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Public are asked to help police locate a wanted man in West Yorkshire

Police are trying to trace a man wanted for "a number" of burglary offences across Batley and Bradford.

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Knifepoint robber struck on Huddersfield street

Knifepoint robber struck on Huddersfield street

A TEENAGE knifepoint robber struck in Huddersfield just 20 minutes after an attempted robbery on the same street.
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Bradford City played Blackpool at Valley Parade earlier this month. Stock pic.

Police keep peace at Bradford City match with just eight liaison officers

A West Yorkshire Police commander has described how his force kept the peace at a Bradford City home game with just eight actively deployed officers after adopting an approach used at major protests.

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Police are still looking into the incident which unravelled at Dewsbury Station.

UPDATE: Police continue investigation after incident at Dewsbury train station

A man found with serious stab wounds at Dewsbury Train Station has been released from hospital as police continue an investigation.

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Killingbeck Police Station in Leeds, which is to be sold off.

Police stations in Leeds, Keighley and Bingley to be sold off

Yorkshire’s largest police force is to sell three of its police stations and four other buildings after revealing that several are rarely used by its officers.

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Armed police in Leeds. Only around 200 officers in West Yorkshire are trained to handle and use firearms.

Police in West Yorkshire want officers to remain largely unarmed

Most officers in West Yorkshire believe police in the county ought to remain largely unarmed, a survey published today has suggested.

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West Yorkshire Police's Leeds District Headquarters on Elland Road, Leeds. Pictured Divisional Commander Chief Supt Paul Money.
11th April 2014. JG100268d Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe.

West Yorkshire Police’s PFI buildings cost taxpayers £12.1m a year

A Private Finance Initiative contract signed by Yorkshire’s biggest police force to create two district headquarters and a state-of-the-art training base will cost taxpayers £338m over 25 years.

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Attacker: Danell Allert

‘No mercy’ for Batley machete attacker who almost sliced off rival’s hand

A DANGEROUS drug dealer who almost sliced off the hand of a rival after attacking him with a machete has been locked up for 15 years.

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Online hate speech figures are on the rise.

Arrests for online hate speech in county on rise

The number of arrests made for online hate speech in West Yorkshire has almost doubled over the past five years.

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WANTED: Calderdale police hunt launched to find violent robber

WANTED: Calderdale police hunt launched to find violent robber

Police officers in Calderdale are appealing for anyone who knows the whereabouts of Michael Lloyd Long, who robbed a man, to get in contact.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series August 10 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Norman Bettison approaches the court in Warrington

Hillsborough: Five charged over disaster appear in court for first time

Five men charged following an investigation into the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath appeared in court for the first time this afternoon.
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Revealed: How many times West Yorkshire Police used force during incidents

Revealed: How many times West Yorkshire Police used force during incidents

New statistics published by West Yorkshire Police have given an insight into the use of force by officers during the course of their daily duties.
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Ghulam Hussain, of Track Road, Batley, has been sentenced to six years for terrorism offences

Aspiring IS soldier told cop about his plan

A father of two from north Kirklees who told an undercover police officer he intended to join Islamic State (IS) and fight in Syria has been jailed for six years.

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West Yorkshire Police made 4,663 arrests of children last year.

Significant fall in arrests of children in West Yorkshire

Arrests of children by West Yorkshire Police have fallen by 64 per cent in the last six years, according to new figures.

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Police are appealing for information.

Knifepoint robbery outside Batley pub

A man was forced to hand over money in a knifepoint robbery outside a pub in Batley.

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Police operation in Dewsbury tackles traffic offences, anti-social behaviour and child sexual exploitation

Police operation in Dewsbury tackles traffic offences, anti-social behaviour and child sexual exploitation

Dozens of offenders were caught in the act as police in Dewsbury turned their focus to tackling road traffic offences and anti-social behaviour.

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Drugs paraphernalia

Deadly drug used to tranquilise elephants blamed for a spike in addicts’ deaths in West Yorkshire

ADDICTS are ‘playing Russian roulette’ with a deadly synthetic drug which is 10,000 times stronger than morphine and could have killed at least 16 people in the region, a leading officer has warned.

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Seven more charged after death of Dewsbury man

Detectives investigating the death of 32-year-old man in Dewsbury earlier this year have charged a further seven people.
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Police have said two men will appear in court.

Two men from Dewsbury charged with murder

Two men will appear in court tomorrow charged with the murder of a Dewsbury man.
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