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Do you know him? Appeal to trace sneak-in burglar

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with a burglary in Heckmondwike. 

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Detectives search for group of men who stole from woman

Detectives are searching for a group of men who left a woman "distressed" after stealing from her in Heckmondwike.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Reports from Kirklees Magistrates’ Court

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series December 8 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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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 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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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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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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Video: Off-duty policeman slashed with knife after confronting Black Friday shoplifting suspect in Leeds

An off-duty police officer is “lucky” to be alive after a suspected shoplifter attacked him with a knife.

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Video: Knife attack as off-duty officer confronts suspected Black Friday shoplifter

An off-duty police officer has been attacked with a knife after he confronted a suspected shoplifter in a Leeds city centre shop.

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Paula Sherriff speaks in Huddersfield St. Peters Parish Church, for a service held in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s murder changed our democracy forever, says Yorkshire MP

A Yorkshire MP in the neighbouring constituency to Jo Cox’s has told how the murder of her friend has permanently altered the face of Britain’s Parliamentary democracy.

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How they plan to fleece you online this Black Friday

How they plan to fleece you online this Black Friday

Researchers at Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) have issued a fresh warning for shoppers not to be rushed into bagging a bargain this Black Friday as 15 million online shoppers could be putting themselves at risk of financial fraud.

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An artist's sketch of Thomas Mair in court during the trial. Picture: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

Jo Cox trial: Harrowing evidence will stay with us all

AS THE jury were sworn in at Court Eight of the Old Bailey last week, they knew nothing about why the unimposing middle-aged man was sitting in the dock.

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Thomas Mair.

Mair may have planned a ‘spectacular’ by killing more victims with stolen weapon

The rifle used by Thomas Mair to murder Jo Cox had been stolen from a car in another part of West Yorkshire less than 12 months before the killing.

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Jo Cox trial: The “comprehensive” case against Thomas Mair

A “comprehensive” catalogue of evidence was presented to jurors as the court heard about the events of June 16 and the police investigation which they triggered.

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Floral tributes to Jo Cox left in the wake of her murder in June.

How community in Birstall coped in wake of MP’s murder

At the spot where hundreds of floral tributes were laid for Jo Cox in the days after her murder, the market traders whose plot overlooked the crime scene go about their business on a sunny autumn Thursday.

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