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Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

FOUR men who attacked and robbed a teenager are being hunted by police.

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Patrols increased after man finds 'racially aggravated' graffiti on wall in attack at Heckmondwike home

A man who was struck from behind while carrying out DIY in his home regained consciousness to find racist graffiti on his wall.

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WARNING: Dee Collins, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers.

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Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson 'topping out' at the new police headquarters at Elland Rd in 2013.

Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed.

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Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted  man who has been charged with a number of sex offences.

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Burglars scrawl racist abuse in Heckmondwike man’s home after knocking him unconscious

Burglars scrawl racist abuse in Heckmondwike man’s home after knocking him unconscious

A Heckmondwike man was knocked unconscious in his own home by burglars and awoke to find racist graffiti written on his wall.

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Entrance to St Paul's Church next to Hanging Heaton Junior and Infant School.

Handgun found in hedges next to Dewsbury primary school

A handgun has been found in hedges next to a church and school on the Dewsbury-Batley border.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series June 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Come and visit ‘crisis-hit’ police in West Yorkshire, Home Secretary urged

The body representing rank and file police officers in West Yorkshire has written to Home Secretary Amber Rudd inviting her to visit the county.

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Pensioner attacked and robbed in Dewsbury town centre

POLICE are appealing for information after a 65-year-old man  was robbed in Dewsbury town centre.

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Masked raiders attack man after breaking into his home in Heckmondwike

Masked raiders attacked a man after breaking into his home during a robbery in Heckmondwike.

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Former West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore.

Yorkshire police chief hits back at ‘spurious’ whistleblower allegations

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable was accused of misusing police resources and making comments of a sexual nature to female staff in the period before he retired from the force, the county’s crime commissioner has revealed.

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Victim dragged to the ground and assaulted in Dewsbury street robbery

A young man was attacked and robbed in the street in broad daylight in Dewsbury.

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IN HAPPIER TIMES: Chief Constable of West Yorkshire, Mark Gilmore, is pictured at the force's headquarters in Wakefield on his first day in charge. Mr. Gilmore is pictured with West Yorkshire PCC, Mark Burns-Williamson. picture mike cowling april 2 2013

Yorkshire police chief ‘halted misconduct proceedings by retiring’

He was hailed for his “exceptional ability” on becoming West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable in April 2013, as the force tried to recover from the high-profile resignation of his predecessor Sir Norman Bettison the previous October.

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WAR OF WORDS: Mark Gilmore is pictured with West Yorkshire PCC, Mark Burns-Williamson, on his first day in charge in 2013. Picture: Mike Cowling, April 2 2013

Exclusive: Discount car purchase led to criminal probe into West Yorkshire Chief Constable

The investigation into Yorkshire’s most senior police officer, which prematurely ended his career and cost the taxpayer £700,000, was prompted by the purchase of a VW Golf for his son from a car dealership in Northern Ireland, The Yorkshire Post can reveal today.

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Former West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore.

West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s bid to stop publication of vital conduct report

The documents submitted to the High Court reveal the efforts by Mr Gilmore to stop the Lancashire Police misconduct report from being made public.

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United hearts and voices to honour our Jo

Jo Cox’s parents have pledged to make their daughter proud as they launched a series of events to bring communities together in the wake of her death.

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Arrests and searches as Yorkshire police join national operation to target cyber criminals

Arrests and searches as Yorkshire police join national operation to target cyber criminals

Arrests and searches have taken place in Yorkshire and the Humber as parted a nationwide operation to target suspected cyber criminals.

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Huddersfield man, 24, charged with offences under Terrorism Act

A man from Huddersfield has been charged with terror offences.
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Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen, who led the investigation in the murder of MP Jo Cox. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

‘I will not rest’ vows murder detective as source of gun used to kill MP Jo Cox remains a mystery

The detective who led the investigation into the murder of Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox has vowed not to rest until he finds out how her killer came to possess the gun used.

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