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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 two brothers who tortured two young boys, as they appeared in court. Drawing: Priscilla Coleman.

Judge asked to extend ban on naming sadistic Edlington brothers to protect their human rights

A judge is being asked to give indefinite anonymity to two Yorkshire brothers who tortured two young boys in a bout of “prolonged, sadistic violence” when they were 10 and 11 years old.

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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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Gang jailed after conning elderly people

Crooked carer spent stolen cash on dating websites

A WOMAN stole thousands of pounds from a disabled man she was entrusted to care for and spent the money on dating agencies and cosmetic procedures, a court heard.

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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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Tonnes of illicit tobacco were seized by HM Customs and Revenue inspectors.

Three generations of Yorkshire family sentenced for roles in £1m tobacco smuggling plot

Three generations of the same family were part a gang from the North East and Yorkshire who smuggled six tonnes of illicit tobacco into the UK.

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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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Callum Lewis.

Drug dealer stole mobile phone after friend’s ecstasy death

A drug dealer stole a mobile phone from his friend after she collapsed and died from taking ecstasy and destroyed it to hide incriminating text messages.

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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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Gang jailed after conning elderly people

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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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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