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Laced heroin is ‘100 times more potent’ warn police after drug deaths

Heroin laced with a contaminate that could make it 100 times stronger could have played a part in recent addicts’ deaths, police are fearing.

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The cyber scam has affected West Yorkshire residents.

Police urge West Yorkshire residents not to be fooled by email virus scam

Vigilance is being urged after bogus emails containing viruses have been sent out, claiming to be from various authorities.
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Revealed: Top five items most wanted by thieves

Revealed: Top five items most wanted by thieves

West Yorkshire Police have revealed what is at the top of a thieves list when out looking to steal your property.

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Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Goods that are never delivered, upfront fees and bogus invoices are among the scams most likely to fool bank customers, according to NatWest.

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Flowers are left at the gates of Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds following the murder of Ann Maguire. Picture: Ian Hinchliffe/RossParry.co.uk

Weapons seized from children as young as seven in West Yorkshire schools

When William Cornick murdered Ann Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds two years ago, he became the first pupil to kill a teacher in a British classroom.

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Were your designer sunglasses among those stolen during car break-ins in Halifax?

Were your designer sunglasses among those stolen during car break-ins in Halifax?

Police in Calderdale are trying to trace the owners of several pairs of sunglasses which have been recovered by officers in Halifax.

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Newly appointed assistant chief constables Angela Wiliams and Catherine Hankinson.

West Yorkshire Police announces two senior appointments

West Yorkshire Police has announced the appointment of two new assistant chief constables to its Chief Officer Team.

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Flowers at the scene of the fatal RTC at Elland Road, near Cromwell Bottom

Brighouse man who killed cyclist in “catastrophic collision” gets suspended jail sentence

The widow of a 55-year-old cyclist who was killed on a Brighouse road has described how her life was changed forever on the day her “soulmate” died.

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Park Square Ossett. Photo: Google

Robber snatched 81-year-old woman's handbag as she walked to church in Wakefield

A STREET robber snatched a vulnerable 81-year-old woman's handbag as she walked to a church in the Ossett area of Wakefield.

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Police warn parents over sick Blue Whale online game

Police warn parents over sick Blue Whale online game

Police are warning parents about the dangers of a sick social media ‘game’ targeting children.

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Warning: West Yorkshire Police urges people to delete fake speeding offence email

Warning: West Yorkshire Police urges people to delete fake speeding offence email

A warning has been issued by police in West Yorkshire about a spam email claiming to be from its speed camera unit.
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WARNING: Gang causing crashes with lone women drivers as part of insurance scam

WARNING: Gang causing crashes with lone women drivers as part of insurance scam

A group of men appear to be targeting lone women drivers in order to make fraudulent insurance claims.

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Asif Ghafoor Butt

Suspected sex offender on the run from West Yorkshire Police for six months

POLICE have launched an appeal to trace a suspected sex offender who  has been on the run for six months

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Hoax ticket website set up to ‘scam’ fans and bring fraud into the spotlight

Hoax ticket website set up to ‘scam’ fans and bring fraud into the spotlight

A fake ticket website set up to raise awareness of ticket fraud fooled more that 1,500 people in the space of a week.

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Peter Sutcliffe.

Ripper in new probe over 17 unsolved attacks in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Ripper has been questioned in prison by detectives investigating up to 17 unsolved attacks in the county, it was reported today.

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‘Friendly’ fraudster emails on the increase

‘Friendly’ fraudster emails on the increase

Email users are being warned of a new scam which sees fraudsters turning to ‘kindness’, claiming that they are aiming to help the recipient.

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Fighting crime project backed  by police chief

Fighting crime project backed by police chief

An anti-social and crime fighting project in Rastrick has been given the backing by the West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson.

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'DELIBERATE BARBARITY': Badgers were killed in Bradford and  mobile phone footage uploaded to Instagram. PIC: RSPCA

Yorkshire tops annual animal cruelty league of shame

Animal cruelty statistics revealed by the RSPCA show that West Yorkshire tops a league of shame for the number of people convicted of harming pets and wildlife.

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
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