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Scam warning: Drivers pretend to run out of petrol and sell fake gold on Yorkshire roadside

A scam in West Yorkshire which involves people flagging down motorists and selling ‘gold’ on the roadside for petrol money has led to a police warning.

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Raiders armed with gun and knife threatened woman in her own home

ARMED raiders threatened a woman during an aggravated burglary at her home in Huddersfield.
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Video: CCTV footage shows missing man who vanished a month ago

Video: CCTV footage shows missing man who vanished a month ago

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a missing man on the last day he was seen.

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University staff targeted with bogus pay rise scams

University staff targeted with bogus pay rise scams

University staff are being urged to take extra precaution with their online security after university staff reported bogus pay rise emails.

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Witness appeal after man suffered serious injuries in attack

WEST Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Brighouse which left a man with serious head injuries
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Man arrested after two women stabbed in Huddersfield

TWO women suffered  serious stab wounds during an attack in Huddersfield this morning.

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Police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, gun crime victim Christoper Wright and Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Angela Williams at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. Picture: Simon Hulme

Police begin 10 day weapons amnesty to get guns and knives off the streets

A county-wide weapons amnesty has been officially launched in West Yorkshire today in a bid to get guns and knives off the streets.

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West Yorkshire weapons amnesty: Where can you hand in knives and guns?

West Yorkshire weapons amnesty: Where can you hand in knives and guns?

People in possession of illegal knives and guns are being urged to surrender them to police during a 10 day campaign.

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Worried family report Hull woman missing after she fails to return home from work

Worried family report Hull woman missing after she fails to return home from work

The family of a Hull woman reported her missing to police last night after she failed to return home after work.
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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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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 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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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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Hero police dog foils Todmorden post office raider

Hero police dog foils Todmorden post office raider

A hero police dog managed to bring down a burglar who was involved in a raid on a Todmorden post office.

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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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