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Masked man threatened Leeds shopkeeper at knifepoint

A MASKED man threatened a Leeds shopkeeper at knifepoint before stealing cash from the till.

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Calls for urgent action as crime levels soar in Leeds city centre party hotspots

Calls for urgent action as crime levels soar in Leeds city centre party hotspots

Police are calling on council bosses to help slash the number of visitors to Leeds city centre amid concerns about rising levels of crime and disorder in areas that are already hotspots for booze-fuelled trouble.

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Karen Strong with daughter Rebecca. Her son Jamie Still was killed by a drunk driver.

Life sentence plan could bring justice for victims of Yorkshire’s killer drivers

A West Yorkshire mother whose son was killed by a drink driver is hopeful that Government plans to introduce tougher punishments for dangerous motorists will help bereaved families get “some small measure of justice”.

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Tonnes of illicit tobacco were seized by HM Customs and Revenue inspectors.

Three generations of Yorkshire family sentenced for roles in £1m tobacco smuggling plot

Three generations of the same family were part a gang from the North East and Yorkshire who smuggled six tonnes of illicit tobacco into the UK.

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Police are searching for the occupants of the stolen car.

Hunt for driver of stolen car involved in serious Leeds crash

POLICE ARE hunting the driver of a stolen car which was involved in a serious crash in Leeds this morning.

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Police want to trace this man as part of an investigation into a hate crime in Leeds.

CCTV appeal: Abusive man threatened to rip off woman's head scarf in Leeds

Police are hunting a man who racially abused a woman and threatened to rip off her head scarf.

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Watch: Police are seeking these people caught on camera in Leeds

Do you recognise any of the people pictured in these CCTV camera images?

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Thieves stole keys leaving mum's young child locked in car

Thieves stole keys leaving mum's young child locked in car

A mother's young child was locked inside a car after thieves stole her keys during a "traumatic" robbery.

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William Beckett has been jailed after violently assaulting two men at Dewsbury Railway Station.

Jailed: Man repeatedly stamped on victim’s head during “completely unprovoked” train station attack

A MAN has been jailed after carrying out a “completely unprovoked” assault on two men who asked him for a cigarette in a train station waiting area.

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Armed robbers target building society in Leeds

Armed robbers target building society in Leeds

Armed robbers made off with money from a building society after demanding money from the tills whilst carrying a gun. 

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Leeds pub fined for illegal Sky Sports broadcasts

Leeds pub fined for illegal Sky Sports broadcasts

The landlord of a Leeds pub has become the latest in a series of city publicans to be fined for showing Sky Sports matches illegally.

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Andrew, Billy and John Elam.

Jail for three brothers who helped managing director of Leeds company launder £600,000 of drugs money

THREE brothers who helped the managing director of a Leeds company launder more than £600,000 of drugs money through his business have been jailed.

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Armed robbers have targeted three shops in north Leeds in the past week.

Could trio of “frightening” armed robberies in Leeds be linked?

ARMED robbers have targeted three shops in north Leeds in less than a week, police confirmed today.

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Police were called out to Burley last night after a man was injured with a knife.

Leeds police quiz woman over man’s knife injuries

Police are questioning a woman after a 27-year-old man was injured with a knife in Leeds last night.

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Christopher Laskaris.

Leeds murder: Have you seen victim’s missing guitars and amp?

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING a 24-year-old man’s murder are trying to trace distinctive items found to be missing from his Leeds home.

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A motorist has been sentenced for parking badge fraud

Leeds burglar attacked his ex girlfriend’s new partner

A Leeds man high on drink and drugs “lost it” when broke into his former partner’s home and discovered she had a new boyfriend, a court heard.

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Christopher Laskaris.

Two charged with murdering Leeds man

Two people have been charged with the murder of a man in Leeds.

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Video: Off-duty policeman slashed with knife after confronting Black Friday shoplifting suspect in Leeds

An off-duty police officer is “lucky” to be alive after a suspected shoplifter attacked him with a knife.

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Leeds car theft plot teenagers jailed

Leeds car theft plot teenagers jailed

A teenager who stole cars after sneaking into workplaces in Leeds and Wakefield and taking employees’ keys has been jailed.

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Desperate burglar ‘unable to claim benefits’ raided two Leeds homes

Desperate burglar ‘unable to claim benefits’ raided two Leeds homes

A TEENAGE burglar who raided two homes within an hour near his own address in the Burley area of Leeds has been jailed for more than two years.

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