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Three arrested after Desborough ram-raid

Three men are currently in police custody after a ram-raid at a Co-Op in Desborough.

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Barely one per cent of thefts resolved in Desborough

Barely one per cent of thefts resolved in Desborough

Just two incidents of theft were resolved in Desborough last year, according to new police figures.

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Video: Harborough man reunited with guitar stolen 10 years ago

A unique rockstar-signed guitar stolen 10 years ago from a Market Harborough music promoter has turned up again on eBay.

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Warning after boxing fans are caught off guard buying Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker tickets online

It’s the most high-profile fight of heavyweight hero Anthony Joshua’s glittering career so far – and tickets are like gold dust.

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Ramniklal Jogiya seen leaving his shop on CCTV

Watch: Police release images of murder victim after body found by lane in Harborough district

The first images have been released of the man whose body was discovered by a rural lane.
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Update: Murder investigation launched after body found by Harborough district road

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a man was found by a road in the Harborough district.

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Update: Body found on Harborough district road feared to be missing jeweller

Business partner fears body discovered on road could be missing jeweller

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Knives in school

Knife Crime: The growing problem of knife crime in our schools

Children as young as four are being caught in school armed with knives and other lethal weapons on average once a day, it can be revealed, as a Johnston Press investigation exposes the hidden terror at the heart of the nation's education system.

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Police assaulted in incident in Market Harborough town centre

Two officers were assaulted while they attempted to deal with an incident in the centre of Market Harborough.

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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Axe man attempts to rob village post office near Market Harborough

Two men, one carrying an axe or hatchet, have attempted to rob a Harborough village post office.
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Robber threatened Market Harborough shop staff with knife.

A shop in Market Harborough was robbed by a man armed with a knife at the weekend.

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Car break-ins are on the rise

Motorists warned after rise in car break-ins

Almost a quarter of a million cars were broken into according to new figures, with more than half of all police forces in England, Scotland and Wales reporting an increase in thefts from cars over the previous year.

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Desborough man jailed for raping seven-year-old girl

A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison for historic rape offences.

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Phillip De Jager with some of the bricks and boulders thrown at his sheep in Kibworth.
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Lambs on a Harborough farm left injured after kids attack them with rocks

A farmer from Harborough is furious after his flock of pregnant ewes was attacked by a gang of rock-throwing teenage thugs.

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Two men burgled home near Market Harborough

Police are looking to trace four men following a burglary at a property in the Harborough district.

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These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

A new year usually brings with it a raft of changes and that’s certainly the case for new laws.

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What you can do if you spot the signs of domestic abuse this Christmas

What you can do if you spot the signs of domestic abuse this Christmas

While most of us celebrate the Christmas season with festivities and merriment, for victims of domestic abuse the Christmas period is one of the hardest times of year to access support, a leading domestic abuse charity has revealed.

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