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Police dogs sniffed out car thief after high speed chase in Leeds

POLICE dogs sniffed out a car thief hiding in a garden following a high-speed police chase in Leeds.

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Leeds shop owner starts free 'perfume bank' for the poor

Leeds shop owner starts free 'perfume bank' for the poor

A Leeds shop owner is offering free bottles of perfume to those who cannot afford to buy scent.

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Murder victim Raheem Wilks

Man accused of killing Leeds teenager 'bragged about the shooting on Snapchat'

The killing of a 19-year-old man who was shot dead in broad daylight "had all the hallmarks of a gangland shooting", a jury has been told.
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Cowper Mount. Photo: Google.

Masked raiders threaten guard with knife during Leeds cash-in-transit robbery

A security guard was threatened with a knife as three masked men held up a cash-in-transit van in Leeds.

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Police make 27 arrests after weapons, drugs and cash found during raids in Leeds

Police make 27 arrests after weapons, drugs and cash found during raids in Leeds

A major police operation targeting the supply of heroin and crack cocaine in Leeds has resulted in 27 arrests.

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Street in Leeds evacuated after 'suspicious item' found during raid

Street in Leeds evacuated after 'suspicious item' found during raid

Police raiding a house in Harehills have been forced to evacuate neighbouring properties after a 'suspicious item' was discovered.

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Police were following driver involved in four-car crash in Leeds

Police were following driver involved in four-car crash in Leeds

Harehills Lane was closed this afternoon for several hours after a four-car crash.
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Dramatic photos show rescue of driver after four-car crash in Leeds

Dramatic photos show rescue of driver after four-car crash in Leeds

Harehills Lane is shut after an accident on Tuesday afternoon.

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Tom Scoffin

Mother and son who fleeced elderly in £1.5m vacuum cleaner Leeds fraud are jailed

A MOTHER and son who operated a £1.5m vacuum cleaner servicing and sales scam targeting vulnerable people have been jailed for a total of ten years.

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Fairfeld Road, Bridlington. Image: Google

Appeal after death of Bridlington man with links to Leeds and Hailfax.

POLICE are seeking relatives after the death of a Bridlington man who had links to Leeds and Halifax.

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Marlon James

Two Leeds prisoners have sentences extended after violent assault on inmate, leaving him with broken jaw

Two Leeds prisoners have had their jail terms extended after an assault which left another inmate with a broken jaw.

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Pedestrian injured after hit and run in Harehills

Pedestrian injured after hit and run in Harehills

A man is in hospital after being hit by a car in Harehills today.

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Major delays after accident on Roundhay Road

Major delays after accident on Roundhay Road

There are long tailbacks after a crash on Roundhay Road this afternoon.

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A woman has been fined more than 800 after failing to pay a fixed penalty notice issued over dog fouling.

Court orders Leeds woman to hand over £800 after she failed to pay £75 dog fouling fine

A Leeds woman must stump up more than £800 after failing to pay an initial fine issued over dog fouling.
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Leeds Carnival at 50: Inspiring us for half a century

Leeds Carnival at 50: Inspiring us for half a century

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Leeds West Indian Carnival in Chapeltown. Chris Bond looks back at how it all started and why it remains so important.

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Gledhow Terrace in Harehills

Men stabbed in attack by gang in cars

Two men have been knifed in Harehills in a late-night attack.

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The remains of the old spur, which ran into Harehills Avenue

Roadworks uncover forgotten Leeds tramway

Excavation work on a main Leeds road has uncovered a fascinating glimpse into the area's past.
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3 August 2017......   Rebecca West with son Oscar, 17 months, whose rented property on Stanley Road in Harehills is infested by snakes. The home is being ripped apart to find the reptiles but the council, housing association and the RSPCA are unable to offer assistance. Picture Tony Johnson.

Twist in the tale over Leeds family’s snake discovery saga

The story of the Leeds family who discovered a family of snakes in their rented house took a surprising twist today after a previous tenant revealed he had left snake skins around the property before moving out.

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Chapeltown Road

Long delays on Chapeltown Road as weeks of roadworks begin

Drivers have been warned to expect long delays on a main road through Leeds as a month of roadworks gets underway.

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Strathmore Avenue in Harehills

Police called to reports of man on roof in Leeds

Police were called to a main Leeds thoroughfare today after reports of a man on a roof.

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