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Police launch appeal for missing Bradford girl

Jamilah Patel

by David Mackie UPDATE: Jamilah has now been found. Members of the media and the public who contacted police with information are thanked for their assistance. Police are appealing for information to locate a teenager reported missing in Bradford. Bradford District CID would like to speak to anyone who has information about 13-year-old Jamilah Patel who was last seen at […]

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West Yorkshire is proud of its Neighbourhood Watch

Looking after our communities

    By Caroline Grandjean Neighbourhood Watch in West Yorkshire is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and its achievements.

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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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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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Watchdogs praise West Yorkshire Police

Watchdogs praise West Yorkshire Police

Police watchdogs have praised the West Yorkshire Police force for their understanding, restraint and spending efficiency, however force chiefs believe more severe financial challenges lie ahead. Roger Baker, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary for the Northern Region said the force suffered one of the harshest budget cuts of the all the UK’s forces but despite this, crime in the area has […]

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Police seize 17 vehicles as crackdown aims to immobilise criminals

Police seize 17 vehicles as crackdown aims to immobilise criminals

by Lauren Wafer-Kiddle More than one vehicle per hour has been seized by West Yorkshire Police in their latest operation to target criminals on the county’s roads. Police have made 14 arrests and seized 17 vehicles worth over £65,000 in the first four days of Operation Viper – a campaign to target criminals who use the county’s roads. The operation […]

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M62 reopens after collision

by Lauren Wafer-Kiddle The M62 has now reopened but is still experiencing delays following an accident this afternoon. Commuters faced traffic blockages after an collision involving a van and a car. An air ambulance was reported to have landed on the Eastbound carriageway. Police have confirmed that both the Westbound and Eastbound carriageway is fully open between junctions 33-34.  

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Heroin users warned after Leeds death

By Ailsa Rochester Police have today issued a warning to heroin users after a man died in Leeds. A 26-year-old man died on Sunday at an address in Bank Avenue, Morley. The cause of his death has not yet been established but West Yorkshire Police said he was a known heroin user, and was taking drugs in the lead up […]

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Leeds woman calls for stricter drugs laws after near-death experience on legal high Doob

A packet of the legal high 'Doob'

  By Lauren Wafer-Kiddle A 36 year old woman who thought she “was going to die” after taking a legal high last year has called for the drugs to be banned. Leeds woman Elle Brooker was at a party last year when she experienced a horrific reaction to the legal high Doob. She said: “My heart was racing so hard […]

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