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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 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 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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NEWSFLASH: Melton man pleads not guilty to string of robberies in the town

A former soldier denied committing a series of robberies in Melton when he appeared before a judge at Leicester Crown Court this morning (Tuesday).

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NEWSFLASH: Cyclist in critical condition after being in collision with a police vehicle in Melton

A cyclist is in a critical condition after being in collision with a police vehicle in Melton.

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NEWSFLASH: Four men charged with a spate of criminal damage to vehicles in Melton and surrounding area

NEWSFLASH: Four men charged with a spate of criminal damage to vehicles in Melton and surrounding area

Four men have been charged in connection with a spate of criminal damage to vehicles in Melton, Syston, Thurmaston and surrounding villages over the New Year period.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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69-year-old cyclist seriously injured in road collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 69-year-old cyclist sustained serious injuries after being in collision with a car.

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Gang of drivers deliberately causing crashes with lone women motorists as part of insurance scam sweeping UK

Gang of drivers deliberately causing crashes with lone women motorists as part of insurance scam sweeping UK

A group of men appear to be targeting lone women drivers in order to make fraudulent insurance claims.

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NEWSFLASH: Man appears in court by video link on charges connected with a string of Melton robberies

A man appeared by video link in court this morning (Monday) charged with a string of robberies in Melton.

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Home security low on house move priorities

Home security low on house move priorities

More than one in ten people regularly go out without locking windows and doors.

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Melton policeman’s widow pays tribute to ‘the most loving, caring dad you could ever meet’

The widow of a police officer who died suddenly while on duty at the age of 38 has paid a moving tribute to the father of four young children.

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VIDEO APPEAL: Missing mum wanted for abduction of two young children

Police are now treating the disappearance of a mother and her two young children as an abduction.

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MISSING: Samantha Baldwin

Concern growing for missing mum and two young children

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 42-year-old Samantha Baldwin and her two children who have links to Lincolnshire.

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