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Detectives hunting for sex attacker who assaulted woman, 36, after leaving nightclub

A woman was sexually assaulted on her way home from a nightclub in the early hours of the morning.
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Luddendenfoot Academy in Calderdale.

Halifax mother tells ordeal of schoolboy, 10, inside Parliament during terror attack

It was the middle of the afternoon when Halifax mum Victoria Shackley was sent a text message that no parent would ever want to receive.

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Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

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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Halifax MP Holly Lynch was in the Shadow Cabinet when news broke of the terror attack

Halifax MP trapped inside House of Commons during London terror attack

Halifax MP Holly Lynch was trapped inside the Palace of Westminster during the London terror attack.

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FC Halifax Town fans could be put in detention after matches if violence continues

FC Halifax Town’s chairman has threatened to keep home fans in detention at The Shay following matches while away supporters leave the ground after another game was marred by violence.

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Man repeatedly punched in the face suffers serious injuries in Rastrick attack

Man repeatedly punched in the face suffers serious injuries in Rastrick attack

A man suffered serious facial injuries following a violent assault in Rastrick.

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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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UPDATE: Man charged following serious sexual assault

UPDATE: Man charged following serious sexual assault

Police have now charged a 26-year-old man in connection with a serious sexual assault in Beech Street, Huddersfield last week. 

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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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St Michael and All Angels CE Primary School, Shelf

‘Pitchfork’ raiders steal laptops from primary school

Burglars believed to have been armed with pitchforks targeted a Shelf primary school in the dead of night and stole 12 laptops in the second raid in six months.

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CCTV: One of the suspects wanted by West Yorkshire Police.

CCTV: Do you recognise men wanted for 'frightening' Calderdale robbery?

Detectives are hunting for thieves who threatened staff during a "frightening" robbery in Calderdale.

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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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Watch: Fan brawl at FC Halifax Town away fixture - police probe launched

Police are looking for witnesses after a disturbance following an FC Halifax Town away fixture.

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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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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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West Yorkshire Police has been recruiting call handlers at unprecedented levels.

West Yorkshire Police gets handle on ‘embarrassing’ 101 call issues

West Yorkshire Police is making significant progress in turning around “embarrassing” problems with its handling of non-emergency calls, according to a senior officer.

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SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for cybercrime - has warned of a new tool in the arsenal of online fraudsters.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Jailed: Robber pulled knife on teen during spate of attacks in Brighouse

Jailed: Robber pulled knife on teen during spate of attacks in Brighouse

A teenage robber who carried out a spate of attacks against teenage students in Brighouse has been locked up for more than three years.

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