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Police reveal woman was stabbed during assault at Market Harborough flats

Detectives investigating an incident during which a woman was stabbed are appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision on the A4303 between Market Harborough and Lutterworth

A motorcyclist has been injured in a collision on the main road between Market Harborough and Lutterworth, and police officers are appealing for information.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Police and paramedics attend a incident at North Bank in Market Harborough late saturday afternoon. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Arrests made after woman left in critical condition following assault in Market Harborough

Two people have been arrested following an assault at a block of flats in Market Harborough town centre on Saturday afternoon.

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Police and paramedics attend a incident at North Bank in Market Harborough late saturday afternoon. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Woman taken to hospital in critical condition after being assaulted at flats in Market Harborough

A woman is in a critical condition after being assaulted at a block of flats in Market Harborough town centre this afternoon (Saturday).

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Market Harborough teenager among group charged following ram raids

A teenaged boy from Market Harborough has been charged with four ram raids at shops across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

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Man denies double murder charge

A man accused of shooting dead two women at a St Leonards home has denied committing murder.

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Man in court after assaulting Harborough district parking officer

A man who attacked a Harborough District Council-employed parking officer has appeared in court.

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Disgraced Harborough singer sentenced for 17 further crimes involving children

Disgraced Harborough singer and entertainer Robin Maughan, jailed in 2016 for abusing children, this week had his sentence extended, after admitting 17 new charges involving more children.

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Three jailed for string of cash machine raids including in Lutterworth and Kibworth

Three men have been sentenced to a total of more than 30 years in prison for their part in a string of attacks on cash machines across Leicestershire and neighbouring counties.
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Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Travel fraud is costing UK holidaymakers millions of pounds per year – and also having a severe effect on their health or financial wellbeing.

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Immigration and crime, is there a link?

I am an immigrant. Many people worry about those like me, and those from other countries who might follow in my footsteps.

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Managing foreign national offenders in Leicestershire cost £7.7 million in just one year

Referring foreign national offenders in Leicestershire to the Home Office for deportation cost the criminal justice system around £7.7 million last year.

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Police warning after man receives call from wife’s phone number about horrible car accident

Police are issuing a warning about a sophisticated new phone scam in which the victim is targeted with a phone call from a loved one’s phone number.

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Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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IT expert from Harborough tried to blackmail the firm he worked for

A Harborough IT manager who posed as an all-seeing cyber hacker to blackmail his own boss has been jailed.

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Leicestershire Police rated as 'good' for effectiveness

The county's police force has been given a 'good' rating in a report looking at it's effectiveness.

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How science brought justice for Fleckney murder victim

Police reveal the process they went to in identifying, tracking down and charging the man who killed Jane Hings.

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Life sentence handed to man who raped, murdered and burgled a 72-year-old woman in her Harborough district home

A man has sentenced after being found guilty of horrific crimes including killing a 72-year-old woman in her bed.

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Man found guilty of the rape and murder of 72-year-old woman in Harborough district village

A 26-year-old man has today (Monday) been found guilty of raping and murdering a 72-year-old woman believed to be the niece of crime writer Colin Dexter in her Fleckney village bungalow.

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