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Police warning over stolen detonators

Police have issued a warning after six railway detonators were stolen in the Rugby area today.

The detonators are placed along railway tracks to warn staff working on lines of approaching trains. When a train runs over the mini-explosives a loud bang is emitted.

The items were stolen from a van in Stretton under Fosse between 12.00pm and 01.00pm today.

The detonators are small discs measuring 5cm in diameter. Police say in untrained hands the explosives could be very dangerous.

Olympian shares her experience with schoolchildren

Hannah Macleod, center, celebrates along with her teammates after winning the women's field hockey bronze medal match against New Zealand Credit: PA

Team GB hockey star Hannah Macleod will be visiting schools in Leicestershire later to share her experiences of the Olympics.

Hannah won a bronze in the Games and famously had her medal stolen in a London bar, before it was anonymously returned.

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Olympian "extremely pleased to be reunited with medal"

Lincolnshire-born British Olympic bronze medallist Hannah Macleod says she is relieved and grateful to have her medal returned.

The 28-year-old had her medal stolen at a club in Mayfair just hours after attending an event hosted by the Queen to celebrate London 2012 athletes.

“I’m extremely pleased to have been reunited with my medal. It’s a huge relief. I’m enormously grateful to the Metropolitan Police

"Given the huge impact the Olympic Games has had on London and the UK I always held hope that it would be returned but it’s still incredible to know now I have my medal back. People understand how much these medals mean to the athletes and those in the communities who have played their part in supporting us."

– Hannah Macleod

'Stolen' Olympic medal posted back through post

Hannah Macleod has had her Olympic Bronze medal posted back to the England Hockey Headquarters this morning.

The hockey player is currently with police who are holding onto it after receiving the medal earlier today in an envelope.

She is expected to issue a statement shortly.

The Lincolnshire-born British Olympic bronze medallist had her medal stolen hours after attending an event hosted by the Queen to celebrate London 2012 athletes on the early hours of Wednesday.

Bronze medallist's Twitter appeal to get stolen medal back

Lincolnshire-born British Olympic bronze medallist Hannah Macleod has had her medal stolen at a club in Mayfair just hours after attending an event hosted by the Queen to celebrate London 2012 athletes.

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I'm not after punishment.If you picked up a Bronze Olympic medal that isn't yours pls just send anonymously back to GB hockey-Bisham Abbey

Hockey star Hannah, 28, has taken to Twitter along with rower Alex Partridge who also had his medal stolen to appeal to anyone who may know where the medals are.

The 28-year-old also tweeted a CCTV photograph yesterday of a man she thinks might be able to help find her medal.

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After a Team GB reception with the queen at Buckingham Palace, we went to a club in Mayfair where the theft took place between 12am-3am

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Lincolnshire Olympian has bronze medal stolen

Hannah Macleod, center, celebrates along with her teammates after winning the women's field hockey bronze medal match against New Zealand Credit: PA

Lincolnshire-born British Olympic bronze medallist Hannah Macleod has had her medal stolen hours after attending an event hosted by the Queen to celebrate London 2012 athletes.

Hockey star Hannah, 28, took to Twitter along with rower Alex Partridge who also had his medal stolen to appeal to anyone who may know where the medals are.

Both Olympians believe the medals were stolen in the early hours of yesterday morning at an event in Mayfair.

Scotland Yard have confirmed it was investigating reports of a stolen Olympic medal and but the force had not been contacted about a second stolen medal.

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