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Wanted convicted criminal was last seen in Leeds

POLICE say a Hull man wanted on recall to prison say he was last seen in the Morley area of Leeds.

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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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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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Two men charged after crash into Leeds house led to arrests

Two men charged after crash into Leeds house led to arrests

Two men are due to appear at Leeds Crown Court later this month after being arrested by police when a car crashed into a house in the early hours.

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The waste site.

Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

The director of a Wakefield waste firm was today  handed a 12 month community order with 150 hours unpaid work for not having a permit in place to prevent damage to the environment.

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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 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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Chief Constable Dee Collins raises one of the rainbow flags being flown outside West Yorkshire Police stations this month.

Why rainbow flags are flying outside police stations across West Yorkshire this month

Rainbow coloured flags are being flown outside police stations across West Yorkshire in support of LGBT History Month.

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West Yorkshire police officers who see 'devastating effect' of fatal crashes share hard-hitting message

A hard-hitting project to make West Yorkshire's roads safer has marked a major milestone after reaching more than 10,000 teenagers.
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How many dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire last year?

How many dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire last year?

An average of four dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire every week last year, according to police data.

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Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

People in West Yorkshire are being invited to have their say on levels of funding for the county's police force.

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How many Clare's Law requests are approved by West Yorkshire Police?

How many Clare's Law requests are approved by West Yorkshire Police?

Police in West Yorkshire refused three-quarters of all disclosure requests from people concerned about their partner’s potentially violent past, a new analysis has revealed.
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The Bulldogs were taken during a burglary.

Bulldogs snatched in Birstall burglary

Police have appealed for information after three Bulldogs have been stolen from the Birstall area.

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Police arrested 140 drink and drug drive suspects in Leeds and Wakefield in festive crackdown

Police arrested 140 drink and drug drive suspects in Leeds and Wakefield in festive crackdown

WEST  Yorkshire Police arrested 264 people for drink or drug driving offences from December 1 2017 to January 1 2018 as part of its annual festive campaign.
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The man has been charged by police.

Man charged with attempted murder in Leeds

A man has been charged with attempting to murder a woman in Leeds.

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The woman was stabbed inside a house in Baker Street, Morley. Picture: Google

Morley attempted murder: Man arrested in Birstall after woman stabbed

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Morley.

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Police and army bomb disposal team at Westgate End in Wakefield last summer after chemicals and explosives were found in a flat.

Police seizing more Breaking Bad drug crystal meth in West Yorkshire

Police in West Yorkshire are seeing a rise the number of people caught with the Class A drug crystal meth.

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How Yorkshire detectives are getting a high-speed forensics boost to help solve crimes

Vital forensic results from the scenes of serious crimes are being made available to Yorkshire detectives in almost ‘real time’ thanks to a groundbreaking pilot.

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