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Police seize cannabis plants worth more than £50,000 during raid in Wakefield

Cannabis plants worth more than £50,000 were discovered by police following a raid in Wakefield.

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John Bailey has been jailed for six years.

Former clergyman John Bailey jailed for abuse offences

A former clergyman has been jailed as part of a police investigation into historic abuse allegations.

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Police seize £50k of cannabis from property in Eastmoor, Wakefield

Police seize £50k of cannabis from property in Eastmoor, Wakefield

A cannabis farm with plants worth more than £50,000 has been raided by police.
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Ahmed Mohammed

Three teens jailed for 47 years after man shot on Dewsbury street

A LEEDS Crown Court judge has jailed three teenagers for a total of 47 years  after a man was shot and seriously injured in a "planned and premeditated" attack on a  Dewsbury street.
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Almost 50,000 worth of items have been reported as stolen from three hospitals.

REVEALED: £50,000 worth of items stolen from West Yorkshire hospitals

Almost £50,000 worth of items have been stolen from three West Yorkshire hospitals, figures reveal.

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Christopher Mosby

Gun threat Wakefield betting shop robber jailed for seven years

AN ARMED robber  who threatened a Wakefield betting shop manager with a fake handgun during a spree of offending has been locked up for seven years.
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Police release men arrested over 'suspicious package' linked to major evacuation in Leeds

Police release men arrested over 'suspicious package' linked to major evacuation in Leeds

Two men have been released without charge after being questioned by police in Leeds about the contents of a ‘suspicious package’.

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David Green. Picture by South Yorkshire Police.

Driver high on cannabis jailed after leaving injured friends following crash

A driver under the influence of cannabis who fled and left his three injured friends in the wreckage of his car has been jailed.
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Partick Whelan and Gareth Hayes.

Leeds burglary gang caught red-handed during 3,000 cigarette raid at shop

A gang of burglars were caught moments after they carried out a night time raid at a newsagents and stole £3,000 worth of cigarettes.

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Police evacuate Leeds market after report of suspicious package

Police have evacuated Kirkgate Market in Leeds after receiving a report of a suspicious package.

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Shaun Land. Picture by West Yorkshire Police

Castleford sex offender jailed for 19 years

A Castleford man has been jailed for 19 years for a series of indecent assaults against a young girl.

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Appeal after car reverses into mum and child in pushchair as they cross the road

Appeal after car reverses into mum and child in pushchair as they cross the road

A woman and her young child escaped injury after a car reversed into them as they crossed the road.

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19th February 2013. Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson.

Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

WITHIN the last few days, modern slavery and the trauma suffered by victims has quite rightly made headlines.

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Police received several calls about an ongoing robbery at a motorcycle business, in Church Street, Thornes

'Noxious substance' sprayed at staff in Wakefield robbery

Balaclava-clad thieves sprayed a noxious substance at staff in a robbery in Thornes.

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West Yorkshire loan shark victim speaks out over ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ lender

West Yorkshire loan shark victim speaks out over ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ lender

The victim of a loan shark has spoken of how a man who posed as a “father figure” during a difficult time in his life went on to fleece him of more than £60,000 over five years.

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Police said to report any suspicious activity.

West Yorkshire Police urge people to remain 'vigilant' as terror threat level rises to critical

West Yorkshire Police has urged people in the region to be "vigilant and report any suspicious activity" after a terror blast in London as the threat level has risen to the highest it can be.

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Hemsworth Raod, where Victor Watkins died in June 2016 (Google Maps)

Inquest into Hemsworth crash death adjourned for criminal trial

The inquest into the death of a motorist in Hemsworth has been adjourned until a criminal trial has been completed.

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Stephen Pollard.

Further arrest after death of Wakefield man found two years ago is re-investigated

A further arrest has been made after police began re-investigating the death of a Wakefield man found more than two years ago.

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Police have arrested three men.

Men arrested as police re-investigate death of Wakefield man found two years ago

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after new information led police to re-investigate the death of a Wakefield man who was found in North Yorkshire more than two years ago.

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Kinsley man was part of slavery gang jailed for 79 years

Kinsley man was part of slavery gang jailed for 79 years

A Kinsley man, who was part of a millionaire traveller family convicted of being Britain's biggest slavery gang, has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.
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