Leicestershire Police are trialling a new scheme where cameras are attached to police vests.
A man has been found guilty of the murder of a former champion boxer who was found dismembered in freezers at his home.
Officers from the Road Policing Unit will be specifically stopping HGV drivers to tackle illegal motoring.
A number of roads remain closed as police deal with a siege situation in Thurmaston in Leicestershire.
Police were called to Manston Close shortly after 5.00pm this evening after reports gunshots were fired.
Police say a lone gunman is locked inside a property and specialist officers are on scene.
Leicestershire Police have released the following statement after an armed man fired a gun and locked himself inside a house in Thurmaston this evening,
– Leicestershire Police
Police were called at 5.11 pm today (Thursday 6th June 2013) following reports that a firearm had been discharged in the garden of a property on Manston Close in Leicester.
When firearms officers arrive at the scene a man had locked himself into the property. In the interests of public safety people living in local properties have been asked to stay indoors and the road has been closed to traffic. Specialist officers are currently dealing with the situation.
It’s not thought anyone else is in the property. There are no more details at the moment.
Leicestershire Police have confirmed they're in attendance at a property in Thurmaston at a 'firearms' incident.
Police say they were called to a property in Manston Close at 5.11pm after reports of a gun being fired.
A man is thought to have run back inside a house on the street and locked himself in.
Specialist firearms officers are negotiating with the man who is believed to be alone.
People living in the area have been advised to stay indoors while police deal with the situation, and a number or roads have been closed.
Police have confirmed they are in attendance at an ongoing incident in Thurmastion in Leicestershire.
ITV News Central has received reports of a gunman in Manston Close.
People who appear to be near the scene off Barkbythorpe Road have also tweeted that the police helicopter is above them.
Leicestershire Police are expected to issue a press release shortly.
There are reports of a man with a gun in Thurmaston in Leicestershire.
Police have confirmed there is an ongoing incident but have not given any more details.
An eyewitness has told ITV News Central police are in attendance at Manston Close.
Leicestershire Police say its going to issue a press release in due course.
More details to follow.
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