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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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The scene at Westminster in the minutes after the terrorist attack.

Reach out to victims of London attacks, urge family of Jo Cox

The family of murdered MP Jo Cox today urged the nation to “reach out and support” the victims of yesterday’s Westminster terror attack to “let them know they are not alone”.

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Increased police patrols planned for town centre

Increased police patrols are planned for Dewsbury as part of a five-week campaign to tackle anti-social behaviour and child sexual exploitation.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series March 23 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Hunt for violent armed men who carried out town centre attack

Hunt for violent armed men who carried out town centre attack

A man has been left with serious injuries after being violently assaulted by a gang of armed men.

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Upper Common Lane. Photo: Google.

Serious sex attack on woman in West Yorkshire village

A police investigation is under way today after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in a West Yorkshire village.

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Victim left heartbroken after £25,000 of jewellery and watches stolen in Kirklees burglary

Jewellery and watches worth £25,000 were stolen during a house burglary in Cleckheaton.

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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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Pilgrim Crescent. Photo: Google.

Three held by police following outbreak of ‘disorder’ in Dewsbury

Police arrested three men after an outbreak of disorder in Dewsbury.

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Police called to group of men with weapons on Dewsbury street

Police called to group of men with weapons on Dewsbury street

Police are appealing for information following disorder in Dewsbury last night. 

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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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Carjack victim dragged from VW in West Yorkshire robbery

Two robbers hit the windscreen of a car with a large stone before dragging its driver out and making off the vehicle yesterday.

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Campaign to stamp out anti-social behaviour in Dewsbury

Campaign to stamp out anti-social behaviour in Dewsbury

Increased police patrols are heading for Dewsbury for a five-week campaign to tackle child sexual exploitation and anti-social behaviour.

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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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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series March 16 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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CSI Leeds: Police recruit crime scene investigators

CSI Leeds: Police recruit crime scene investigators

Would you love your job to be as fascinating as a real-life episode of CSI?

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Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber criminals are targeting British businesses by imitating nation state-style attacks, the National Crime Agency warns.

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Hunt for man in spate of indecent exposure incidents

Hunt for man in spate of indecent exposure incidents

Police are investigating several reports of a man indecently exposing himself to members of the public over the past three weeks in West Yorkshire.

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Mary Kaya, 56, of Batley, has been found guilty today at Leeds Crown Court.

Batley woman found guilty of terrorism offence

A jury has today found Mary Kaya guilty of an offence under the Terrorism Act at Leeds Crown Court.

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