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Police appeal to anyone who witnessed a collision on the M69 on Monday 3rd August

Police tapePolice would like to hear from anyone who was driving along the M69 in the parish of Huncote on Monday 3rd August and who witnessed a motorcycle accident.

A pillion passenger on a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle sustained serious injuries after he fell from a motorcycle he was riding on the southbound carriageway of the M69.

The motorcycle rider was not injured. The passenger was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham where his condition has been described as stable.

The collision took place at about 12.10pm, and police would like to speak to anyone travelling along this road around midday.

Did you witnesses the collision or see the motorcycle being ridden beforehand? If you can help please contact PC 1167 Steve Quartermain on 101.

Three arrested and bailed following death of man in Wigston

Photo: Mark Cookson
Mark Cookson

Police have arrested a third person following the death of a man in Wigston.

The 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and has been questioned by detectives.

A 20-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of the same offence on Monday 30 March.

All three people have since been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers were called to a property in Leicester Road at about 8.15pm last Wednesday (25 March) where the body of 42-year-old Mark Cookson was found.

A post-mortem examination concluded that he died as result of a head injury which is believed to have been sustained on the weekend of Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March.

A picture of Mr Cookson has been released and officers would like to speak to anyone who saw him in the area around Asquith Boulevard and Wigston town centre, between 6pm and 8pm on the Sunday evening.

Detectives are particularly keen to speak to a motorist who is believed to have stopped in Welford Road, near to the junction with Hillcrest Road, and spoke to Mr Cookson and a woman at about 6.30pm that night.

This man is believed to be in his 50s and was driving a blue car along Welford Road towards the city.

If you think you saw Mr Cookson on the Sunday evening or were the man in the blue car, call 101 quoting incident number 590 of 25 March 2015.

Serious collision in Beggars Lane, Lubbesthorpe

collision investigation vanOfficers from the Force’s serious collision investigation unit are appealing for witnesses after a collision in Lubbesthorpe.

The collision occurred just after 3pm on Wednesday February 11th in Beggars Lane and involved one vehicle, a grey Vauxhall Astra.

The vehicle contained three people, the driver, a woman, was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary and discharged after treatment, the front seat passenger, a woman, was taken to University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire where she remains in a stable condition.

The third passenger was not injured.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle beforehand to contact them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 506 Ady Keeble.

Anyone with information in relation to any appeals featured on this site is asked to contact the relevant officer on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for the officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

Calls to 101 cost 15p for the entire call from both mobile ‘phones and land lines. Please note some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for calls to Crimestoppers

Religiously aggravated incident in Narborough

police 20Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident of religiously aggravated abuse in Narborough.

The incident happened at around 5.30pm on Sunday, August 17 in Station Road.

The victim was running close to the level crossing when the driver of a Seat Leon shouted abuse at him.

Special Constable 5638 Maria Dale, who is investigating the incident said:

“This incident happened shortly after the barriers had been raised at the level crossing, so I believe there would have been several other vehicles in the area and someone may have seen something.

“I am particularly keen to speak to the woman driver of the vehicle which was behind the Seat as I believe they many have witnessed the incident.

“Please, think back to last Sunday and if you were in the area at the time and believe you could have information get in touch.”

Anyone with information in relation to any appeals featured on this site is asked to contact the relevant officer on 101*, follow the instructions to leave a message for the officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

*Calls to 101 cost 15p for the entire call from both mobile ‘phones and land lines. Please note some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for calls to Crimestoppers.

Appeal for witnesses following road collision in Countesthorpe

collision investigation vanPolice are appealing for witnesses after a man was run over on Station Road, Countesthorpe.

The incident happened on Wednesday August 8 at around 10.30am.

The victim was crossing the road when a parked car rolled back knocking him to the ground before rolling over him.

The victim was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary where he was treated for his injuries and kept in overnight.

PC 1375 Chris Wood said:

“We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident between the vehicle and the pedestrian who was not spoken to police officers at the scene to come forward.”

Anyone with information in relation to any appeals featured on this site is asked to contact the relevant officer on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for the officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number *.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

Crime number: LEP-060814-0182

* Note: Calls to 101 cost 15p for the entire call from both mobile ‘phones and land lines. Please note some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for calls to Crimestoppers.