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Police appealing for 'good samaritans' after Loughborough assault

Leicestershire Police are trying to find three men who ran to the aid of another man being assaulted in the street in Loughborough.

The assault happened at about 2.50pm on Sunday 27 December in a pedestrian area between High Street and Market Place.

The 36-year-old victim was walking towards Baxtergate when the suspect walking in the same direction but on the opposite side, ran across, grabbed him by the collar and punched him several times in the head.

He was not injured but left shaken by the ordeal.

Three people described as young, white men, ran to the victim’s aid and separated him from the suspect.

The suspect has been described as Eastern European appearance, in his mid 40s, 6ft tall and of large build.

Police would like to trace the three men who assisted the victim as they will have valuable information that can assist with our enquiries.

If this is you or you know who the good samaritans were then call 101.

Man wanted in connection with a sexual offence allegation in Leicester

65-year-old Komar Uddin Credit: Leicestershire Police

Leicestershire police are trying to locate a man they would like to speak to in connection with an allegation of a sexual offence in Leicester back in February last year.

Komar Uddin, 65, is wanted after he failed to answer police bail on 20 July, 2015.

It’s believed he may have connections to London, Mansfield in Nottingham and Birmingham.

If you know of his current whereabouts or if you have seen him since February 2015 then Leicestershire Police would like you to get in touch.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 4195 Julie Gamble on 101, quoting incident LEP-050116-0256.

Police appeal to find missing girl

14-year old Jade was last seen on Christmas Day Credit: Leicestershire Police

Police are appealing for help in finding a 14-year-old girl who was last seen at about 1.30pm on Christmas Day.

Leicestershire Police and her family want to know the teenager is safe and well and are urging Jade, or anyone who knows where she is, to get in touch.

Jade, from Loughborough, is white, about 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build, and has long blonde hair and was last seen wearing a black leather jacket with a fur collar, black skinny jeans and black Nike trainers.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call PC 856 Craig Downward, from the Missing Person Team, on 101.

Leicestershire Police appeal for witnesses after fatal collision

Leicestershire Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the A1 in Rutland yesterday.

The collision happened just after 2pm on the northbound carriageway, north of the Bloody Oaks services.

A 52-year-old man, the driver of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision involved a black Mercedes and a lorry, however the lorry driver was not injured.

A stretch of the northbound carriageway of the A1 has been closed to enable officers to conduct their enquiries at the scene.

Leicestershire Police want anyone who saw what happened or saw the manner in which either vehicle was being driven prior to the collision to get in touch by calling Detective Constable 1761 Pete Davies on 101.


A1 northbound near Tickencote closed

A1 Northbound near Tickencote Credit: Google Maps

Leicestershire police have said that the A1 northbound is closed due to a serious collision at Tickencote.

Delays can also also be expected going southbound despite the carriageway remaining open.

The A1 northbound between the A606 near Stamford and the B1081 near Great Casterton is the area affected.

Police are currently at the scene and a diversion is in place.

Traffic is directed off the A1 at Stamford and should follow the black circle symbol on local road signs. This will traffic via the A606 westbound-northbound to Melton Mowbray. Continue via the one-way system to remain on the A606. At the junction with the A606/A607/A6006 turn right on to the A607 and stay on this road eastbound-northbound to the A1 at Grantham.

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Police issue image of man wanted in connection with assault in Aylestone Meadows

Computer generated image of wanted man Credit: Leicestershire Police

Police have issued a computer generated image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Aylestone Meadows.

It happened at around 8am on Saturday 5 December when the victim was walking her dog.

As she was walking along the footpath that leads from Mill Lock car park to Canal Street car park, she was hit in the face, causing her to fall to the floor.

She sustained facial injuries which required hospital treatment.

The suspect ran off in the direction of Middleton Street.

He is described as black, in his 20s and between 5ft 8ins and 5ft 10ins tall.

He was wearing a blue hooded top and blue bottoms.

If you recognise the man in the image, saw the incident take place, or saw him in the area and know where he went afterwards, please contact us on 101.

Man who died in A6003 collision is named

A man who died after a collision on the A6003 on Wednesday has been named.

Warren Dale Carter, aged 24, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision was reported at 5.20am on the A6003 in Gunthorpe, Rutland and involved a white Vauxhall Corsa and a HGV.

Four other men sustained serious injuries and they all remain in hospital. One of those injured men is critical but stable and the other three are stable.

The car was travelling from Uppingham towards Oakham when it was involved in a collision with the HGV.

Leicestershire Police would like to speak to anyone who was travelling along the A6003 during the early hours of this morning who may have witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle being driven beforehand.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 3101837 George Dodson on 101.

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