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Burglars steal high value items from Melton house

Burglars got away with a number of high value items, including two cycles, a motorbike and electrical equipment, after they broke into a Melton house this week.

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Horses recover at the Defence Animal Centre in Melton after being released from a field by vandals EMN-170817-165128001

NEWSFLASH: A horse released by vandals from Melton armed forces base has died

One of the military horses released by vandals from a field at Melton’s Defence Animal Centre has died after developing complications to the injuries he received following the incident.

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Resident Chris Foster (left) hands over a petition to crime commissioner Lord Willy Bach (right) and Melton Council leader, Councillor Joe Orson, calling for action to tackle the recent upsurge in crime in the town EMN-170815-160608001

Public meeting set up to debate upsurge in crime in Melton

A public meeting is being organised to give Melton people a forum to voice their concerns to police and council officials following the recent upsurge in crime in the borough.

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The QD Store in Scalford Road, Melton EMN-170815-115339001

Raiders break in through front entrance of Melton discount store

Burglars raided a Melton discount store overnight on Sunday and Monday.

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Teenagers arrested in connection with release of 21 horses from Melton military base

The police investigation into the deliberate release of 21 military horses onto busy roads around Melton is continuing today (Monday) despite the arrest of two teenagers.

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NEWSFLASH: Police investigate after 32-year-old man killed at Melton railway station

Police are investigating after a man was killed after being hit by a train at Melton railway station.

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A car on fire in Drummond Walk, Melton, after being attacked by an arsonist. PHOTO by Sarah Criddle EMN-170814-095231001

Firefighters sound warning after yet another arson attack on Melton estate

The person responsible for the latest arson attack on the Fairmead Estate in Melton at the weekend has been told by the fire service that their actions put lives at risk.

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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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A computer-generated image of a man police are trying to trace in connection with a serious sexual assualt in Scalford Road, Melton EMN-171108-174913001

NEWSFLASH: Police release image of man connected to serious sexual assault in Melton

Police have issued a computer-generated image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a serious sexual assault on a woman in Melton.

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NEWSFLASH: Man appears in court charged with series of burglaries and thefts in Melton area

A 29-year-old man appeared in court yesterday (Thursday) charged with a string of burglaries and thefts in the Melton area.

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Another warning for Melton tradespeople after 800 commercial vehicles were reported broken into across the county in three months

Police have repeated calls for Melton tradespeople to be vigilant and secure their vehicles after dealing with an unprecedented number of thefts from vans over the last three months.

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29-year-old man charged with stealing cash from Melton Library till

A 29-year-old man has been charged with stealing cash from the till at Melton Library.

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NEWSFLASH: Police arrest suspects for spate of Melton car and business break-ins

NEWSFLASH: Police arrest suspects for spate of Melton car and business break-ins

Police have arrested two male suspects in Melton in connection with a series of burglaries and thefts from cars in the town.

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Casualty trapped as two vehicles collide near Melton

Firefighters had to cut a casualty free from the wreckage after two vehicles were in collision near Melton this morning (Wednesday).

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Roger Petchey, lead volunteer for Melton police, monitors live CCTV footage of the town centre streets on his banks of screens EMN-170708-162138001

New police volunteers sought to monitor Melton CCTV cameras

A recruitment drive has been launched to find new people to help monitor CCTV cameras across Melton town centre.

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MOD thanks those who helped recover 21 military horses from Melton base after they were released

Everyone who helped round up 21 horses after they were released late at night from the Defence Animal Centre has been thanked today (Tuesday) by the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

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Jennifer Hughes by her father's gravestone in Melton's Thorpe Road cemetery - her car is visible in the background where it was parked when someone smashed the window to steal her handbag EMN-170808-133041001

Pensioner distressed by handbag robbery at Melton cemetery

A Melton pensioner has warned other people to be wary of visiting the town’s cemetery on their own after a robber threw a memorial plant holder through her car window and stole her handbag.

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The fake Royal Mail cards

Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Horses pictured in their fields this week at the Defence Animal Centre in Melton EMN-170708-162042001

Melton family helped prevent ‘absolute carnage’ after 21 horses were released from Defence Animal Centre

A Melton man who helped shepherd a group of horses away from the A46 after they had been released from the town’s Defence Animal Centre says he prevented a situation of ‘absolute carnage’.

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One of the fake Royal Mail cards being delivered to residents

Warning about fraudulent Royal Mail delivery cards being used by scammers

Residents are being warned about ‘something for you’ cards arriving through letterboxes designed to look like they have come from Royal Mail.

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