Melton Burglary Trial

Two men have been sentenced following the burglary at a house in Melton Mowbray in which the householder fired a legally held gun at two men entering his home.

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MP backs decision on farm shooting

Alan Duncan MP backs CPS decision over farm shooting Credit: PA Pictures

A decision not to press charges against a Leicestershire couple who used a gun to defend their home from intruders has been welcomed by their MP.

Alan Duncan said he was delighted that the Crown Prosecution Service wasn't taking criminal action against Andy and Tracey Ferrie. Two men have been charged with the burglary.

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