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Gang terror for supermarket shoppers

Gangs of yobs have been terrorising customers and staff outside Tesco in Hemsworth.

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Worried family report Hull woman missing after she fails to return home from work

Worried family report Hull woman missing after she fails to return home from work

The family of a Hull woman reported her missing to police last night after she failed to return home after work.
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Six charged after fighting on terraces at Barnsley v Leeds United clash

Six charged after fighting on terraces at Barnsley v Leeds United clash

Six men have been charged with public order offences in connection with violence which broke out during a Yorkshire derby.

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Linda Box.

Breaking: Former solicitor charged over £4m fraud and theft investigation

A former solicitor has been charged with fraud and theft offences amounting to more than £4 million.

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Steven Bemrose arriving at court.

Pervert planned to share sick pictures of children

A pervert has admitted possession of a string of sick movies of children with a view to distributing them to others and ordered to sign on the National Sex Offenders’ Register.

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West Yorkshire Police say the devices will help officers spend more time in the community.

Mobile revolution helps keep West Yorkshire Police officers out on streets

More than 5,000 smartphones and tablets have been handed out to officers in Yorkshire’s largest police force in the last three years as part of a £4m project to allow them to spend more time on the front line.

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County's police force recorded third highest hate crime figure in country after EU vote

County's police force recorded third highest hate crime figure in country after EU vote

Record levels of hate crime were reported in West Yorkshire in the wake of last year’s EU referendum, new analysis has shown.

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Police attended the scene of a four-car pile-up on the M1 near Sheffield

Chocolate lovers break in to Thorntons shop

A man and woman stole chocolates after forcing their way into a Thorntons shop during an early morning burglary.

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Irfan Wahid

UPDATED: Tributes pour in to stabbed Leeds teenager as 16-year-old is arrested on suspicion of murder

POLICE have named the boy who was stabbed to death in Harehills on Friday afternoon as 16-year-old Irfan Wahid.

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Police at the scene on Harehills Road this morning

MP in call to tackle knife crime after teenager fatally stabbed in Leeds

A LEEDS MP has said "we must do more to tackle knife crime"  as  a murder investigation continues after the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Leeds yesterday.

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File picture shows David Hinchliff HM Coroner West Yorkshire.

We’re sorry: Staff shortages lead to major backlog at Yorkshire coroner’s court

The office that investigates the cause of deaths in parts of Yorkshire has been forced to draft in extra workers from other parts of the region after staff shortages left a backlog of more than 100 cases waiting to be looked into.

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8 Feb 2017...... Dewsbury scenes. Picture Scott Merrylees

The Moorside: Shannon Matthews drama divides opinion on Dewsbury estate

It was a 24-day search for a missing girl that thrust a West Yorkshire council estate into the national spotlight, before making it famous for all the wrong reasons.

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CCTV images released after man violently attacked in nightclub

CCTV images released after man violently attacked in nightclub

A 29-year-old man was left needing hospital treatment after being attacked by two men in the toilets of a nightclub.

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The shooting at Dewsbury's Cemetery Road

BREAKING: Four men arrested over shooting

Detectives investigating a firearms incident and subsequent linked offences in the area of Cemetery Road, Dewsbury, have arrested four men today.

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Road safety ‘still important for West Yorkshire Police despite lack of specialist officers’

West Yorkshire Police has defended the way it tackles criminality on the county’s road network after figures showed a dramatic fall in the number of specialist roads officers it employs.

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Thieves who stole £238k of cars could be jailed for further five years

A pair of thieves who stole £238,000 worth of cars could be sent back to prison for five years if they re-offend when they are released.

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Teen takes over top policing job

Teen takes over top policing job

A young volunteer has spent the day in the life of West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson.

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Police in West Yorkshire are raising awareness of cyber crime to mark Safer Internet Day.

Police urge public to learn simple steps for staying safe online

The simple steps which can help to stop would-be criminals in their tracks will be the focus of police activity across West Yorkshire tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Laser pen

People who shine laser pens at pilots and drivers could face jail

People shining laser pens at pilots, train and bus drivers could be jailed or face hefty fines under a tougher new law.

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A photo of the flag was taken by a fan today at the John Smith's Stadium.

Leeds United fans outraged as Turkish flag is flown during Huddersfield Town clash

Leeds United fans were left outraged after a Turkish flag was unfurled in the stands during their clash with West Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town.

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