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VIDEO: Two arrested after Wakefield pub attack

Two men have been arrested after an attack at a pub in Wakefield city centre.
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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after an attack at a pub in Wakefield city centre.
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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after an attack at a pub in Wakefield city centre.

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Police are cracking down on shoplifting.

'Lift it and we will lift you' police warn as they launch new drive to tackle shop thefts in Wakefield

Thieves operating in Wakefield have been warned they will be caught as police launch a new shoplifting drive.

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Vladimir Madle.

Crystal Meth and bomb making lab found in drug dealer's Wakefield bedsit

Stunned police officers discovered a laboratory for making bombs and producing the drug crystal meth when they searched a criminal's bedsit, a court heard.
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Woman, 33, dies after head-on crash in Wakefield, inquest hears

Woman, 33, dies after head-on crash in Wakefield, inquest hears

A 33-year-old woman died of serious injuries after a head-on collision in Wakefield, an inquest heard today.
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Till and cash stolen from village fish and chip shop

Till and cash stolen from village fish and chip shop

Burglars forced their way into a village fish and chip shop and made off with the chippy's till.

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Peasholm Park, Scarborough.

Suspected drug dealer jumped in duck pond: Police chase in Scarborough's Peasholm Park

A SUSPECTED drug dealer jumped into a duck pond in Scarborough's Peasholm Park in a bid to evade police during a foot chase.
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Tesco Hemsworth, picture courtesy of Google.

Teenagers arrested on suspicion of arson after Tesco supermarket fire

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a blaze at a supermarket.

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Five knives were sold illegally to children when police carried out test purchases this week.

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 13/02/18 - Press - Kinsley Community Centre Lead Theft, Fitzwilliam, England - Peter Taberner with centre manager Jill Craig, Sandra Picken and Glyn Lloyd.

Upset after series of thefts from roof of village community centre

Staff at a village community centre say they are fed up after a series of thefts from the building.

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Twitter user @Yorkshire_Grit shared this image of the scene yesterday.

UPDATE: Man arrested after stabbing at abattoir released as investigations continue

A man who was arrested after a stabbing at an abattoir has been 'released under investigation', police have said.

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Leeds Crown Court

Man who downloaded thousands of child-porn images avoids custodial sentence

POLICE discovered more than 1,000 indecent images of children after they seized computer equipment from a man’s home.

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Twitter user @Yorkshire_Grit shared this image of the scene.

Arrest after stabbing at meat factory

A man has been arrested after a stabbing at a meat factory.
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“Despicable” woman conned elderly men out of £20,000

“Despicable” woman conned elderly men out of £20,000

A woman who defrauded elderly and vulnerable victims out of nearly £20,000 has been jailed in offences branded as “despicable” by police.

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Revealed: The £109 MILLION seized from criminals by police in West Yorkshire

Large sums of cash have been seized from criminals in West Yorkshire, as police have revealed that they have confiscated millions of pounds in the last decade.

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Police in West Yorkshire can now use mobile phones to check your fingerprints on the spot

Frontline police across the country will be able to use their smartphones to identify people in less than a minute after a trial of new mobile fingerprinting technology in West Yorkshire.
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Kevin Devonport

Drug farmer grew cannabis worth £35K

A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for producing £35,000 worth cannabis at properties in Knottingley, Brotherton and Leeds.

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The waste site.

Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

The director of a Wakefield waste firm was today  handed a 12 month community order with 150 hours unpaid work for not having a permit in place to prevent damage to the environment.

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The Eastmoor area of Wakefield. Pic: Google.

Bike cops take Wakefield and Pontefract 'rogue' riders to task

"Rogue" off-road motorcycle riders in Wakefield and Pontefract have been taken to task following a police operation.
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