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Concern grows for missing teen last seen getting into a car in Leicester

The family of a missing teenager from Leicester are appealing for help to find her. Samantha Davies failed to return to her home in Thurnby Lodge and was reported missing to police yesterday evening (Sunday 3 March). The 18-year-old was last seen by a family member...

Four people rescued after BMW crashes into canal in Leicester

Four people were rescued after a car crashed into a canal in Leicester city centre. The four people, all in their 20s, were rescued by fire crews after their BMW plunged into the Grand Union Canal on Soar Lane. Police had attempted to stop the...

Young man killed in A46 crash in Leicestershire

A man has died following a collision on the A46 near Six Hills in Leicestershire. The accident happened at around 5.45am this morning (2 March) and is believed to have involved a single vehicle.  It is believed the car, a silver Mini, was travelling northbound along...

Man rescued after performing yoga pose on 30ft ledge in Leicester city centre

A man had to be rescued by emergency services after climbing a 30ft building ledge in Leicester city centre. He was spotted on CCTV footage performing what appeared to be a yoga pose on the building. The man had climbed up the former British Home Stores...

Appeal to find family of Leicester man found dead in his home

Authorities are trying to locate the family of a man who was found dead at his home in Leicester. The body of Michael John Baker, who was 63, was found at his home address in the New Parks area of the city on Friday 22 February.

Man killed in fatal collision near Catthorpe Interchange

A man has died in a fatal road traffic collision, close to the Catthorpe Interchange. The incident happened shortly after 2.30pm yesterday (26 February) on the westbound carriageway of the A14, near to the junction with the M1 and M6. The collision involved two vehicles -...

Leicestershire schools are warning pupils of new online game

Some schools across Leicestershire are warning pupils of a new ‘suicide game’ named ‘Momo challenge’ in which young people are encouraged to harm themselves. Momo targets young people via social media, and some authorities in Leicestershire are educating students and parents of the dangers the game poses.

Elderly woman suffers facial fractures after finding thieves in her home

An elderly woman has been left with serious facial injuries after she was attacked in her own home by thieves. Police believe three men broke into the woman’s home on Ashby Road in Ibstock yesterday evening (Sunday 24 February). Officers were called at about 8.40pm to the...

Investigation launched after death of woman in Leicestershire

An investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Market Harborough. Police were called shortly after midday on Thursday (21 February) following concerns for the woman at an address in Douglass Drive, Market Harborough. When Police arrived, an ambulance and Leicestershire Fire and...

Fosse Park cordoned off after ‘police incident’

Police are at the scene of a busy shopping centre in Leicester this morning, following reports of a ram raid at Fosse Park. Police have cordoned off some parts of the shopping centre, where shattered glass can be seen. It is not clear which store has...

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