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Thieves steal nearly 1,000 pairs of Puma trainers from parked lorry

Thieves stole nearly 1,000 pairs of Puma trainers after targeting a parked lorry.
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Crime couple must pay £110K or face jail

Crime couple must pay £110K or face jail

A couple whose lifestyle was funded by crime have been ordered to pay more than £110,000 or face prison.

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Series of burglaries in Ackworth village
Autoserv, Wakefield Road, Ackworth
James Matthews

Burglars target village 15 times in recent months

Businesses in Ackworth have been left counting the cost after a series of break-ins has plagued the village since the summer.

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Wakefield Jail inmate tells court of his plans to kill child sex killer Roy Whiting

AN ‘extremely dangerous’ prisoner told a court of his plan to murder his fellow inmate - child killer Roy Whiting - at Wakefield Prison.

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The new Police and Crime Plan for West Yorkshire will be published today.

Yorkshire’s largest police force to focus on those who go missing

West Yorkshire’s policing tsar will today unveil measures to reduce the number of vulnerable people who go missing across the county.

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Police motorcycle officer hit by a car

Police motorcycle officer hit by a car

A police officer was injured after he was hit by a car as he got off his motorbike.

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Police are trawling CCTV footage to help them trace the man and child.

Police trawl CCTV as investigation into crying girl ‘taken’ by man in Leeds continues

EFFORTS ARE continuing today to trace a man who was seen leading a young girl away while she was ‘crying for mummy’.

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William Metcalfe

Search continues for “vulnerable pensioner”

Police are urgently appealing for information to trace a “vulnerable” pensioner who went missing two days ago.

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Car theft plot teenagers jailed

Car theft plot teenagers jailed

A teenager who stole cars after sneaking into workplaces in Leeds and Wakefield and taking employees’ keys has been jailed.

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CCTV images of men who violently assaulted friends at Wakefield railway station

CCTV images of men who violently assaulted friends at Wakefield railway station

CCTV images of two men who violently assaulted a group of friends at a railway station in Wakefield have been released.
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HEARTBROKEN: Shabnam Nazir, 34, with her poorly daughter Amelia Qadeer.

‘They took away my only chance to help my girl’

A mum has spoken of her heartbreak after burglars stole money she had raised to pay for medical treatment for her poorly six-year-old daughter.

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SLIDESHOW: Can you help police identify these people caught on camera?

Do you recognise any of the people pictured in these CCTV camera images?

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Men attacked in front of children outside mosque on way to Eid prayers

Men attacked in front of children outside mosque on way to Eid prayers

Two men were subjected to violent assaults in front of their children outside a mosque as they made their way to Eid prayers.

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West Yorkshire Police has launched its new Not The Usual Suspects campaign today.

Nearly 250 were arrested for drink-driving in West Yorkshire up to Christmas, figures reveal

Police arrested nearly 250 people for drink and drug-driving offences across the region in the run up to Christmas last year, new figures show.

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Self-help website for potential paedophiles sees surge in West Yorkshire users

Self-help website for potential paedophiles sees surge in West Yorkshire users

Almost 40 men from Wakefield have visited a website to get help tackle their attraction to viewing sexual images of children over the last year, it has been revealed.

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Alert as cyber criminals hack into thousands of lotto accounts

Alert as cyber criminals hack into thousands of lotto accounts

The National Lottery has become the latest British organisation to fall victim to cyber crime, after criminals hacked into the online accounts of thousands of regular players.

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The best Tweets from West Yorkshire Police's 24-hour Twitter marathon

The best Tweets from West Yorkshire Police's 24-hour Twitter marathon

West Yorkshire Police have spent 24 hours live Tweeting incidents, call-outs, daily tasks and crime prevention advice from the force's official accounts using the hashtag #wyp24.

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William Beckett

Jail for man who stamped on 62-year-old victim’s head nine times

A man who assaulted two others after they asked him for a cigarette has been jailed for six years.

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Man remanded over knife attack on off-duty police officer in city shop

Man remanded over knife attack on off-duty police officer in city shop

A man has been remanded in custody following a knife attack on an off-duty police officer at the HMV store in Leeds city centre.

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Police force launches campaign against domestic abuse

Police force launches campaign against domestic abuse

A campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and encourage victims to report offences has been launched today by police chiefs.

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