Woman charged with child abduction after two-year-old 'taken from mother' in Leeds street

A Leeds woman will appear before magistrates on Friday morning after being charged in relation to an alleged abduction incident.
Broadway in Hawksworth

Nine-year-old girl 'grabbed by man' near Leeds primary school

Police are investigating after a young girl was grabbed by a man near to a primary school.
28 January 2017. The Grosvenor Casino Excite and Entertain live finals held at The White Rose Shopping Centre, Leeds, today (Saturday). Performance winner Keri-Ellah Cromack.

Burglars ransack Leeds singer’s home while she’s on night out

A singer who once appeared on television talent show The Voice no longer feels safe in her own home after burglars ransacked the house.

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Two West Yorkshire Police officers will appear before a misconduct hearing next week.

Leeds police officers accused of kicking man they arrested

Two Leeds police officers will appear before a misconduct hearing next week accused of kicking and swearing at a man they arrested.

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Tunstall Road in Beeston, where the incident happened. Google Maps image.

Two-year-old girl rescued after being taken from mother on Leeds street

A two-year-old girl was taken from her mother by another woman on a Leeds street before being rescued by a “public-spirited” member of the public, police have revealed.

CCTV images released of the suspects

Shocking CCTV released of Scarborough armed robbery

Police have released shocking CCTV images following an armed robbery at a Scarborough shop.
2 November 2013...     Police patrol Elland Road at Leeds United's match with Yeovil. (TJ1001/01d). Picture Tony Johnson

It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

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'DELIBERATE BARBARITY': Badgers were killed in Bradford and  mobile phone footage uploaded to Instagram. PIC: RSPCA

Yorkshire tops annual animal cruelty league of shame

Animal cruelty statistics revealed by the RSPCA show that West Yorkshire tops a league of shame for the number of people convicted of harming pets and wildlife.

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The cafe by the lake

Leeds café manager on moment woman's body discovered in park lake

The manager of a Leeds cafe located next to the lake where a body was found today has explained the horrifying moment it was spotted in the water.

Do you recognise the men pictured in these e-fit images?

Robbers in Leeds threatened man with knuckle duster then targeted lone woman

Police have released e-fit images of two men they want to trace after two robberies in Leeds.
Leeds Building Society in Roundhay. Pic: Google.

Knife robbers snatch cash during Leeds Building Society raid

Armed robbers threatened Leeds Building Society staff with a knife during a raid.

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Police trace man suspected of injuring Leeds woman in Harrogate bar

Police trace man suspected of injuring Leeds woman in Harrogate bar

Police have now traced a suspect after a glass was thrown at a young woman in a Harrogate bar.

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Appeal after woman's body found in Leeds lake

Police are trying to identify the body of a woman discovered by a jogger in this lake in Roundhay Park this morning.


Forensics team examine Leeds park after report of serious sexual assault

Police are investigating a report that a woman was seriously sexually assaulted in Middleton Park on Friday.

David Crompton

‘No basis’ to remove South Yorkshire Police chief after Hillsborough verdicts, court hears

THERE WAS no “fair or reasonable basis” for taking the draconian step of forcing South Yorkshire chief constable David Crompton out of office, the High Court has heard.

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VIDEO: Police investigate shooting incident in Leeds

A man escaped last night when the parked car he was sat in was shot at in a drive-by incident police say was “targeted”.


Wife ‘overjoyed’ as Marine 'A' Alexander Blackman looks to freedom within weeks

THE wife of Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who fatally shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has spoken of her joy at the prospect of him coming home in a few weeks.

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Police found 40 cannabis plants when they raided a nightclub in Wakefield.

UPDATE: Cannabis plants seized after sniffer dog raid on city bar

Drugs worth thousands of pounds were seized by police following a raid at a Wakefield nightclub.

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.

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Hunt dogs killed crossing road

Hunt saboteurs have posted a video online showing the aftermath of a crash between a car and some hounds.

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