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Appeal to find missing Leicester teenager

Can you help Police find missing teenager Che Cooper? The 15-year-old was last seen on Monday 12 June close to Leicester train station. The Police have been making a number of enquiries to locate him and are now asking the public for help for any recent sightings of him. Che is described as black, around 5ft 7ins...

Council to install sprinklers in Leicester tower blocks

Leicester City Council is fitting sprinkler systems in six tower blocks in Leicester. The decision comes in wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in London where 79 people are feared to have died. The council said it would be installing the system in all towers which contain more than 500 homes to reassure tenants of their...

Investigation launched after six police officers injured in disorder on Belgrave Road

Police have launched an investigation to find those responsible for a protracted period of public disorder on Belgrave Road on Sunday. A large crowd had gathered on Belgrave Road following the ICC Cricket Champions Cup final between Pakistan and India which Pakistan had won. But the celebrations, which had begun in good humour, sadly turned ugly...

Police name man found dead in New Parks and treat death as suspicious

Police have named the deceased man found in a property in the New Parks area of Leicester. He has been identified as 60-year-old Peter West. He was found in a house on Glazebrook Road on Tuesday 20 June. His death is being treated as suspicious and enquiries are continuing to understand exactly what happened. A 35-year-old woman...

Missing teenager found safe and well

Missing 16-year-old, Abbie Christopher, has been found safe and well. She was found in the Shepshed area yesterday (Wednesday 21 June). She was reported missing from the Groby on Thursday 18 June. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal and helped police with their enquiries. To keep up with all the latest news across Leicestershire, please...

Father and daughter sentenced for killing neighbour

A father and his daughter have been jailed for killing their neighbour in a dispute over a burst football. Natalie Bollen, 28, of Waldwick Close and her 48 year-old father William Jelly, of Impey Close were found guilty of causing the death of 34 year-old Kelly Machin. Leicester Crown Court sentenced them both to seven years...

Appeal for help to find missing teenager

Police are appealing for help to find missing teenager Abbie Christopher. The 16-year-old was last seen in a store in Charnwood Road, Shepshed on Monday 19 June. She had been reported missing from the Wallace Road area of Groby on Sunday 18 June. The Police are worried about her welfare and appealing to the public for help. She...

Body of man found in New Parks

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man at a property in New Parks. The Police were called to a house on Glazebrook Road at 11am today (Tuesday 20 June) where the body was found. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are underway to ascertain the exact circumstances surrounding...

Incredible images of car smashing into Glenfield pub

CCTV footage has captured the incredible moments an out of control car smashed into the car park of a pub in Glenfield over the weekend. The incident took place at The Nags Head pub in Glenfield on Saturday afternoon (17 June) The vehicle smashed into bollards and ended up in the car park of the...

Homeless man dies on Evington Road

Part of Evington Road was cordoned off this morning following the discovery of a man lying unconscious on the pavement. Ambulance Services were called just after 7am this morning to find the man lying unconscious outside the Co-op Store near the junction with Kedlestone Road. The man who was in his forties was alive when...

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