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Men robbed near Market Harborough by man armed with a knife

Two men were robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight at the weekend, on a busy road through Little Bowden, Market Harborough.

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These are the laws for flying England flags during the World Cup

The World Cup is just days away and that means only one thing - flags will be flying everywhere.

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Jail for brothers who burgled more than 60 houses in seven month spree across 15 counties

Two "callous" brothers who burgled more than 60 houses across 15 counties in just seven months have been jailed.
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The top 40 weird 'crimes' you did not know you were committing

The top 40 weird ‘crimes’ you did not know you were committing

The average Brit commits 32 different ‘crimes’ every year - including using a vacuum on a Sunday afternoon and pocketing incorrect change.

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Former Harborough MP to become a Lord

The former Harborough MP Sir Edward Garnier has been nominated to sit in the House of Lords.

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Man jailed for sexual offences that took place in Market Harborough almost 50 years ago

A 77-year-old man is behind bars, after being found guilty of a string of sexual abuse offences that started almost half a century ago in Market Harborough.

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How police spot a drink driver - even before they’ve stopped your car

Police officers have issued a warning to drink and drug drivers who think they can get away with it: Don’t bother.

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Four distraction crimes in a week in the Harborough district

Police are asking local people to be vigilant, after four distraction burglaries in a week.

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Football fans fight on Market Harborough train after bottle is thrown

Football fans fight on Market Harborough train after bottle is thrown

Police were called to a train at Market Harborough station on Saturday, after an on-train fight between rival football fans.

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Burglar asked for help calling a taxi before taking wallets from Harborough homes

Two distraction burglaries in a Harborough district village involving a woman asking for help to get a taxi have been reported to police.

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Bogus tradesmen targets elderly woman in Market Harborough

Police have told Harborough people to be wary of bogus tradesmen after sentimental items were taken from an elderly woman during a distraction burglary in Market Harborough.

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UPDATE: Stag stolen from Harborough district garden

This life-sized stag made of bronze and needing four men to lift it has been stolen from a Harborough district garden.
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The scene at the flats on Saturday. PHOTO BY ANDREW CARPENTER

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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Police investigate the scene at Bexhill Road. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

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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