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Specials lead Melton policing operations for a night

Special Constables took the lead on policing Melton on Saturday to mark 185 years of the part-time volunteer officers patrolling the UK’s streets.

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National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery operator Camelot has this morning revealed they are aware of “suspicious activity” which has been detected on a number of players’ online accounts.

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Raiders thwarted by toughened glass at village hairdressers

Police are hunting two people who tried to break into a village hair salon.

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Make sure it’s the criminals that are left short changed this festive period

Make sure it’s the criminals that are left short changed this festive period

Police will be supporting the Action Fraud national awareness campaign to help prevent people from becoming victims of online shopping fraud as well as other types of fraud which people fall victim to during the seasonal period.

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Significant hike in thefts from vehicles in Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicestershire Police is urging vehicle owners to think about their vehicle security during the darker nights following an increase in theft from cars and vans.

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Leicestershire Deputy Chief Constable Roger Bannister and Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach pictured during their visit to Melton street market EMN-161116-105407001

Police big guns visit Melton

Anti-social behaviour, rural crime and young people drinking and smoking cannabis at the town’s skatepark are issues police are clamping down on in Melton.

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Police are appealing for a passer-by who came to a womans aid after she was assaulted on a canal footpath in Northampton. NNL-161111-105452001

Your chance to quiz top Melton police officials

Melton people will get their chance to quiz two of the highest ranking local police representatives tomorrow morning (Tuesday).

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VIDEO: Zero police tolerance for drivers using mobile phones

VIDEO: Zero police tolerance for drivers using mobile phones

The four police forces of the East Midlands Operational Support Service (EMOpSS) are supporting the second national ‘distracted driving’ campaign.

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Theft of motocross bike in Melton prompts police appeal for information

A motocross bike has been stolen from a property in Melton Mowbray.

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Melton Shih Tzu dog Billy pictured after being savagely attacked in the town by another dog while both were being walked by their owners

Second dog attacked in Melton after Billy recovers from savage mauling

After a savage attack by another dog left a little Shih Tzu with a serious eye injury there has been a report of a second mauling incident in Melton involving two other dogs.

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A holiday photo taken last year (2010) of Paul Fyfe with wife, Tracey, and daughter, Jessica EMN-160111-142952001

Melton family happy with murder ruling

A judge has refused to overturn guilty verdicts against several convicted murderers who appealed following a recent retrial sentence given in a case involving Old Dalby victim Paul Fyfe.

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Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Recent research has revealed concerning figures relating to the number of car thieves, and thieves targeting items left in cars, that escape prosecution.

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Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Recent research has revealed concerning figures relating to the number of car thieves, and thieves targeting items left in cars, that escape prosecution.

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The fake messages appear to come from Sainsburys and Topshop

Warning over fake WhatsApp messages from Sainsbury’s and Topshop

A warning has been issued by ActionFraud over fake Sainsbury’s and Topshop voucher deals which are reaching WhatsApp users.

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Call for witnesses to attack by dog which grabbed Maltese Shih Tzu in its jaws in Melton street

A couple are distraught after their little dog was mauled in the street by an aggressive larger animal.

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Court news

Multiple motoring offences admitted by Melton man

A Melton Mowbray man has appeared at Loughborough Magistrates’ Court charged with several motoring offences.

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Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found.

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11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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Police news

Break-ins in the Vale of Belvoir

Two properties in the Vale of Bevoir were broken into overnight on Sunday.

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The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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