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Fake fancy dress: Police safety warning as thousands of counterfeits found at West Yorkshire eBay trader's home

More than 3,000 counterfeit fancy dress costumes were seized by police and trading standards officers during a raid in West Yorkshire this week.
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Fake fancy dress: How to spot the real deal and avoid the dangers of counterfeit goods

Fake fancy dress: How to spot the real deal and avoid the dangers of counterfeit goods

Police have warned parents to be on their guard when shopping for World Book Day costumes this year.
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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 February 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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Shaunna Littlewood

Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

A woman who tied her best friend to a bed and stabbed her repeatedly in a “motiveless” attack has been jailed for life.

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Five knives were sold illegally to children when police carried out test purchases this week.

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Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has organised tonight's meeting

Police at public meeting in Cleckheaton tonight to address Batley and Spen burglary and car crime concerns

In response to residents’ concerns over car crime and burglary rates in Batley and Spen, Tracy Brabin MP has secured a public meeting with Inspector Rauf from the Local Policing Team tonight, Friday, February 16.

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Towngate in Mirfield. Picture: Google.

Man arrested as police probe spate of burglaries in West Yorkshire town

A man has been arrested as part of a police investigation into three burglaries in a single morning in Mirfield.

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Local Express, Common Road, Batley. Picture: Google.

Thieves carrying brick in attempted robbery at Batley newsagents

Thieves carrying a brick tried to rob a newsagents in Batley.

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Revealed: The £109 MILLION seized from criminals by police in West Yorkshire

Large sums of cash have been seized from criminals in West Yorkshire, as police have revealed that they have confiscated millions of pounds in the last decade.

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Police in West Yorkshire can now use mobile phones to check your fingerprints on the spot

Frontline police across the country will be able to use their smartphones to identify people in less than a minute after a trial of new mobile fingerprinting technology in West Yorkshire.
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Nine including three teenagers charged with violent disorder at West Yorkshire shopping centre

Detectives have released three images of people they want to speak to about violent disorder at a Huddersfield shopping centre.

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Showcase Cinemas, Birstall.

Drama 'leaps off screen' as police arrest suspects in cinema raid

Drama "came off the screen and in to real life" last night when a cinema screening was halted as police made arrests.
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Showcase Cinema. Pic: Google.

Film stopped at Birstall Showcase Cinema for burglary arrests

A cinema screening was halted as police made arrests in connection with burglaries across West Yorkshire.
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Tracy Brabin MP.

MP to stage public police meeting on crime concerns

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin will stage a public meeting with police chiefs next week.
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How much will West Yorkshire residents will pay towards policing in 2018/19?

How much will West Yorkshire residents will pay towards policing in 2018/19?

The amount paid by West Yorkshire residents to help fund local policing is set to rise from April after the county’s police and crime commissioner won support for his budget proposals.

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Police tape.

Driver failed to stop in Batley collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail to stop collision in Batley.

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The abandoned car crashed into garages in Cleckheaton.

PICS: Three men abandon car in Cleckheaton police chase

Police officers from Batley & Spen's Neighbourhoods Team chased three men who crashed their car and fled the scene.
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Police are appealing ahead of February 14.

West Yorkshire Police domestic abuse appeal ahead of Valentine's Day

West Yorkshire Police is urging people to watch out for signs of domestic abuse around Valentine's Day.

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Junction 27 of the M62. Credit: Highways England.

Delays on M62 as vehicles break down

Congestion has built up on parts on the M62 this morning.
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Jail terms increased for gang who targeted elderly people in their West Yorkshire homes

Jail terms increased for gang who targeted elderly people in their West Yorkshire homes

A gang of robbers who targeted elderly people in West Yorkshire will spend longer behind bars after their original sentences were referred to the Court of Appeal.

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