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Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.

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"Just hurry up before I die": Murder trial hears Leeds United fan's 999 call from pub car park

"Just hurry up before I die": Murder trial hears Leeds United fan's 999 call from pub car park

A Leeds United supporter dialled 999 as he lay with fatal injuries in a pub car park and told an operator:  'Just hurry up please before I die."

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Projects which help to battle knife crime in West Yorkshire are to get funding

COMMENT: How community projects can help to battle knife and gang crime at its roots

By Mark Burns-Williamson, police and crime commissioner for West Yorkshire

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Wakefield child rapist died aged 79 after serving just three months of 26-year prison sentence at Leeds jail

A PENSIONER convicted of historic sex offences  against children in Wakefield area died  just  three months after starting a 26-year prison sentence at Armley jail in Leeds, an inquest heard.
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Asylum seeker living in Morley stole post from residents in affluent Leeds street to 'clear his debts'

Asylum seeker living in Morley stole post from residents in affluent Leeds street to 'clear his debts'

An asylum seeker who stole post from residents in an affluent Leeds street was spared an immediate prison sentence so that he can care for his seriously ill sister.
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Action Fraud is warning those who use online selling sites.

Warning over selling sites scam

Action Fraud is warning people to be on their guard when using online marketplace websites after reports of people falling victim to fraud by bogus buyers.

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First West Yorkshire bus driver taken to hospital after reports of 'attack'

A bus driver went to hospital after an "attack", according to First West Yorkshire.
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Police are searching for the missing man.

West Yorkshire man missing from Scunthorpe hospital

Police have released further details about a man who has gone missing from hospital in Scunthorpe and who has links to West Yorkshire.

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From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
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Trafalgar House, Bradford. Pic: Google.

West Yorkshire Police worker 'prosecutes himself by accident'

A police worker has been lightly ridiculed by colleagues after accidentally prosecuting himself for having an untaxed vehicle.

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Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

A number of schools in Yorkshire have received hoax bomb threats this morning, police have confirmed.

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Renewed focus on policing in West Yorkshire

Renewed focus on policing in West Yorkshire

Street briefings are to be held in coming days as police reveal a renewed focus on neighbourhood policing - with hundreds of additional officers to be deployed in West Yorkshire.

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Boy, 15, attacked with a weapon outside Woodkirk Academy in Leeds

A 15-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being attacked outside his school.

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Santander issue warning to Yorkshire customers

Santander issue warning to Yorkshire customers

Banking group Santander have issued a warning to their customers after being notified of a scam that is in operation.

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Adam Craig

Jealous Leeds man told on-off girlfriend 'if I can't have you, no-one can' before stabbing her

A carpet fitter used one of his work knives to stab his former partner in the neck when he became jealous after being told she was seeing another man.
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Watch as trainee police officers tackle ‘criminals’ at West Yorkshire Police training school

CHASING suspected burglars, dealing with crowds of anti-social yobs and arresting drug dealers are among role play scenarios trainee police officers are tasked to deal with at West Yorkshire Police’s state-of-the-art training school at Wakefield.

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Caught on camera: Leeds police want to identify these people

West Yorkshire Police need the public’s help in tracing a number of people caught on camera in Leeds.

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

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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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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