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Police appeal after pensioner dies in Wakefield hit and run

Police appeal after pensioner dies in Wakefield hit and run

By Hayley Longster An 88-year-old man who was the victim of a hit and run in Wakefield died yesterday from his injuries in Leeds General Infirmary. The man was struck by a Ford Focus shortly after 1pm last Tuesday (30 June) as he crossed Flanshaw Road, as the car was heading towards Batley Road. The police have launched an appeal for […]

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UPDATE: Menston pensioner tied up and threatened by robbers

UPDATE: Menston pensioner tied up and threatened by robbers

By David Mackie A community is in shock after a 77-year-old woman was tied up and threatened by three men in her home on Bingley Road, Menston. The men barged into the pensioner’s home on 3 July around 11pm, after she went to investigate a noise outside. One 80-year-old resident of the street, who did not want to be named, […]

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Pensioner missing from Leeds care home for five days

Police say they think Dennis Beecher, pictured above, may have travelled to Bridlington.

By Joseph Keith A pensioner who has medical issues has now been missing for five days. Mr Dennis Beecher, 67, was last seen at his care home in Morley, Leeds, at about 10am on Thursday, July 24. West Yorkshire Police say they think the pensioner may have travelled to Bridlington. Mr Beecher is described as white, about 5ft 6in tall, […]

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Police appeal after a 77 year-old pick pocketed in Leeds

Police appeal after a 77 year-old pick pocketed in Leeds

The images of two men who pick pocketed a pensioner  at Leeds station have been released by the British Transport Police. The 77 year-old was travelling to London Kings Cross in January when two men apparently worked as a team to steal from him. Police say the victim was distracted by one of the men while the train was in […]

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