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Police issue CCTV appeal after women inappropriately touched at Leeds station taxi rank

Two women were inappropriately touched by a man while they waited in the taxi queue at Leeds station.

Crime
Raheem Wilks murder detectives make fresh appeal as £5,000 Crimestoppers reward offered

Raheem Wilks murder detectives make fresh appeal as £5,000 Crimestoppers reward offered

Detectives investigating the murder of Leeds man Raheem Wilks have made a fresh plea for information as they continue efforts to find the gun used in his killing.

Crime
This Staffordshire Bull Terrier was stolen in the Beeston area of Leeds.

Police appeal after Staffordshire Bull Terrier stolen in Leeds

Police in Leeds are asking the public to report any sightings of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier stolen in the city a week ago.

Crime

Leeds remembers Grenfell victims as silent vigil and rally held

Memorial events have taken place across the UK today as the nation marked the first anniversary of the Grenfell Tower disaster, which claimed the lives of at least 72 people.

Central Leeds

World Cup 2018: Former England stars join counter terrorism police to give football fans security advice

Former England stars Alan Shearer, David Seaman and Paul Parker have teamed up with Counter Terrorism Policing to offer football fans security advice ahead of the World Cup.

Crime
The car went down an embankment near the Showcase Cinema in Birstall. Picture: Google

Firefighters carry out rescue near Showcase Cinema in Birstall after car crashes into tree

Firefighters were called to the aid of a person trapped in a car after it went down an embankment and hit a tree near Birstall’s Showcase Cinema this afternoon.

West Yorkshire and The Dales
Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic was halted on the M62 near Leeds last night after children were spotted running in front of vehicles on the motorway.

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The collision happened near a roundabout in Domestic Street, Leeds. Picture: Google

Driver taken to hospital after bus and car collide in Leeds

A driver has been taken to hospital after a bus and car collided near a roundabout in Leeds.

Holbeck

Heartbreak for young Leeds triathlete as burglars steal road bike from garage

A young triathlete had his road bike stolen by burglars less than 24 hours after competing in junior races hosted as part of AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds.
Crime
Police are investigating a racially aggravated assault which happened in a snicket beside the De Lacey Primary School playing fields in Pontefract. Picture: Google

Man headbutted and kicked in ribs during racially aggravated assault in Pontefract

A man was grabbed around the neck from behind, pulled to the ground, headbutted and kicked in the ribs during a racially aggravated assault in Pontefract.
Crime
Five people were arrested during a police operation focused on Dewsbury town centre. Picture: Google

Five people arrested during police operation in Dewsbury town centre

Five people were arrested in Dewsbury during a police operation to tackle child sexual exploitation, human trafficking and anti-social behaviour in the town centre.

Crime
Police were called to Alpine Close in Batley following reports of an armed man making threats. Picture: Google

Armed police arrest two people in Batley after reports of man with handgun making threats

Armed police arrested two people in Batley this afternoon following reports that a man with a handgun had been making threats.

Crime

Triumph for Leeds as thousands turn out for AJ Bell World Triathlon

Thousands lined the streets of Leeds yesterday for an event which showcased not only the world’s best triathletes but also the growing status of our city on the international stage.

Our city
One person trapped in overturned car after collision in Bradford

One person trapped in overturned car after collision in Bradford

Firefighters had to free a person trapped in an overturned car after two vehicles collided in Bradford this afternoon.

News
More than 300 law professionals gathered in the city centre for the Leeds Legal Walk 2018.

Leeds Legal Walk raises more than £10,000 as law professionals take to city streets

Solicitors, barristers and judges raised more than £10,000 to support the free legal advice sector when they took part in a fundraising walk.

Central Leeds
Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.

Crime

Knife was found as police responded to disturbance at Leeds school

A knife was found in the wake of a disturbance which resulted in a Leeds school being evacuated.
Crime

Police called to Leeds school after disturbance involving pupil leads to full evacuation

A schoolboy has been arrested by police in Leeds after causing a disturbance which resulted in a full evacuation of his school.

Education

Man arrested over arson attacks on mosque and Sikh temple in Leeds remains under investigation

A man arrested over arson attacks on a mosque and Sikh temple in Leeds has been released by police but remains under investigation.

Crime
The man was found collapsed in Mexborough Avenue, Chapeltown. Picture: Google

Police investigating man's death in Chapeltown says post-mortem examination was 'inconclusive'

Police investigating the death of a man in Leeds say a post-mortem examination carried out yesterday was inconclusive.

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