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Former Leeds Grand Theatre finance head has pension seized after he stole £200,000 from taxpayers

The former head of finance at Leeds Grand Theatre has had his pension seized in order to recover almost £200,000 he stole from the taxpayer in a fraud conspiracy.

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Stephen Richards has been jailed for 21 months for injuring a couple in head-on crash on Leeds Road, Scholes.

'Incoherent' driver fled wreckage of Leeds crash after injuring couple in head-on collision

A SPEEDING driver who caused serious injuries to a couple in a head on collision before running from the scene of the crash has been locked up for 21 months.

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Crazed burglar found 'covered in blood' holding a knife inside Leeds house

A career burglar who broke into a house in Leeds was found covered in blood in "crazed" state holding a knife in the living room of the property, a court heard.
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Leeds mum of six claimed young son had cystic fibrosis in £176,000 benefits scam

A MUM of six illegally claimed more than £170,000 in benefits by making false claims about the health of her children.

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Rebecca Walker of Kippax has been jailed at Leeds Crown Court for 21 months for illegally claiming 176,000 in benefits.

Benefits cheat: How Leeds mum of six Rebecca Walker scammed £176,000 in benefits

REBECCA WALKER told officials that her young son was suffering from cystic fibrosis as she claimed thousands of pounds in benefits from the authorities.
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Man faces triple attempted murder trial over incident outside Leeds kebab shop

A man has pleaded not guilty to attempting to murder three people in Leeds

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Machete attack man caught with hunting knife in Leeds city centre straight after release from prison

A man was caught walking around Leeds city centre with a hunting knife just two months after being released from prison on licence for attacking a teenage girl with a machete.
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CCTV captures moment 'have-a-go hero' has his ear ripped off in Leeds street attack

A Good Samaritan had his ear ripped off and suffered other horrific injuries after being mown down by a Jeep when he tried to intervene in a street attack.

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CCTV captures moment have-a-go hero has his ear ripped off in Leeds street attack

A Good Samaritan had his ear ripped off and suffered other horrific injuries after being mown down by a jeep when he tried to intervene in a street attack.

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"They're cowards and bullies", says victim of horrific jeep attack in Leeds

The victim of a horrific Leeds street attack has spoken out after the sentencing of his assailants.

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Leeds jeep attack thug was a violent drug dealer whose girlfriend helped him

Violent thug Nicholas Adair, his girlfriend and family members were also sentenced in relation to drugs and money laundering offences following his arrest over the Harehills jeep attack.

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Paul King

Yorkshire church treasurer jailed for siphoning donations

A treasurer who stole £76,000 of church funds in a “systematic and extensive” fraud lasting two years have been sent to prison for two and a half years.

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Teenager accused of New Year's Day murder in Leeds is granted bail

Teenager accused of New Year's Day murder in Leeds is granted bail

The case of two men charged with murder over the death of a man found with fatal head injuries on New Year's Day came before the Crown court for the first time today.

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Leeds cocaine dealer aged 70 jailed after police uncover 'large scale supply conspiracy' in home

Leeds cocaine dealer aged 70 jailed after police uncover 'large scale supply conspiracy' in home

POLICE seized more than £11,000 in cash and a hydraulic press used to package large quantities of cocaine when they raided the homes of two drug dealers.

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Woman used her bra to smuggle suspected drugs package into HMP Wealstun

PRISON officers detained a woman after she smuggled a suspected drugs package hidden in her bra into a West Yorkshire jail, a court heard.

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Leeds prisoner to face murder trial over death of baby killer at HMP Armley

Leeds prisoner to face murder trial over death of baby killer at HMP Armley

A prisoner is to go on trial accused of murdering a fellow inmate at Armley jail in Leeds.

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Leeds Crown Court was shown CCTV footage of Zykovas approaching Mr Ward before inflicting the injuries as he slept outside a Sainsbury's store.

Lithuanian drunk who tried to murder homeless man in Leeds was not entitled to stay in UK

A HOMELESS man suffered life-threatening injuries after being stabbed repeatedly to his head and body in an unprovoked attack as he slept rough.

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'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

A gang of burglars who targeted a family home in the middle of the night to steal high-powered cars have been locked up for a total of more than 14 years.

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Christopher Bernard sent messages through Facebook

Child rapist from Leeds sent boy Facebook messages and made him 'feel like he wanted to kill himself'

A PERVERT who raped and committed a series of sex offences against a boy over a period of five years has been given a 15-year sentence.
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Amanda Leather

Woman had sex with underage boy and smoked cannabis with him

A woman who had sex with a 15-year-old boy after smoking cannabis with him at her home has been jailed for five years.

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