plead guilty to Brendan Mason murder

Two men have pleaded guilty to murdering 23-year-old Brendan Mason in July last year. Brendan was found in Abbey Park on the morning of 5 July with severe head injuries. He was taken to hospital but died later that day. He had 99 injuries across his whole body along with defensive type wounds to his...

KFC’s raw meal deal surprise

Hannah Schofield got a nasty surprise when she bit into her KFC meal. Her chicken thigh was raw and bloodied. Her stomach churned as she realised what she had eaten. Hannah had visited the KFC in Mowacre Hill, Leicester, along with her partner Ashley Spalding. They purchased a Family Chicken Bucket meal. Everything seemed fine as they...

Man sentenced to four years for trying to run over Police officer

A driver who intentionally injured a police officer in Loughborough has been sentenced to four years in prison. Mark Courtney Johnson, 34, of Armadale Drive, Leicester, pleaded guilty to Grievous Bodily Harm with intent to resist arrest. He was sentenced at Leicester Crown Court. Police were called to Loughborough after Johnson was seen inside a building...

Police name victim of Albion Street murder

A man who was murdered in Leicester during the early hours of Saturday morning has been named as Lemou Lauric Lebato. The 22-year-old was a student from the borough of Hackney, London. He sustained a stab wound during an assault in Albion Street at around 4am on Saturday morning. He was taken to the Leicester...

Albion Street murder: Victim was 22-year-old student attending a party

A man stabbed to death in Leicester city centre yesterday was a 22-year-old student attending a party in a block of flats. The victim was wounded in Albion Street shortly before 4am on Saturday morning. He was taken to hospital where he subsequently died. Police have issued an urgent appeal to students in the city for...

Watch armed robbers raid jewellery shop in Leicester’s Golden Mile

Three men have been jailed for a total of 21 years after they robbed a jewellers in Leicester’s Golden Mile. The men entered G Naran Jewellers in Belgrave Road and stole a large quantity of Asian gold jewellery. Awale Madar (23), Hussnain Gulzar (18) and Hassan Amir (18) were all found guilty and sentenced at...

Murder inquiry launched after man’s death in Albion Street

Leicestershire Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Leicester. Officers were called shortly before 4am on Saturday 11 February to a report of an assault in Albion Street, Leicester. A man was found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital. He has subsequently died. An area of Bowling Green Street...

Protest march in support of Glenfield Hospital planned today. Drivers warned of disruption

A protest march will take place today opposing the closure of the specialist children's heart unit at Glenfield Hospital. The route will start from Victoria Park and end in the city centre. People traveling to Leicester are being warned of traffic delays. There are expected to be road closures along the route between 12-1pm. The procession...

Have you seen missing Becky Hood?

Police are appealing for information on the disappearance of 20-year-old Becky Hood. Becky went missing from her home in Lutterworth on Monday 6 February. She was wearing a white jacket, green top and black leggings. Becky has brown shoulder length hair and is of large build. Police are becoming increasingly worried for her safety and urge...

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