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Disabled Melton woman confined to home after thief steals her mobility scooter

A disabled Melton woman has had her mobility scooter stolen leaving her confined to home with no means of getting about.

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Scalford burglar steals cancer charity collection box

A burglar made off with a charity collection box containing a substantial amount of money in a raid on a Scalford tea shop.

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Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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Asfordby Valley grandfather faces prison after downloading indecent photos of children

An Asfordby Valley grandfather could face a prison sentence after admitting downloading indecent images of children.

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Burglars jailed for five years for string of raids on small businesses

Two burglars have been sent to prison for five years each after admitting a string of burglaries, including one at East Goscote and another at Thurmaston.

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Melton police officers given special awards for helping man who was hit by a car

A Melton man who sustained life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car has presented awards to two police officers who came to his aid.

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An artists impression of the planned memorial

Campaign launched to remember fallen police officers - find out how to donate here

Eight weeks on from the murder of PC Keith Palmer in a terrorist attack in London, a major campaign is launched across the country today to help raise funds to build a new UK Police Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA).

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Break-in misery for Melton cafe owners

One of the owners of a popular Melton cafe felt bereaved after burglars smashed their way in overnight, ransacked the premises and stole money and food.

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Asfordby Valley man admits making 50 indecent photographs of children

A 69-year-old Asfordby Valley man has admitted making 50 indecent photographs of children.

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NEWSFLASH: Four men who smashed up 86 cars in Melton area told to expect jail sentences

NEWSFLASH: Four men who smashed up 86 cars in Melton area told to expect jail sentences

Four men who damaged 86 cars in a wrecking spree around the Melton area have been warned to expect a custodial sentence.

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Melton stab victim is released from hospital

A man who was attacked with a bladed instrument in Melton last month has been released from hospital.

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Cyclist found dead in country lane

A cyclist was found dead on a country lane at Lowesby on Sunday morning.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Police make arrest after man is punched in the face in Melton town centre

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man lost two of his teeth when he was punched in the face in Melton town centre.

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NEWSFLASH: Man attacked with bladed weapon in Melton

NEWSFLASH: Man attacked with bladed weapon in Melton

Police are investigating after a man was attacked with a bladed weapon in Melton.

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Police charge motorist following fatal road crash at Bottesford

Police have charged a man following a fatal road collision at Bottesford nearly a year ago.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Police launch new online crime reporting service for Melton victims

Victims of crime in Melton and surrounding villages now have the option of going online to tell police about it.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Four men plead guilty to smashing up 86 vehicles in the Melton and Syston areas

Four men have admitted smashing up dozens of vehicles in Melton, Syston, Thurmaston and surrounding villages in an orgy of destruction over two days.

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