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Police corden off street in Leicester after teen is stabbed

Police have cordoned off an area in the St Matthews estate in Leicester this morning, after a man was stabbed. Police have arrested two people who fled the scene in a vehicle which later crashed. Officers are still trying to trace another vehicle which they believe was involved in...

Man who died on M1 after getting out of car named

A man who died following a collision on the M1 in Leicestershire on Sunday morning has been named by Police. 24-year-old Frazier Gray was killed in the early hours of Sunday 9th September on the southbound carriageway of the motorway. Mr Gray’s black Audi A3 left the carriageway between junctions 20 and 21. His car...

Teenager in Victoria Park attack admits rape and assault charges

A trial at Leicester Crown Court has heard details of the brutal attack in Victoria Park, that left a woman in a serious condition and fighting for her life. The incident happened in July, when a woman in her 20s was dragged into bushes and was sexually assaulted and brutally beaten, as she made her...

Police update on two bodies found in Leicester bungalow

Two bodies have been found inside a property on the edge of Leicester. Concerned neighbours alerted police that they had not seen the elderly couple who lived there for some time. On arrival, officers forced their way into the bungalow in Rayleigh Way, Netherhall, on Friday afternoon. The bodies were discovered inside. A large police presence was...

Armed robber in critical condition after robbery in Leicestershire

A suspected robber is in a critical condition after members of the public stopped a gang trying to rob a store in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. The incident happened at a Co-op branch in Market Street yesterday evening (13 July). The alarm was raised at about 10pm and police attended the scene after reports of a group of...

Thugs on motorbike snatch gold chains off woman in Belgrave

Thieves on a motorcycle have snatched gold chains off their victim and attempted to steal another one in two separate incidents over the weekend. The attacks happened in the Belgrave area of the city and Police are asking the public to remain vigilant. Both incidents took place on Sunday 20 May. The first incident took place...

New £15m bridge over M1 opens to the public

A multi-million pound bridge across the M1 was officially opened to the public yesterday (Thursday 13 July). The ribbon was cut on the £15 million bridge in a midday ceremony and the bridge was officially open to motorists from 1pm. The bridge links Thorpe Astley and Leicester Forest East over the M1, and provides access to...

Man stabbed in large gang fight on Narborough Road

A fight between two gangs of men spilled on to the streets of Narborogh Road yesterday evening. The fight took place at around 6.20pm on Friday (14 July), near the railway bridge on Narborough Road. The gangs consisted of 10 to 15 men and witnesses say a 25-year-old man was stabbed in the chest during the...

Student from Leicester killed in a suspected hit and run in Kent

A young man killed in a suspected hit and run near Canterbury has been named as sociology student Ibrahim Sheikh, from Leicester. The body of the 22-year-old was discovered lying in the coastbound carriageway of the A2 shortly after 2am on Tuesday 26 September. Mr Sheikh was a first year student at the University of Kent....

Couple killed in fire in Leicestershire named

An elderly couple who died in a fire in a Leicestershire village have been named by the coroners office. Emergency services were called to the fatal house fire in Church Road, in Kirby Muxloe,  in the early hours of Friday 5 April. The couple have been...

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