Post Tagged with: “Crime”

Extra police on trams and buses to curb anti-social behaviour in Manchester

Extra police on trams and buses to curb anti-social behaviour in Manchester

By Jamie Williams THIRY EXTRA police officers are set to patrol Greater Manchester’s transport network in response to tram vandals.

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Community brings Christmas joy to help ransacked charity shop

Community brings Christmas joy to help ransacked charity shop

By Sam Brooksbank A CHARITY shop in Wakefield which was broken in to and had cash and jewellery stolen has received a helping hand from the local police and businesses just in time for Christmas.

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Taxi driver assaulted in Liversedge robbery

Quarry Road in Liversedge. Image copyright Google Streetview.

A taxi driver has been assaulted in a robbery in Liversedge, and now police are appealing for witnesses. Kirklees CID would like to speak to anyone who has information about the incident which took place between 5.17 and 5.30pm on Quarry Road on Tuesday July 27.

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UPDATED: Two arrested after missing Halifax teen found

Missing teen Eisha Zadi

Two people have been arrested after Police found a 13-year-old girl who had gone missing from her home in Halifax.

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Woman pulled into car in Thornbury

Woman pulled into car in Thornbury

A woman who was pulled into a car following an altercation in Bradford last Tuesday has been asked to contact police. The incident is said to have happened at about 6pm on July 21, when a silver saloon car entered the B&Q car park on Leeds Road.

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Sexual offence reports in West Yorkshire up 50%

Sexual offence reports in West Yorkshire up 50%

by David Mackie Reported sexual offences in West Yorkshire have risen by almost 50% compared to last year, with violent crime offences increasing by over 24%. There has also been a 16.5% rise in crime generally, according to figures revealed today by West Yorkshire Police.

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Leeds University student murder trial stalls

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller

by Mike Berriman The trial of two Burmese men accused of murdering two British backpackers in Thailand, one of whom was a Leeds University student, stalled today after a police officer failed to present key DNA evidence.

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Police seek info over sex suspect from Leeds

Adam Day

A man wanted by police in West Yorkshire in connection with a number of sexual offences is thought to be living in tents and busking in town and city centres.

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Leeds burglary gang sentenced for targeting vulnerable West Yorkshire pensioners

Leeds burglary gang sentenced for targeting vulnerable West Yorkshire pensioners

By Jay Unger Four men from Leeds have been sentenced collectively to more than 30 years in prison for targeting elderly residents for their parts in a burglary scam.

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Man extradited back to UK over attempted murder and rape in Beeston

Man extradited back to UK over attempted murder and rape in Beeston

A man suspected of the attempted rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman in Beeston is being extradited from Slovakia back to the UK. Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen, from West Yorkshire Police, said: ‘‘The 21-year-old, who was arrested from the Kosice area of Slovakia on the 4 June, is due to be brought back to the UK later this week […]

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