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Man dies after three vehicle crash in Leicestershire

A man has died following a three vehicle crash in Leicestershire. The accident happened yesterday (3 July) at about 4.45pm in Bruntingthorpe, near Lutterworth. It involved a car transporter, a BMW and a Ford Fiesta. East Midlands Ambulance Service, Helimed and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene of the crash on Bruntingthorpe Road. The male...

Murdered Leicester jeweller was ‘tortured for security codes’

Four men have gone on trial accused of killing 74-year-old Leicester jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya. The four men are Callan Reeve (20), Charles Mcauley (20), Thomas Jervis (24) and Javon Roach (30). All the men are from Leicester. The prosecution told Birmingham Crown Court Mr Jogiya was kidnapped by the group after locking up his shop in...

Concern grows for 46-year-old man missing in Leicester

Police searching for a missing 46-year-old man are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare. A public appeal has been issued by officers to help find the man. Darren Pollard, 46, was last seen at around 7.30am on Friday (29 June), in the Commercial Square area of Leicester, heading towards the city centre train station. Darren is white,...

Knife arches to be set up in Leicester city centre and Hinckley

Leicestershire Police will be conducting a number of knife arch operations in Hinckley and Leicester city centre during the summer months. The knife arch detects metal as soon as people walk through it, helping to deter knife crime. A similar operation was conducted in Barwell and Earl Shilton last week. The knife arch was placed on...

Ten dogs killed and cyclist injured in crash in Leicestershire

Ten dogs have died after a horrific collision with a car in Leicestershire. It happened on Whissendine Road, near Oakham, on Monday morning (25 June). The collision involved a car, cyclist and a number of hunting dogs. Two employees of the Cottesmore Hunt were out on bicycles exercising the group of hounds. In the crash, one...

16-year-old girl makes parachute jump in memory of soldier dad killed in Afghanistan

A 16-year-old girl from Leicestershire has made her first parachute jump in memory of her dad, who died whilst serving in Afghanistan ten years ago. Jordan Shirley, from Syston, lost her father, Daniel, when she was just six years old. Daniel was killed ten years ago in Afghanistan while fighting the Taliban. To mark the anniversary, Jordan...

Bottle of flammable liquid thrown into house with two people inside

Two people have been arrested after a bottle containing flammable liquid was thrown into a house, with the occupants inside. The incident happened in the early hours of this morning, at a property in Stafford Avenue, in Melton Mowbray. A 36-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man, both from the Melton area, remain in police custody on...

Woman trapped under car in Narborough crash

A woman has been taken to hospital with "serious injuries" after she became trapped under a crashed car in Narborough. The incident happened just after 1.20pm this lunchtime, on Leicester Road in Narborough. Police say two cars were involved in the accident. A female, believed to be a pedestrian, was trapped under one of the vehicles. She...

Fire breaks out in industrial unit in Leicester

Police are warning motorists and the public to avoid an area in the city after a fire broke out in an industrial building in the early hours of this morning. The incident occurred on an industrial unit on St Saviours Road, just before 6am this morning. Police are currently in the process of evacuating residents living...

Breaking news: 82-year-old missing in Leicestershire is found

An 82-year-old man who had gone missing in Lutterworth has been found. Peter Coyne was last seen leaving a family address in Riverside Road, Lutterworth, at 2pm on Saturday. He had travelled down from his home in Stockport to visit them. Police officers, assisted by Leicestershire Search and Rescue, have been carrying out extensive searches in...

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