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Bottle smashed over man's head in Leicester city centre

The victim suffered cuts and swelling due to the assault Police have released CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to after an assault in Leicester's High Street last month. A 53-year-old man was hit with a glass bottle on Thursday December 30 at around 11.15pm and suffered cuts and swelling.

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Bottle smashed over man's head in Leicester city centre

Police search for missing 13-year-old boy Armando Stanescu

Armando went missing in Leicester but could be in Nottingham Police are urgently appealing to the public to help them trace the whereabouts of a 13-year-old boy missing from his home in Leicester. Armando Stanescu was last seen at his address in the Hinckley Road/King Richard Road area at around 9pm last night (26 January).

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Police search for missing 13-year-old boy Armando Stanescu

Witnesses sought after woman struck by a car in Leicester city centre

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drug driving at the scene in Halford Street Police have issued an appeal for witnesses after a woman was struck by a car in Leicester city centre. A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drug driving at the scene in Halford Street, yesterday morning (Wednesday January 25).

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Witnesses sought after woman struck by a car in Leicester city centre

Three arrested after large cannabis factory found in city

The suspects were detained during an early morning raid on a business unit in the 'Bolton Road area', off Hinckley Road Three men have been arrested after police discovered a "substantial cannabis factory" of more than 100 plants in Leicester. The suspects were detained during an early morning raid on a business unit in the "Bolton Road area" of the city, just off Hinckley Road, today (Thursday January 27).

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Three arrested after large cannabis factory found in city

Leicestershire Police team up with Leicestershire and Rutland County FA to crack down on discrimination in football

Leicestershire Police are teaming up with Leicestershire and Rutland County FA (LRCFA) to crack down on discrimination in football. They have created a ground-breaking course to “educate the football community that adverse, inappropriate and discriminatory behaviours will not be tolerated – and could also be treated as a crime”.

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Leicestershire Police team up with Leicestershire and Rutland County FA to crack down on discrimination in football

Man and teenage boys arrested after town centre arson attack

Officers have appealed for residents to get in touch if they have any information Police have arrested two teenage boys and a man after an overnight arson attack in a Hinckley shopping centre. A children’s ride-in toy car was destroyed by the fire in the Crescent complex shortly after 3am on Thursday, January 20.

leicestermercury.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
Man and teenage boys arrested after town centre arson attack

Angel Lynn's family speak as kidnappers are jailed

Angel suffered devastating head injuries in incident on the A6 in Leicestershire A young woman injured in a horrific kidnapping by her cruel boyfriend is now unable to speak, walk or feed herself, her family said. The family of Angel Lynn said she had been a 'kind, lovely and beautiful girl' before she was kidnapped by her boyfriend and suffered horrific injuries when she fell from a van on the A6.

leicestermercury.co.uk ,  1 day ago 4
Angel Lynn's family speak as kidnappers are jailed

Smash-and-grab gang escapes with haul of gold from Belgrave Road jewellery shop

Area has been plagued by gangs employing the same tactic before A gang smashed a jewellery shop window before making off with a haul of precious gold pieces earlier today. The men targeted Shreeji Jewellers, in Leicester's Belgrave Road shortly after 3pm, helping themselves to items on display in the front window.

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Smash-and-grab gang escapes with haul of gold from Belgrave Road jewellery shop

Drug-drive suspect arrested after woman injured in collision in city centre street

The pedestrian has been taken to hospital A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after a woman was injured in a collision in Leicester this morning. Police were called to Halford Street, in the city centre, shortly before 10.15am to investigate a report of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian.

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Drug-drive suspect arrested after woman injured in collision in city centre street

Police photo shows wreckage of 'lucky escape' driver's overturned car

He was taken to hospital in an ambulance A driver had a lucky escape when his car flipped onto its roof last night, according to police at the scene. Officers from Leicestershire Police along with paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service were called the scene on the A607, at Frisby, near Melton just after 10.45pm

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Police photo shows wreckage of 'lucky escape' driver's overturned car

Man taken to hospital with head injuries after street-fight on city estate

The area was cordoned by police and a 27-year-old man has been arrested A man was taken to hospital with head injuries after a fight broke out in a city street. The brawl started at around 8.45am yesterday, (Tuesday, January 25), in Burnside Road, in the Saffron Lane area, according to Leicestershire Police today.

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Man taken to hospital with head injuries after street-fight on city estate

Dashcam appeal over fatal tree crash in Ilston on the Hill

Police are appealing for dashcam footage after a man died when the car he was travelling in hit a tree in Leicestershire. Officers were called to the crash, which involved a white BMW, in Illston Lane in Illston on the Hill on Tuesday at about 18:30 GMT.

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Dashcam appeal over fatal tree crash in Ilston on the Hill

Two more arrested on attempted murder charge after stabbing at student party

Eight people have now been arrested in connection with last week's incident Two more men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed at Leicester student halls party last week. The men, aged 18 and 22 respectively, were arrested by Leicestershire Police on suspicion of attempted murder following the stabbing which took place at Nixon Court, in the Putney Road of the city last Thursday (January 20).

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Two more arrested on attempted murder charge after stabbing at student party

Suspicious man reported 'loitering' near schools, children and parents warned

A police investigation has been launched Police are investigating two reports of a man acting suspiciously near schools in Market Bosworth, the force has confirmed today. Officers were called to the area shortly after 3pm on Friday, January 21 about “concern raised" in relation to the behaviour of a man in the area of Back Lane.

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Suspicious man reported 'loitering' near schools, children and parents warned

Officers honoured for efforts to save five killed in Leicester helicopter crash

Sergeant Michael Hooper and Pc Stephen Quartermain were awarded Queen’s Gallantry Medals by the Duke of Cambridge. Two officers who risked their lives trying to save Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others killed in a helicopter crash received royal honours for their actions at Windsor Castle on Tuesday.

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Officers honoured for efforts to save five killed in Leicester helicopter crash

Leicester: Man who raped woman while she slept jailed

A man who raped a woman while she slept has been jailed for 12 years. Leicestershire Police said Bahman Razvani, 31, met the victim in Leicester city centre on 25 July. The force said despite her being "heavily intoxicated", Razvani took her to an address in Glebe Street and had sex with her while she was unconscious.

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Leicester: Man who raped woman while she slept jailed