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Concern grows for missing teenager from Leicester

A teenager has gone missing from her home in Leicester. Sheyenne Robertson was last seen at her home address in Raven Road in Braunstone at 1am yesterday (Tuesday 19 June). The 16-year-old is believed to be in the city centre and officers are urging anyone who may know where she is to get in touch. Sheyenne is...

Man suffers significant injuries in Loughborough assault

A man suffered "significant injuries" following an assault in a pub in Loughborough last weekend. The incident happened on Saturday 19 May on Maxwell Drive just after 11.30pm. The 36-year-old was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment and has since been discharged. Two men, who are both 27-years-old and from Loughborough, were arrested on suspicion of...

Man admits stabbing victim outside Leicester Royal Infirmary

A 22-year-old man has admitted stabbing his victim outside the Leicester Royal Infirmary and damaging hospital equipment in an incident earlier this year. Yusuf Aka appeared at Leicester Crown Court yesterday (23 May). He admitted the charges of Section 18 wounding with intent, affray and possession of an offensive weapon. The victim, a 25-year-old man and...

Shocking video released of woman being robbed in Leicester city centre

Police would like to trace two men after a woman was threatened with a knife and her handbag stolen. CCTV footage of the two people officers wish to identify has been issued after the incident in a city centre street. Police say the 33-year-old victim was approached as she walked along Clarence Street, at around 5.20am...

M1 crash causes over six miles of queuing traffic

A collision on the M1 southbound near East Midlands Airport has caused long delays this morning. The accident caused queuing traffic for over six miles on the southbound carriageway of the motorway and caused the closure of two lanes. Only the middle lane was open, with traffic only able to pass through the middle of the...

Man denies murder and rape of 72-year-old Leicestershire woman

The trial of a 25-year-old man, accused of the rape and murder of a 72-year-old woman in Fleckney, has began at Birmingham Crown Court. Craig Keogh, also from Fleckney, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape and the murder of Jane Hings. He also denies a charge of burglary, with an engagement...

23-year-old dies after crash on M1 in Leicestershire

A motorist has died following a collision on the M1 involving a car and a lorry in Leicestershire. The incident happened just after 10.45pm on Thursday (1 March) on the northbound carriageway near Loughborough, close to junction 23a. The 23-year-old driver of the car, a black Vauxhall Astra, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre, in...

Man slashes his own throat in Leicester Crown Court after being found guilty

A man found guilty of sexually abusing his own daughter has slashed his own throat with a razor at Leicester Crown Court. The man, who cannot be named to protect his six-year-old victim, tried to kill himself after he was told that he was guilty of the offence. After hearing two guilty verdicts of sexual...

Teen who raped and brutally attacked woman in Victoria Park sentenced

A teenager who committed a brutal attack on a woman as she walked through a city park has been sentenced to life. Charlie Pearce, 17, of West Avenue, Leicester, beat the young woman around the head before dragging her into secluded undergrowth in Victoria Park and raping her as she slipped into unconsciousness. There was violence...

Multi-vehicle collision on M69 leads to lane closure and queuing traffic

A multi-vehicle accident on the M69 this morning is causing traffic delays in Leicester. The blocked lane is on the M69 southbound between Junction 2 of the M69 (for Burbage) and Junction 21 of the M1. This is causing congestion all the way back to Narborough Road South / Fosse Park Avenue (Everards Island) and on...

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