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Clean-up operation after 'mini tornado' in Coalville

A clean up operation is continuing in Coalville in Leicestershire this morning after it was hit by a mini tornado.

Damage caused to businesses at Belvoir Shopping Centre in Coalville Credit: ITV News Central

High winds ripped off part of the roof of the Belvoir Shopping centre and damaged cars and homes shortly after 7am yesterday morning.

Damaged fence panels in Coalville Credit: ITV News Central

It is thought the damage could run into tens of thousands of pounds.

Damage to property but no one hurt by mini tornado

Chunks of asphalt roofing was torn from buildings. Credit: ITV News Central

A mini tornado ripped through a Coalville in Leicestershire this morning, damaging homes, cars and shops.

Part of the roof at the Belvoir Shopping Centre could be seen ripped off whilst pictures showed fences and trees had collapsed.

Leicester Police confirmed there had been some damage to property but no one was injured.

The MP for North West Leicestershire Andrew Bridgen said he was heading to Coalville to inspect the damage.


Trees uprooted and fence panels smashed after mini-tornado

Residents in a Leicestershire village have been clearing up after a conditions similar to a mini-tornado were experienced in Coalville this morning.

At around 7am high winds caused damage in Coalville Credit: ITV News Central
Damaged fence panels have been damaged in Coalville Credit: ITV News Central

Roof of shopping centre ripped off by tornado

Thousands of pounds worth of damage has been caused in Coalville after a tornado ripped through the town this morning.

Damage caused to businesses at Belvoir Shopping Centre in Coalville Credit: ITV News Central
Shopping Centre bosses say no one was injured after damaged caused by freak winds Credit: ITV News Central

Damage caused by freak winds in Leicestershire

Roof tiles have been ripped off houses as a freak wind tore through Coalville in Leicestershire at 7am in this morning. Cars were also left damaged.

Car window damaged by flying debris after strong winds hit Coalville. Credit: ITV News Central
Roof tiles missing after strong winds hit Leicestershire. Credit: ITV News Central


High winds cause damage in Leicestershire

Freak winds in a Leicestershire village have caused damage to homes and businesses this morning.

Rutland woman insulted and attacked by two men

Police are searching for two men who made homophobic comments to a young woman before assaulting her Credit: David Cheskin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police say a Rutland woman has been left "badly shaken up" by two men who attacked her after making homophobic comments.

The woman in her 20s was walking home down Burley Road in Oakham at 1.30am on Sunday when she was targeted.

The victim was hospitalised, and police are searching for the attackers, who are believed to be in their 20s and about 5ft 7in tall.

Goole captain confronts fan during Coalville match

The captain of non-league Goole AFC has been 'released' by the club after he confronted a fan during the match.

The club were playing Coalville Town at the time.

Goole AFC said: 'The club acted quickly and decisively and released the player with immediate effect and as such the player in question will never play for our football club again.

We apologise to each and every supporter at the game today and whilst as a club, we can't legislate for incidents of this nature, we will not tolerate them from anyone.'

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