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Fake fancy dress: Police safety warning as thousands of counterfeits found at West Yorkshire eBay trader's home

More than 3,000 counterfeit fancy dress costumes were seized by police and trading standards officers during a raid in West Yorkshire this week.
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Fake fancy dress: How to spot the real deal and avoid the dangers of counterfeit goods

Fake fancy dress: How to spot the real deal and avoid the dangers of counterfeit goods

Police have warned parents to be on their guard when shopping for World Book Day costumes this year.
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Jonathan Binns, 32, was run over and killed

Eight men jailed for three decades after Leeds United fan run over and killed in mob attack

Eight men have been jailed for more than 30 years after a violent disturbance which saw a 32-year-old Leeds United fan run over and killed.

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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 February 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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M62 Ainley Top shooting trial delayed by seven more months

M62 Ainley Top shooting trial delayed by seven more months

The trial of a car driver whose passenger was shot dead on a slip road of the M62 during a police operation has been delayed for a further seven months.

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Sarah Holden in hospital after being stabbed 17 times

Woman tied up and stabbed 17 times by best friend 'forced to move' after threats - Leeds Crown Court

A woman who was tied up and stabbed 17 times by her best friend says she has had threats on social media and had to move since the attack.

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Shaunna Littlewood

Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

A woman who tied her best friend to a bed and stabbed her repeatedly in a “motiveless” attack has been jailed for life.

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Shaunna Littlewood.

Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

A WOMAN who tied her best friend to a bed and stabbed her repeatedly in a “motiveless” attack has been jailed for life.

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Five knives were sold illegally to children when police carried out test purchases this week.

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Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has organised tonight's meeting

Police at public meeting in Cleckheaton tonight to address Batley and Spen burglary and car crime concerns

In response to residents’ concerns over car crime and burglary rates in Batley and Spen, Tracy Brabin MP has secured a public meeting with Inspector Rauf from the Local Policing Team tonight, Friday, February 16.

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Towngate in Mirfield. Picture: Google.

Man arrested as police probe spate of burglaries in West Yorkshire town

A man has been arrested as part of a police investigation into three burglaries in a single morning in Mirfield.

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Local Express, Common Road, Batley. Picture: Google.

Thieves carrying brick in attempted robbery at Batley newsagents

Thieves carrying a brick tried to rob a newsagents in Batley.

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Revealed: The £109 MILLION seized from criminals by police in West Yorkshire

Large sums of cash have been seized from criminals in West Yorkshire, as police have revealed that they have confiscated millions of pounds in the last decade.

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Police in West Yorkshire can now use mobile phones to check your fingerprints on the spot

Frontline police across the country will be able to use their smartphones to identify people in less than a minute after a trial of new mobile fingerprinting technology in West Yorkshire.
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Nine including three teenagers charged with violent disorder at West Yorkshire shopping centre

Detectives have released three images of people they want to speak to about violent disorder at a Huddersfield shopping centre.

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Jason Hodgen.

Crook jailed over West Yorkshire ‘chop shop’ car parts scam

Detectives investigating the theft of a car in a burglary in Leeds uncovered a ‘chop shop’ containing thousands of pounds worth of stolen car parts from across the county.

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Showcase Cinemas, Birstall.

Drama 'leaps off screen' as police arrest suspects in cinema raid

Drama "came off the screen and in to real life" last night when a cinema screening was halted as police made arrests.
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Showcase Cinema. Pic: Google.

Film stopped at Birstall Showcase Cinema for burglary arrests

A cinema screening was halted as police made arrests in connection with burglaries across West Yorkshire.
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How much will West Yorkshire residents will pay towards policing in 2018/19?

How much will West Yorkshire residents will pay towards policing in 2018/19?

The amount paid by West Yorkshire residents to help fund local policing is set to rise from April after the county’s police and crime commissioner won support for his budget proposals.

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Russell Booth.

Pervert jailed for sex offences against three girls

A MAN has been sentenced to more than four years in jail after pleading guilty to sexual offences against children.

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