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Nightclub’s licence to be reviewed after cannabis seized in raid

A nightclub’s licence will be reviewed following a police raid which uncovered more than 40 cannabis plants.

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Police launch bike surrender to crackdown on anti-social riding

Police launch bike surrender to crackdown on anti-social riding

A month-long bike surrender will be launched as part of a police crackdown on anti-social off-road riding.

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Drunk jailed for injuring partner after Facebook row

Drunk jailed for injuring partner after Facebook row

A drunk who caused his partner to suffer a broken wrist when he pushed her during an argument has been jailed for six months.

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'DELIBERATE BARBARITY': Badgers were killed in Bradford and  mobile phone footage uploaded to Instagram. PIC: RSPCA

Yorkshire tops annual animal cruelty league of shame

Animal cruelty statistics revealed by the RSPCA show that West Yorkshire tops a league of shame for the number of people convicted of harming pets and wildlife.

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WATCH: Caught on camera: Do you know them?

Do you know any of these people? These CCTV images have been released by police in Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford of people they would like to speak to.

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Police found 40 cannabis plants when they raided a nightclub in Wakefield.

UPDATE: Cannabis plants seized after sniffer dog raid on city bar

Drugs worth thousands of pounds were seized by police following a raid at a Wakefield nightclub.

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
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Man taken to hospital following collision involving a van and pedestrian

Man taken to hospital following collision involving a van and pedestrian

A 29 year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision involving a van in Hemsworth.

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Drugs raid on nightclub uncovers 40 cannabis plants

Drugs raid on nightclub uncovers 40 cannabis plants

A man has been arrested following a drugs bust on a nightclub.

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Keith (right) and Ashley Boots.

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

A “dishonest and manipulative” West Yorkshire police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home has been jailed for 26 years.

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VIDEO: Armed police spotted in Wakefield following terror attack

Armed officers were spotted in Wakefield this morning as police step up security following the London terror attack.

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Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Dozens of people have been charged with the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in a West Yorkshire town after police investigated historic allegations of abuse.
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A car seized by police

Cars seized and court action in police crackdown on illegal vehicles

Police were out in force in a bid to tackle illegal vehicles in the district.

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Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

People are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016.

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PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

A police community support officer abused her position to access confidential information about a rape suspect with whom she had an affair.

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Drivers warned to be on guard after rise in car thefts

Drivers have been warned to be on their guard after a series of thefts across West Yorkshire.
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Brave victims praised after sex abuser is jailed

Police have praised the bravery of sexual abuse victims who gave evidence to help bring a man to justice.

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Jail for drug driver who hit wall in car chase

Jail for drug driver who hit wall in car chase

A driver caused serious injuries to four passengers when he crashed his car into a wall during a police chase while high on drugs.

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Online identity theft reaches record high

Online identity theft reaches record high

Identity theft has reached an all time high with 172,919 cases being recorded in 2016 according to Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service.

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Coach driver had windscreen smashed by man with axe

Coach driver had windscreen smashed by man with axe

A coach driver had his front window smashed after being forced to stop by a car driver wielding an axe.

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