Police

Dangerous driving crackdown begins in Batley & Spen

Speeding drivers are to be taken to task in Batley and Spen through a pre-Christmas police crackdown. The Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team is to launch a swathe of anti-speeding and danger driving prevention operations throughout December in response to concerns about speeding in the area. Multiple operations are planned for December and then […]
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Murder enquiry launched by police in Bradford after a woman with serious injuries dies

Police in Bradford has launched a murder enquiry after a woman died in the early hours of this morning (21/11). The Ambulance service contacted the police at 4:44am to reports of a woman with serious injuries at an address on Sherbourne Road in Bradford. The woman died a short time later as a result of […]
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Man from Pudsey jailed for perverting the course of justice

A Pudsey man has been jailed for perverting the course of justice after providing misleading details about a car to officers on eight separate occasions. Saif Butt, aged 25, of The Knoll, Pudsey, was the insured party for a Vauxhall Astra caught speeding eight times over a period of eight months at locations across West […]
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Woman seriously injured after being hit by an HGV while crossing a zebra crossing in Keighley

A woman has been seriously injured after she was hit by an HGV while crossing at a zebra crossing on Aireworth Street on Friday (8 October). The incident happened at about 1:44pm when the DAF HGV, which had been stationary at the crossing to let other pedestrians pass, collided with the woman on the nearside […]
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Police officers given increased search powers in Beeston following violence

Increased stop and search powers have been put in place temporarily in part of the Beeston area of Leeds following a number of recent incidents believed to be linked to ongoing conflict between two groups. Senior officers at West Yorkshire Police have authorised the use of Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order […]
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Police name man who died after being assaulted in Halifax

Police have released the name of a man who died following an assault in Myrtle Avenue, Halifax on Saturday. Casey Badhams, who was aged 20, was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the assault, where he died a short time later. A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said; “The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team […]
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