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Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

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Cousin Lane, Halifax. Picture: Google.

Teenage girl assaulted in field near Halifax town centre

A teenage girl was assaulted in a field close to Halifax town centre.
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Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal after 'lone woman threatened during attempted robbery' in Todmorden

A masked male threatened a lone woman and demanded her car keys before fleeing in Todmorden, police have said.
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Attempted murder investigation launched in Todmorden

Attempted murder investigation launched in Todmorden

An investigation into an attempted murder of a man in Todmorden are appealing for information
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The scam in action

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers'.

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West Yorkshire Police officers will be travelling the county's roads in a heavy goods vehicle so they can film the habits of other drivers.

Police take to the road in HGV to catch law-breaking drivers in West Yorkshire

Police are out on West Yorkshire's roads in a heavy goods vehicle this week as they capture the driving habits of other motorists on camera.

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Police have issued the statement through social media channels

‘Canal towpath attack victims’ urged to come forward

Police officers in Calderdale have issued a statement querying rumours of a number of attacks and assaults on the Rochdale Canal towpath at Hebden Bridge.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a vulnerable Tomdorden pensioner was robbed

Police hunt robber who assaulted vulnerable Todmorden pensioner

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed in an incident in Todmorden.

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First West Yorkshire have had buses damaged in the attack - fortunately no-one has yet been hurt

Vandals bricking and egging Halifax buses are risking lives

Vandals bricking and egging buses in Halifax and Calderdale are putting lives at risk.

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Bus services have been attacked by vandals this week

Increased police patrols follow attacks on Halifax buses

West Yorkshire Police are joining with partners and stepping up patrols in the Claremount area of Halifax, following public concerns about a number of recent attacks on buses.

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Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'could have tried to disprove misconduct claims by remaining a police officer'

Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'could have tried to disprove misconduct claims by remaining a police officer'

Former West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore could have tried to disprove the misconduct allegations against him by remaining as a police officer rather than retiring, a High Court hearing was told today.
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Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'was facing second wave of allegations from police colleagues'

Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'was facing second wave of allegations from police colleagues'

West Yorkshire's former Chief Constable was set to face a 'second wave' of damaging claims about his personal conduct when he decided to retire from policing, a High Court hearing was told today.
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Ex-Yorkshire Chief Constable accuses crime tsar of abusing investigation process against him 'for political purposes'

Ex-Yorkshire Chief Constable accuses crime tsar of abusing investigation process against him 'for political purposes'

West Yorkshire's former Chief Constable has accused the county's crime commissioner of abusing the misconduct investigation process against him for "political and media purposes".
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Crime commissioner condemns attacks on emergency services ahead of Halloween and Bonfire Night

Crime commissioner condemns attacks on emergency services ahead of Halloween and Bonfire Night

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner has restated his support for the emergency services today as one of their busiest weeks of the year begins.
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Revealed: Sharp rise in number of sex offenders as at least 5,000 are living in Yorkshire

Protecting the public is a top priority, police chiefs have warned today, as The Yorkshire Post reveals a sharp rise in the number of sex offenders living in the region.

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Hunt continues for Halifax woman who disappeared more than six weeks ago

Police have made a nationwide appeal for information on the whereabouts of a 72-year-old woman from Halifax who has been missing for more than six weeks.

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The nine men wanted in West Yorkshire

REVEALED: West Yorkshire's most wanted men who owe £11million to courts

Crimestoppers is looking for information on nine criminals in West Yorkshire -  seven of whom owe £11million in outstanding court orders in total.
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The Coral bookmakers in Clare Road, Halifax. Picture: Google

Robber escaped with cash after threatening staff at bookmakers in Halifax

Detectives investigating a robbery at a bookmakers in Halifax want to hear from anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area.

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Bogus caller

Calderdale residents warned about rogue traders

HOUSEHOLDERS in Calderdale are being warned to be on their guard against rogue traders after a recent rise in complaints.

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