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Police are investigating the death of a motorcycle rider who died in Belton, Leicestershire.
He was involved in a crash with a Lexus car at 11:08am on Rempstone Road in Belton on Saturday 14th October.
No one else was injured.
The motorcyclist was travelling from Belton towards the Shepshed turning and the car was travelling in the opposite direction.
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Leicestershire Police have released photos of these two men after a JCB Mini Digger was stolen from a site in the village of Moira.
The Mini Digger was taken during the morning of Wednesday 14 September.
Police are asking the public to get in touch if they recognise the men.
Leicestershire Police have released a statement after a senior police officer from the force was criticised for suggesting that some burglaries should not be investigated if doors and windows have been left open.
The force has reassured the public that they will 'of course' be investigating preventable burglaries:
We do, and will continue to, prioritise the investigation of all reports of domestic burglaries received from members of the public in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
There are no plans to change this whatsoever, a point made to the reporter from the Loughborough Echo in the original interview.
We recognise the impact that burglaries have on victims and will always relentlessly pursue those responsible for this type of crime, in order to bring them to justice.
In the original interview, Mr Kay was clear that he was posing a hypothetical question, to help generate a debate about how we should highlight the importance of crime prevention and how we ‘nudge’ people to take home security far more seriously and therefore help prevent them becoming a victim of crime.
A senior Leicestershire Police constable suggested some burglaries should not be probed if windows and doors are left open.Read the full story ›