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Leicestershire schools are warning pupils of new online game

Some schools across Leicestershire are warning pupils of a new ‘suicide game’ named ‘Momo challenge’ in which young people are encouraged to harm themselves. Momo targets young people via social media, and some authorities in Leicestershire are educating students and parents of the dangers the game poses.

Police investigation launched after man stabbed in Leicester

Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in the back in the Newfoundpool area of the city. The incident happened on Stephenson Drive, at about 7pm on Sunday 28 January, near to the junction with Beatrice Road. The victim was stabbed from behind in his lower back and required hospital treatment for...

Man arrested after nightclub attack leaves man in induced coma

Police have arrested a man after a nightclub assault left a man in an induced coma. Adam Green, from Warwickshire, will appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (21 October). The 34-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent. The attack took place at Gravity Nightclub in Regent Street, Hinckley, at 12.50am on Sunday. The...

Body found in missing person enquiry

Police investigating the disappearance of missing Leicester man Richard Coleman have found a body. The discovery was made yesterday evening in the Gipsy Lane area. Although formal identification of the body has not yet been confirmed, it is believed to be that of 38-year-old Richard who went missing on Thursday morning (17 May) in the Rushey...

Woman taken to hospital after being stabbed in house

A woman is in hospital after she was stabbed in a house in a Leicestershire village. The incident took place on Glebe Close, Mountsorrel on Wednesday night (29 August). The woman was taken to hospital where her condition was described as 'stable'. A 36-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. A police spokesman...

Fire station releases shocking pictures after M1 crash in Leicestershire

A man was rescued after getting trapped in a car following a crash on the M1 in Leicestershire. The accident happened at around 2am, just after Junction 23 for Loughborough on the Northbound carriageway of the M1. The car is believed to have veered off the...

Teen from Leicester goes missing in her dressing gown

A search is underway for a missing 17-year-old, who has been reported missing from her Leicester home

Man admits brutal murder of partner in her Leicester home

A man has pleaded guilty to murder after viciously stabbing his ex-partner to death at her home in Highfields

Runway at East Midlands Airport closed this morning

Passengers travelling to East Midlands Airport this morning are being warned to check their flight status, as the airport runway has been closed to clear snow and ice. The airport remains open, however passengers have been advised to contact the airport to check if their flights are still scheduled. Some flights have already been cancelled as...

Flags fly at half-mast across Leicester

Flags have been flying at half-mast today at Leicester Town Hall and City Hall, following last night's terror attack in Manchester. Police have named the bomber as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, who was responsible for killing 22 people and injuring 59 at Manchester Arena. So far three victims have been named - Saffie Rose Roussos (8) Georgina...

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