Nearly half cases of violence and sexual offences in Leicestershire are closed without convictions

More than 40 per cent of cases of violence and sexual offences reported by Leicestershire police, in September 2020, were closed due to being unable to identify or prosecute suspects.

DMU police officer leads city colleagues to £4,000 heroin bust

A De Montfort University police officer helped Leicester City police colleagues make a £4000 drugs bust on Monday afternoon (NOV9) after spotting an individual acting suspiciously on campus CCTV.

Police warn motorists to be vigilant after rise in catalytic converter thefts

Drivers are unwittingly polluting their towns and cities – as police revealed thieves have been stealing catalytic converters from motor cars.

Teen arrested in Blaby after stabbing during an attempted robbery

A 16-year-old boy was arrested last night(WED,OCT16) in Aylestone Road following a stabbing outside a shop in Blaby earlier in the afternoon.

Class of 2019: Murdered by her stalker

Alice Ruggles was killed by her ex-boyfriend, a soldier who broke into her house and cut her throat. In the latest of our Class of 2019 series, which highlights the finest feature writing by journalism graduates from De Montfort University, Annies Joy tells a harrowing story of obsession, coercion and stalking that ended with the brutal […]