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Hunt for burglar who was confronted by victim during Todmorden house raid

Detectives in Calderdale have released an Efit image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a distraction burglary where he was confronted by the victim during the raid. 

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
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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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Halifax Town v Gloucester, at the Shay

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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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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Sheffield singer and former X-factor contestant praises fans' support after Brighton attack

Sheffield singer and former X-factor contestant Lucy Spraggan has thanked fans for their support after she was reportedly attacked in a Brighton karaoke bar on Friday.

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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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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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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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Armitage Road, Meltham, Huddersfield.  Photo: Google

Gas guns stolen during raid on Huddersfield house

GAS powered pistols were stolen during burglary at a house in the Meltham area of Huddersfield.

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More than 200 cases of drug-driving are being reviewed by Yorkshire police forces.

200 criminal cases in Yorkshire in ‘miscarriage of justice’ probe

More than 200 criminal investigations into drug-driving are being reviewed by Yorkshire police forces in a major miscarriage of justice probe after test results at a forensics laboratory were allegedly tampered with.

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