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Driver dies on M69 after three-vehicle crash

A man has died following a traffic collision on one of Leicestershire's busiest motorways. Motorists were stuck in long delays after the closure of the M69 motorway. The incident happened this morning (Tuesday 10 October) at about 10am on the northbound carriageway between junctions 1 and 2. The collision involved three vehicles including a breakdown recovery...

Armed men threaten and racially abuse people in Braunstone Gate

Police are appealing for information after a violent disorder incident in the city. Officers responded to the incident at 1.30am on Saturday morning. A dark-coloured van mounted the pavement at Braunstone Gate. Three men inside the car then began to hurl abusive language to people standing outside a bar. The van was later driven to...

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...

Man’s body found in River Soar

A man whose body was found in the River Soar over the weekend has been identified. Police were called at around 11.30am on Sunday (8 October) to a report of a body seen in the water near to The Otter public house on London Road, Kegworth. The body was recovered from the water and despite extensive...

84-year-old man murdered in Leicestershire. Police charge man with murder

A man has been charged with murder following the death of Brian Robson from Cosby, Leicestershire. Brian, 84, was found injured at an address in Brooklands Road on Thursday 23 February. He was taken to hospital where he subsequently died. A post-mortem examination found Brian died as a result of a head injury. Peter Bryan, 53, who is...

Police find £100k cannabis factory in Narborough Road house

Police have released images of a cannabis factory they have found in a property on Narborough Road in Leicester. The factory was found after officers raided the house yesterday, discovering cannabis plants being grown and cultivation equipment. There were approximately 150 plants being grown in various rooms in the house. This ranged from fully grown plants...

Teenage cyclist in critical condition after collision with car in Leicester

A 17-year-old girl is fighting for her life after the bike she was riding collided with a car in Leicester. The incident happened in Hallam Crescent East, near Braunstone Park in Leicester just after 4pm on Friday 6 April. It involved a grey Ford Focus and the cyclist, who was wearing a bright multi-coloured...

Man killed in fatal collision on A46 in Leicestershire

A man has died following a fatal collision on the A46, near the Hobby Horse roundabout in Leicestershire. The collision happened at around 11.40pm last night (Thursday 27 September). The incident involved two vehicles, a black Volkswagen Golf and a silver Toyota Yaris. The driver of the Volkswagen, a 33-year-old man, subsequently died at the scene. The...

Jail for drunk, hit and run driver who ran over policeman

A man has been jailed after a hit and run incident involving a Leicester Policeman. Robert Foster, 49, failed to stop after he knocked the off duty officer from his bike. Foster left the Police Sergeant bleeding and with serious injuries on the pavement, after he crashed into his hybrid bike on Little Casterton Road in...

Mystery over identify of man’s body found in Leicester solved

A man who was found dead in Leicester last month has been identified following an appeal for public help. The man has been identified as 33-year-old Mariusz Wojtowicz. His body was discovered in Braunstone Lane East in July. His death is not being treated as suspicious, however despite exhaustive efforts, Police were unable to confirm his...

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