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YP Comment: Shocking scale of online crime - Internet security is a priority

The hidden world of cyber crime can appear complex and confusing to those without specialist knowledge of the subject, but its unmistakable growing impact on our lives has been succinctly summarised by West Yorkshire Police chief constable Dee Collins; “We are all potential targets”.

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The attempted robbery happened near to the Co-Op store in Baslow Road, Totley. Picture: Google Maps.

Judge suspends sentence for heroin addict who tried to rob Sheffield woman to secure money for next fix

A judge has suspended a prison sentence for a heroin addict who attempted to rob a Sheffield woman of her handbag in the street in order to secure the money for his next fix.

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A Sheffield woman, who hit her ex-girlfriend over the head with a wine bottle in an booze-fueled jealous rage, has escaped a prison sentence.

Sheffield woman who glassed ex-girlfriend over the head with wine bottle escapes prison sentence

A Sheffield woman, who hit her ex-girlfriend over the head with a wine bottle in an booze-fueled jealous rage, has escaped a prison sentence.

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Faizah Shaheen

I want an apology, says Leeds woman detained under terror laws for reading Syrian art book

A Muslim woman from Leeds detained under the Terrorism Act after an airline cabin crew member spotted her reading a Syrian art book on board her honeymoon flight has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help secure an apology.

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Waqas Hussain

Schoolboy's six-and-a-half-year sentence after "terrifying" armed carjacking robberies in West Yorkshire

A SCHOOLBOY who took part in "terrifying" armed carjacking robberies  has been locked up for six-and-a-half-years
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The crashed VW Golf. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

Drink drive arrest after car crashed into wall in Ossett

A WOMAN was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car crashed into a wall in Ossett near Wakefield in the early hours today.

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Melissa Whittington pictured with her partner Mark

Mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver in Ossett was "beautiful angel"

THE family of a mother-of-four who died after being struck by a suspected drink driver  in Ossett last week have spoken of their loss.
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Dykes Hall Road

Men with weapons hunted over house raid in Sheffield

Four men armed with weapons are being hunted over a house raid in Sheffield.

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A North East Lincolnshire rogue trader who tricked 16 homeowners, including a woman from Crowle, out of hundreds of thousands of pounds has been jailed for over six years.

North East Lincolnshire rogue trader jailed for tricking homeowners out of hundreds of thousands of pounds

A North East Lincolnshire rogue trader who tricked 16 homeowners, including a woman from Crowle, out of hundreds of thousands of pounds has been jailed for over six years.

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A Sheffield woman has been jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from her employer, through a 'sophisticated' invoice plan she put into motion mere hours after being hired.

Woman jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from Sheffield firm

A Sheffield woman has been jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from her employer, through a 'sophisticated' invoice plan she put into action just hours after being hired.
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Jewellery stolen in raid on Brighouse pawnbrokers - CCTV of suspect

POLICE investigating a  burglary at a pawnbrokers shop in Brighouse have relased CCTV images of  a suspect.

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North Street, York. Image: Google.

York city centre sex assaults - man arrested

POLICE  investigating two sexual assaults  within three days in York city centre  have arrested a 32-year-old man.

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Police operation to tackle child sexual exploitation in Dewsbury

Police in Dewsbury are launching a four-day operation to tackle crimes including child sexual exploitation in the town.

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Knives handed in during an earlier amnesty in South Yorkshire

Knife crime on the rise in South Yorkshire

Knife crime has risen by almost 50 per cent in South Yorkshire last year - with 322 stabbings, slashings and puncture wounds reported.

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Ten lambs stolen from field near Harrogate

POLICE are appealing for information after ten lambs were stolen from a field near Harrogate.

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Ben Needham

New appeal for help to find missing Ben Needham on anniversary

A new appeal for help to find missing Ben Needham from Sheffield has been made to coincide with the 26th anniversary of his disappearance.

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Bikes seized by police

Police clamp down on nuisance bikers in Huddersfield

POLICE in Huddersfield are appealing for the public's help to clamp down on nuisance and off-road bikes on the town's roads during the summer.

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Historic child sex abuse inquiry - police arrest 16 people in West Yorkshire

POLICE investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire have this week arrested 16 people.

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Steven Fretwell, aged 47, died as a result of multiple injuries at his home in Kingswood Avenue, Laughton in Rotherham on Sunday, December 18 last year.

Three men to stand trial over death of South Yorkshire man murdered at his home

Three South Yorkshire men are due to stand trial over the death of a 47-year-old man murdered at his home.

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A Sheffield woman who smuggled drugs into prison for her violent boyfriend has been spared prison, after it was claimed the mum-of-two had been coerced into committing the crime for him.

Sheffield mum spared jail for smuggling drugs into prison for criminal boyfriend

A Sheffield woman who smuggled drugs into prison for her violent boyfriend has been spared prison, after it was claimed the mum-of-two had been coerced into committing the crime for him.

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