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Man charged with sexual assaults on buses in Leicester

A man has been charged with two counts of sexual assault on buses in Leicester.

The man, 67, is alleged to have attacked one woman on a bus between Loughborough Road and Holderness Road, Leicester, on 9 June at around 5.25pm.

The second incident is alleged to have happened on a bus between Charles Street and South Wigston on 25 September 4.05pm.

The man has been bailed to Leicester Magistrates' Court on 25 February.

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Arrests in connection with thefts from elderly and vulnerable

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of pounds from elderly and vulnerable victims across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

The victims were targeted after visiting cash machines, building societies or post offices.

A 37-year-old man and 32-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of theft and remain in custody.

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Derby Fire Officer accused of rape told police he had sex with alleged victim.

Sean Frayne

The jury in the trial of Derbyshire's Chief Fire Officer Sean Frayne has heard he admitted having sex with the alleged victim under police questioning, but claimed it was consensual.

Transcripts were presented of an interview carried out by police with Frayne in February 2014.

He is accused of raping a woman at a pub in December 2006.

The court heard today that the 48-year-old admitted to police that he and the woman did have sex, but he said on tape that "she didn't stop me. I didn't stop her."

Frayne was also heard to say "It was as much me as her. It was one if those incidents in life when you look back and think why did I do that?"

He denies the charge of rape. The trial at Derby Crown court continues.

Sean Frayne has been suspended from his position at the Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service for the duration of proceedings.

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