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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

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Man indecently exposes himself to 15-year-old girl in Desborough

A man indecently exposed himself and performed a sex act in front of a teenage girl in Desborough.

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WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad ‘too scary’ to be aired

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.

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Police issue warning over bogus callers

Police warning over cold calls from bogus bailiffs

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, has reported an increase in cold calls to the public from bogus bailiffs requesting payments for a “phantom” debt.

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VIDEO: Police raid traveller sites, including one near Harborough, to tackle modern slavery

More than 70 officers were today involved in a major operation to tackle suspected modern slavery, including at a site near Market Harborough.
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VIDEO: Market Harborough man caught on camera vandalising former employee’s car

This is the chilling moment a Market Harborough man was caught on CCTV scrawling the word BITCH on the side of his former employee’s car in a bitter revenge attack.

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The scam in action

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving ‘money off vouchers’.

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VIDEO: Dramatic footage shows raiders blasting cash machine from post office wall in Lutterworth using gas canisters

Dramatic CCTV footage has been released showing theives using gas canisters and a chainshaw to steal a cash machine in Lutterworth.

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The damaged Post Office and cashpoint. Photo by ANDREW CARPENTER

Cash point broken into using gas canisters and a chainsaw in Lutterworth

A Post Office in Lutterworth was left extensively damaged after being attacked over the weekend.
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Know the signs of modern slavery in nail bars in a bid to stop human trafficking within the beauty industry.

WARNING: Know of the signs of modern slavery in nail bars

Leading anti-slavery charity, Unseen, and The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology are asking people to know the signs of modern slavery in nail bars in a bid to stop human trafficking within the beauty industry.

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A lost cat call could cost lives

Lost cats and missing keys top list of ridiculous 999 calls

A worrying list of bizarre 999 calls from timewasters includes reports of a ‘confused’ horse and a complaint about too much sweetcorn on a pizza.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Do you know the law on naked selfies?

Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this

Young people have always explored their sexuality and shared these experiences with others.

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The damage to the shop where the cash machine used to stand

Cash machine ripped from wall of Market Harborough shop

Eyewitnesses watched from their windows in disbelief as a gang ripped a cash machine out of a Market Harborough shop early this morning.
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Inquest hears details surrounding crash that killed two Harborough men

Two Harborough men died in a ‘road traffic accident’ in 2014, a coroner has said.

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The damaged cash machine after a raid in Kibworth.
Photo by Andrew Carpenter

MP calls for urgent meeting after a wave of cashpoint thefts hits the Harborough area

The MP for South Leicestershire is calling for a meeting with the county's police after a spate of thefts targeting cash machines in recent weeks.

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Teenager assaulted in Desborough

Teenager assaulted in Desborough

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted in Desborough.

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The scene in Kibworth. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

Cash machine in village near Harborough blown apart by thieves

Police are on the scene this morning after a village cash point was targeted by thieves overnight.

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Police at the scene in Fleckney on Monday afternoon. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after elderly woman found dead in her home

Leicestershire Police announced today (Tuesday) that they have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

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The scene in Fleckney. Photo by Andrew Carpenter.

Murder investigation launched after woman's body found in village near Market Harborough

County police have launched a murder inquiry, after the body of an elderly woman was found at her bungalow in Fleckney, north-west of Market Harborough.
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