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Can you help find these stolen rings?

Police are appealing for help to find a number of items stolen from a house in Sileby, including two rings.

These are two of the items stolen in the burglary Credit: Leicestershire Police

A 22 carat gold ring set with a large bloodstone gem, and a silver ring engraved with the initials 'CJB' were stolen.

A white projector, crystal earrings and a bracelet, a designer ladies watch and two gold sovereign rings were also taken in the burglary.

The house in Wattle Close was burgled between 7.40am and 4.05am on Monday 27 October.

Have you been offered these rings or any of the items of distinctive jewellery for sale? Do you know where any of the items may be? We would like to hear from you if you have any information that could help with our enquiries.

– PC Chris Hayton, Leicestershire Police

Two sheds and summer house burned to ground in suspected arson

Police are appealing for information about the suspected arson attack on two sheds and summer house at an allotment site in Leicester.

The damage after the suspected arson Credit: Leicestershire Police

The Rowley Fields Allotments, off Meredith Road, was targeted overnight on Friday, with the damage discovered on Saturday morning.

Police say they are linking the fires which they believe to have been started deliberately.

The fires caused significant damage with the buildings being raised to the ground.

The allotments are overlooked by houses so I’m asking residents to think back to Friday night – do you remember seeing anyone acting suspiciously in the area? Do you know something that could assist our enquiries? Whoever is responsible may have returned home smelling strongly or smoke or some kind of accelerant. If this sounds familiar, call officers immediately.

– Sergeant Siobhan Gorman, Leicestershire Police


Aaron Mauger joins Leicester Tigers as head coach

Leicester Tigers have confirmed that former All Blacks centre Aaron Mauger has agreed to join the club as head coach.

Aaron Mauger Credit: David Jones/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Mauger, who played 45 Tests for New Zealand, had three seasons as a Leicester Tigers player following the 2007 Rugby World Cup and will return to the club in his new role at the end of the 2015 Super 15 season.

Demolition work as Haymarket bus station preparations continue

Demolition work on six former shops will take place tonight as site preparations for the construction of Leicester's new Haymarket bus station continue.

Construction work will begin next year Credit: Artist's impression

The work is taking place overnight on buildings on the corner of Charles Street and Belgrave Gate.

Construction work for the new £13.5 million bus station is due to get underway in January next year.


Children set to 'take over' from Leicestershire PCC

Sixteen children from schools across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will be 'taking over' Leicestershire Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner as part of the national Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day.

Clive Loader, Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Credit:

Each child will get allocated a different department including the roads policing unit, call management department and the tactical dogs and firearms unit.

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