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Leicester Police issue photo of man on stolen iPad

Police in Leicestershire have issued a picture of a man taken on an iPad, after it had been stolen from a house near Melton Mowbray.

The photo taken on the iPad, stolen from a house in Melton Mowbray, appeared on the owners cloud storage device... Credit: Leicestershire Police

The owner retrieved the photograph from a cloud storage service, where it had been automatically copied.

Police are now appealing for help in identifying the man in the photo and want to speak to him about the theft, which took place in November.

Police search for man after charity laptop stolen

Leicestershire Police have released CCTV of a man they would like to speak to after a black Toshiba laptop was stolen from Temple Road on Tuesday November 19 at about 3:30pm.

Rosalie Barnes, founder of the Alex Barnes Proton Therapy Charity, owns the laptop. Rosalie is also involved with the Kids ‘N’ Cancer UK charity.

Rosalie’s son, Alex, was diagnosed with a brain tumour at the age of three and underwent pioneering treatment in the US and this month at the age of 9 was given the all clear.

She said: “It is so important for me to get the laptop back as it holds vital information relating to my charity work.

“It also contains photos of when my son Alex was ill, which are very sentimental to the family. There was also a CD inside the laptop bag which contains photos taken earlier this month when Alex was given the ‘all clear’ from cancer.

“I am appealing to whoever took the laptop to have a heart and please return it to me.”

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Man charged over poppy tin thefts

A 28-year-old man has been charged with five counts of theft in connection with the theft of Royal British Legion poppy collection boxes and other items.

The collection tins were allegedly stolen from different locations in Loughborough, Ashby and Shepshed between the 6th and 12th November.

He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Hinckley Magistrates Court today (Thursday 15th November 2012).

Businessman on brink of bankruptcy after break-in

Chris Winter is offering a reward to catch the thieves who stole goods from his business Credit: ITV Central

A businessman who almost went bankrupt after thieves stole more than £20,000 of equipment from his party hire shop is offering a reward to catch those responsible.

Bouncy castles and other inflatable equipment was taken from Chris Winter's lock-up in Rowley Regis in the Black Country in March.

A £500 reward is being offered to anyone with information Credit: ITV Central

The theives cut through a metal fence and spent 3 and a half hours removing stock. Two people were arrested but later released without charge. He's now offering £500 to anyone with information.

This image taken from CCTV shows a man inside Mr Winter's business Credit: ITV Central

"Watching everything that you've worked for over a 14-15 year period being carried out through a hole in a fence and just watching it disappear you know it's devastating it really is, it's just not right that they should be allowed to walk away and devastate lives in the way they do."

Police hunt three in card theft

Three people who distracted a woman and stole her bank card used it to spend over five thousand pounds on alcohol and cigarettes.

Police say a man asked the victim for directions in a supermarket car park in Pendeford, Wolverhampton.

A woman took two bank cards from the victim's purse, which was on the passenger seat.

The thieves spent £5,537 in supermarkets across Wolverhampton, Willenhall, Walsall, Birmingham and Oldbury.

They bought cigarettes and alcohol.

Police have issued CCTV images of the people they want to trace.

The man is described as eastern european, between 50 and 60, around 5ft 8ins tall and of large build.

The first woman is aged in her late 30s and was around 6ft tall with dark curly, dark hair.

The second woman is described as eastern european, around 5ft 8ins tall with shoulder length dark hair.

"The theft happened some time ago but we have had to trawl through many hours of CCTV footage in order to identify the suspects.

"I would urge anyone who recognises the people in the images to contact police as soon as possible."

– PC Laura Littleford, West Midlands Police

Wanted man's picture

Man wanted over jewellery theft Credit: Derbyshire Police

Police have released an image of a man they want to talk to about the theft of jewellery from a shop in Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

It happened at The Gold Place off The Market Place.

The man allegedly entered asked an assistant to show him a bracelet he had seen in the window.

He became aggressive and left the shop with the bracelet and a gold ring.

The man is described as being aged in his mid thirties, 5ft 6in tall with short dark hair and a tanned complexion.

He was wearing dark blue jeans and a white t-shirt with dark writing on it.

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