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Woman who abandoned 20 animals banned from keeping pets

A woman who abandoned 20 animals, failing to feed and clean them, has been disqualified from keeping animals for five years. Nicole Williams, 43, of Grace Road, Leicester, pleaded guilty to four offences of failing to meet the needs of her animals at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court. She abandoned four dogs, five kittens, nine horses and two...

Man denies Leicester Railway Station murder

A man has pleaded not guilty to murdering a man who was found stabbed outside Leicester Railway Station Rajesh Khunti, 30, appeared at Leicester Crown Court this week accused of killing Dilovan Fazil Mohammed. Mr Mohammed, also aged 30, was found injured outside the station on 8 March and died after being taken to the hospital. Police...

Council recalls kids drinking cups over choking concern

Leicester City Council is recalling around 3,000 infant drinking cups due to concerns over loose drinking spouts. The cups were given to families as part of the 'Healthy Teeth, Happy Smiles' campaign, which promotes good oral health in Leicester. The bottles were intended as a healthier alternative to baby bottles for infants aged six months...

Drug dealer from Leicester jailed

A man from Leicester has been jailed for more than five years after pleading guilty to a number of offences including the supply of drugs. Kyle Garner, 31, of Greystoke Close, appeared in Leicester Crown Court on Wednesday (26 July). He pleaded guilty to two counts of possession, with intent to supply Class A and...

Police arrest 13 suspects after multiple raids across the city

Police have arrested 13 suspects as part of an operation to target violent offenders and burglars across Leicestershire last week. Over 40 addresses were visited by officers over two-days, targeting those who have either failed to appear in court, were suspected of crimes in live unsolved investigations, or were the subject of prison recalls or...

Police find body in missing person investigation

Police searching for a missing person from Hinckley have discovered a body. Although formal identification of the body has not yet been confirmed, it is believed to be that of missing man, Robin Mills. The discovery was made earlier this afternoon in an area close to Mancetter in Warwickshire. Robin was reported missing from his home address...

Locals set up fund to pay for Jane’s funeral

Neighbours and friends of Jane Hing's, who was murdered in her own home in Fleckney, have set up a fund to pay for her funeral. They have raised £2,750 so far, towards their target of £3,000 in just a matter of days. The money will be used to pay for Jane's funeral costs and a...

Heartless theives steal over 350 toys donated for poorly children

Selfish theives have stolen hundreds of Christmas presents which were meant to be given to poorly children in Leicestershire. Leicestershire Police have said the incident happened at some point over the last two weeks. The cruel and mindless thugs helped themselves to 370 gifts from a carriage at the Great Central Railway in Quorn. The...

Two men found guilty of murder after stabbing 20-year-old

Two men have been found guilty of murder after stabbing a 20-year-old in broad daylight. Reuben Stretton (left) and Devan Garner (right) were convicted of murder today, following a trial at Leicester Crown Court. The incident happened in April this year. The victim, Isaac Williams, was walking home on Main Street, Humberstone, when he was forced...

Police make arrest after man grabs child in Loughborough

Police have arrested a man after a report of an assault on a child in Loughborough. The incident happened at about 6.55pm on Friday (1 December). A woman and her five-year-old child were walking on the footpath between Warwick Way and Braddon Close when a man approached them, and pulled the boy around 10ft away...

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