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Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

A police raid in Leeds earlier this week targeted an illicit drugs laboratory which was believed to be producing contaminated heroin linked to a number of deaths.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series April 27 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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A scene from war-torn Syria, where Ghulam Hussain hoped to fight for Daesh.

Batley man admits attempt to fight for Daesh in Syria

A Batley man who bought plane tickets to travel to Syria so he could he fight for Daesh has admitted two terrorism offences.

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The suspects stole the car in Knowles Hill Road and drove off in the direction of Healds Road. Picture: Google

Robbers threatened driver at knifepoint before dragging passenger from car in Dewsbury

A driver was threatened at knifepoint before her passenger was dragged from the car by a gang of robbers in Dewsbury.

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Police are investigating an incident in Langley Mill overnight after eye-witness accounts of a street brawl and a suspected stabbing.

Police launch investigation after reports of a street brawl and suspected stabbing

Police are investigating an incident in Langley Mill overnight after eye-witness accounts of a street brawl and a suspected stabbing.

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Laced heroin is ‘100 times more potent’ warn police after drug deaths

Laced heroin is ‘100 times more potent’ warn police after drug deaths

Heroin laced with a contaminate that could make it 100 times stronger could have played a part in recent addicts’ deaths, police are fearing.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series April 20 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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The cyber scam has affected West Yorkshire residents.

Police urge West Yorkshire residents not to be fooled by email virus scam

Vigilance is being urged after bogus emails containing viruses have been sent out, claiming to be from various authorities.
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Cyclist attacked by gang with a metal bar

Cyclist attacked by gang with a metal bar

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in which a cyclist was attacked by four men who were wielding a metal bar.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

Fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Revealed: Top five items most wanted by thieves

Revealed: Top five items most wanted by thieves

West Yorkshire Police have revealed what is at the top of a thieves list when out looking to steal your property.

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Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Revealed: the most common scams that tricked 7,000 NatWest customers

Goods that are never delivered, upfront fees and bogus invoices are among the scams most likely to fool bank customers, according to NatWest.

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Flowers are left at the gates of Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds following the murder of Ann Maguire. Picture: Ian Hinchliffe/RossParry.co.uk

Weapons seized from children as young as seven in West Yorkshire schools

When William Cornick murdered Ann Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds two years ago, he became the first pupil to kill a teacher in a British classroom.

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Mill Road, Batley Carr. Picture: Google.

Man attacked in the street by thieves

A man was attacked by a group of thieves in a street in Batley.

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The robbery took place at a house in Manor Way, Batley. Picture: Google

Robber grabbed victim by collar and led him round Batley house in search of cash

A robber knocked at a man's door, threatened him and grabbed him by the collar before leading him round the house in a hunt for money.

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Newly appointed assistant chief constables Angela Wiliams and Catherine Hankinson.

West Yorkshire Police announces two senior appointments

West Yorkshire Police has announced the appointment of two new assistant chief constables to its Chief Officer Team.

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Video: ‘Selifie’ kids risk their lives on railway lines

Video: ‘Selifie’ kids risk their lives on railway lines

Shocking pictures and video have been released of people trespassing and taking pictures of themselves on railway lines in Yorkshire

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Haul of illegal tobacco worth £53k seized in Leeds and Kirklees in crackdown operation

A haul of illegal tobacco has been seized as part of a new operation to crackdown on sales in West Yorkshire.
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One of the bikes seized this week.

Police launch operation to tackle off-road nuisance vehicles

Police in Batley have launched a month-long operation to tackle off-road nuisance bikes and quads in the town.

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