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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...

Have you seen missing teenager Megan Brownlow?

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for missing teenager Megan Brownlow. The 16-year-old was last seen on Friday 10 March in the Ravenstone Road area of Ibstock, Leicestershire, at around 8.45pm. She is 5ft 9ins tall, medium build and has long brown hair, with a red tint. When she was last seen, she was wearing a black puffer...

Rapist given life sentence for Park attack

A 32-year-old man who admitted attacking and raping a woman in Bede Park has been given a mandatory life sentence in prison. Michal Cezary Podlaszczyk approached the victim as she walked through the city park on the morning of 29 October last year. He knocked her to the floor, assaulted her and stole her mobile phone...

School attended by 11-year-old girl killed on water ride named

Hundreds of people gathered at a mosque in Leicester to pay tribute to the girl, 11, who died after falling from a ride at Drayton Manor Theme Park. The girl attended Jameah Girls Academy, an Islamic primary school in Leicester, and was attending a school trip. The accident happened on the Splash Canyon river rapids...

Breaking News: Man dies after assault in Scraptoft

A police investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Scraptoft last night. Police were called to Scraptoft Lane at 10.10pm on Friday 26 May, following reports that a man had been assaulted in the car park of The White House pub. The man was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary where he...

Jail for gang who smashed up more than 80 cars in one night

Four vandals who caused more than £21,000 damage to 86 vehicles in one night have been jailed. The rampage took place in Rushey Mead, Thurmaston, Syston and a number of villages in the Melton area. The gang went on the wrecking spree on 2nd January this year, using a wrench, crowbar, knife and a screwdriver...

Flyover in City Centre closed after three-car collision

The flyover on Burleys Way in Leicester was closed last night after a road traffic collision. The incident took place at around 10.25pm yesterday. The accident involved three cars. Two fire crews were dispatched from Central Fire Station to deal with the incident. On arrival, the fire crews ensured the vehicles were safe and then helped...

Man arrested in Ashby armed robbery has died in hospital

A suspected robber who was taken ill at the scene of an armed robbery in Market Street, Ashby, has died in hospital this morning (Saturday 15 July). Police were called just after 10pm on Thursday to reports of two men entering a store and threatening staff with a baseball bat and golf club, demanding cash. One...

Concern grows for missing teenager Tegan Budd

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a teenage girl reported missing from Earl Shilton in Leicestershire. Tegan Budd, 15, was last seen leaving her home address on Equity Road East at 3.15pm on Monday 31 July. She is described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build, with long straight brown hair, with...

Police close Green Lane Road after serious assault

Police have launched an investigation after a man was found seriously injured in Leicester this evening (Thursday 24 August). Officers were called to Green Lane Road just after 6pm by paramedics who had responded to a report of a man injured in the street. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition. A...

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