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Firm fined after agency worker traps hand in machine

A polythene film manufacturer has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker trapped his hand in machinery.

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County's police force recorded third highest hate crime figure in country after EU vote

County's police force recorded third highest hate crime figure in country after EU vote

Record levels of hate crime were reported in West Yorkshire in the wake of last year’s EU referendum, new analysis has shown.

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Leeds Crown Court. Picture by Tony Johnson

Rogue traders admit to unfair practices against vulnerable people

A pair of rogue traders of a Brighouse company have pleaded guilty to offences relating to unfair practices against elderly vulnerable consumers.

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Irfan Wahid

UPDATED: Tributes pour in to stabbed Leeds teenager as 16-year-old is arrested on suspicion of murder

POLICE have named the boy who was stabbed to death in Harehills on Friday afternoon as 16-year-old Irfan Wahid.

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Arrest after man seriously injured in hit-and-run in Todmorden

A MAN was arrested after a pedestrian was seriously injured in an alleged hit-and-run incident in Todmorden early today.

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Second man on attempted murder charge after Dewsbury shooting

A second man has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and attempt robbery following a shooting incident on Cemetery Road, Dewsbury on February 1.
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Police at the scene on Harehills Road this morning

MP in call to tackle knife crime after teenager fatally stabbed in Leeds

A LEEDS MP has said "we must do more to tackle knife crime"  as  a murder investigation continues after the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Leeds yesterday.

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Police in West Yorkshire are raising awareness of cyber crime to mark Safer Internet Day.

Police urge public to learn simple steps for staying safe online

The simple steps which can help to stop would-be criminals in their tracks will be the focus of police activity across West Yorkshire tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Neimantas jewellers on Commercial Street, Brighouse.

Men in the dock over terrifying raids at Halifax and Brighouse jewellery shops

A crown court jury has been shown CCTV footage of two terrifying raids at jewellery shops in Halifax and Brighouse last summer.

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Laser pen

People who shine laser pens at pilots and drivers could face jail

People shining laser pens at pilots, train and bus drivers could be jailed or face hefty fines under a tougher new law.

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Robber opened car door, struck woman in face and stole her wallet

Robber opened car door, struck woman in face and stole her wallet

Police in West Yorkshire are hunting this man after a woman was attacked and robbed while sitting in her car.

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Date:3rd January 2017. Picture James Hardisty. Police incident on the Ainley Top slip road Huddersfield, West Yorkshire off the M62 junction 24 where one man has been shot dead by police, pictured West Yorkshire Police forensic teams examining the cars at the scene.

M62 police shooting probe delays firearms case

THE case of a driver facing firearms charges following a police operation in which his passenger was shot dead on a slip road of the M62 at Ainley Top has been delayed due to an independent inquiry.

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Warning over iTunes and HMRC scam

Warning over iTunes and HMRC scam

Fraudsters are targeting hundreds of unsuspecting victims who have made payments using iTunes cards.

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The scene of the shooting on the M62

M62 shooting: Police firearms officers to be fitted with body cameras

Yorkshire’s biggest police force is working on a way for its firearms teams to be equipped with body worn cameras after coming under scrutiny when it emerged that officers involved in a fatal shooting on the M62 at Ainley Top were not fitted with the technology.

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WATCH: Community stunned as man arrested on suspicion of murder near Sowerby Bridge

Residents have spoken of their shock and upset following the arrest of a man on suspicion of murder near Sowerby Bridge.

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Police warning over 'fake tradesmen' email scam

Police warning over 'fake tradesmen' email scam

Homeowners who have recently had repairs to their property have been warned to beware of an email fraud.

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Police at the scene of the incident in Sowerby Bridge

Murder investigation after man's body found near Halifax

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man's body was found at an address in Sowerby Bridge near  Halifax.
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Cyber crime alert

Business joins forces with police in fight on cyber crime

A Brighouse business is joining forces with West Yorkshire Police to educate SMEs on cyber crime.

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Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two men have been charged with murder after a man was found dead in Halifax.
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West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dee Collins.

How much has recorded crime risen in West Yorkshire?

THE NUMBER of recorded crimes in West Yorkshire rose by more than a fifth in a year, according to the latest statistics.

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