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Police begin 10 day weapons amnesty to get guns and knives off the streets

A county-wide weapons amnesty has been officially launched in West Yorkshire today in a bid to get guns and knives off the streets.

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Hunt for quad bikers after people sprayed with fire extinguishers

Hunt for quad bikers after people sprayed with fire extinguishers

Quad bike riders armed with fire extinguishers have been spraying people and businesses.

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Some of the weapons handed in during West Yorkshire Police's weapons amnesty in 2016.

The haul of knives and guns in West Yorkshire’s amnesty last year - and where to take yours this week

A huge haul of knives and guns was handed over to police last year as part of an annual weapons surrender.

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Flowers and tributes are laid by the car park to The Scarborough pub in Thornhill, Dewsbury, after the death of a man over the weekend.

Nine arrests over death of dad outside pub

A total of nine people have now been arrested in connection with the death of a man following an alleged altercation outside a Dewsbury pub.

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Police have hailed the operation a success.

Five cars damaged in one night

A man and a woman were arrested after more than five cars were damaged in one night.

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Gang terror for supermarket shoppers

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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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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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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Second man on attempted murder charge after Dewsbury shooting

A second man has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and attempt robbery following a shooting incident on Cemetery Road, Dewsbury on February 1.
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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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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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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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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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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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