Melton Burglary Trial

Two men have been sentenced following the burglary at a house in Melton Mowbray in which the householder fired a legally held gun at two men entering his home.

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Two due in court charged with burglary in Melton Mowbray

Two men are due to appear at Loughborough Magistrates' Court this morning (5 September), charged with burglary following a shooting at a farm near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire on the early hours of Sunday morning (2 September).

Two others have been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

A 35-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, have also been bailed. pending further inquiries.

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Police given more time to question those arrested in Melton Mowbray shooting

Police have been given more time to question the six people arrested following a shooting in Melton Mowbray Credit: ITV News

Police have been given more time to question the six people arrested following a shooting in Melton Mowbray in which a householder allegedly shot two suspected burglars.

The householder named locally as Andy Ferrie called police at 12.26am yesterday morning (Sunday 2 September) reporting that a group of men had broken into his home in Melton Mowbray.

The police have been granted an additional 36 hours to question the six people arrested in connection with this incident which ends at 2.00am on Wednesday.

The man stated that during the course of the incident he had fired a legally held shotgun and the intruders had left the scene.

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