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Child rapist from Leeds sent child 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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Clinton Stothard, 31

Yorkshire paedophile went on holiday with 15-year-old girl after tricking family about his age

A paedophile who went on holiday with a 15-year-old girl and her family after convincing them he was a teenager has been jailed for six years, police said.
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New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff.
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E-fit released after pensioners' safe snatched in Bradford

Police have released an e-fit image after a "distraction burglary" in which a safe was snatched from a house in Bradford.

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Leeds police hunt man who assaulted female shop worker at Hawksworth Co-op

Leeds police hunt man who assaulted female shop worker at Hawksworth Co-op

Police in Leeds are hunting a man who assaulted a shop worker in Leeds this morning.

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Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire.

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The robbery took place at an off-licence in Staincliffe Road, Dewsbury. Picture: Google

Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

A shopkeeper in Dewsbury was injured by an armed robber who threatened him with a kitchen knife during a raid last night.

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Two arrested in Leeds after stolen car crashed in Horsforth

Two arrested in Leeds after stolen car crashed in Horsforth

Two people were arrested by police in Leeds after a stolen car crashed into a wall in Horsforth.
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The smashed in windscreen of the police car

West Yorkshire Police dog team subjected to shocking hammer and crowbar attack on car

A West Yorkshire Police dog team was subjected to a shocking attack with crow bars and hammers as their police vehicle was rendered undriveable.

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The disgraced former celebrity publicist, Max Clifford, has reportedly died in hospital aged 74 after collapsing in prison.

NATIONAL NEWS: Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies aged 74 after collapsing in prison

The disgraced former celebrity publicist, Max Clifford, has reportedly died in hospital aged 74 after collapsing in prison.

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James Etherington (top right) pictured with family

Bingley nightclub Bijou has license suspended after murder of James Etherington, 24, outside premises

A West Yorkshire nightclub has had its license suspended over disorder concerns following the suspected murder of a young man outside the premises last month.

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Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

Police are seeking the public's help as they search for a 34-year-old man wanted on recall to prison.

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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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Cyclist, 63, taken to hospital after crash involving BMW convertible in Bradford

Cyclist, 63, taken to hospital after crash involving BMW convertible in Bradford

A cyclist was taken to hospital after a crash involving a convertible car in Bradford.
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Kev Kelly has been named as the Wildlife Law Enforcer of the Year.

Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

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Boy, 16, appears in court charged with series of street robberies in Leeds

Boy, 16, appears in court charged with series of street robberies in Leeds

A teenager has appeared in court charged with a series of street robberies in Leeds.
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Police have issued this e-fit image of a man they want to trace.

Leeds police issue e-fit appeal after bogus caller targets elderly woman in Bramley

A bogus caller tricked his way into the home of an elderly Leeds woman before stealing money from her purse.
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The men banned from touching any vehicles in West Yorkshire without the owner's permission. Clockwise from left, Jordan Bodally, Macauley Nay, Joseph Thrush, Jack O'Gorman and Adam Birkett.

The Leeds men banned from touching any vehicle in West Yorkshire

Court orders have been secured to prevent five Leeds men from touching any vehicle in West Yorkshire.
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The Seventh Day Adventist Church where the allegation centred around

Leeds woman ordered to pay £35,000 after she lied to church congregation about man's 'threat to slit her throat'

A businessman has won £35,000 High Court damages from a Leeds woman who told a church congregation that he had threatened to slit her throat.

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James Etherington (top left) surrounded by family Ruth, Amy and Rachel

Thousands raised to help family of 'superstar' young man who died after West Yorkshire club attack

Thousands of pounds is being raised to help the family of a young man who died after being attacked outside a nightclub in West Yorkshire.

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