Bradford District Celebrates Excellence In Policing

The Winners At The Bradford District Policing Awards

Thursday, 18 October 2018

The excellent work of police officers, staff and members of the public from Bradford District over the last year have been celebrated at a special ceremony.

The Bradford District Policing Awards, which took place at the National Media Museum in the city today (Thursday), saw more than 80 people recognised for their efforts in preventing and detecting crime and protecting vulnerable members of the public.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Man released under investigation following incident in Melton Mowbray

A man arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm following an incident in Melton Mowbray has been released under investigation.

Two other men, who were arrested on suspicion of the same offence in connection with the incident yesterday evening, have been released on police bail.

Officers had been called to a property in Bentley Street just before 11.30pm on Wednesday (17 October) following a report a man had suffered stab wounds.

The man, aged 32, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

His injuries were believed to be life-threatening and he remains in hospital where he is receiving treatment.

While in attendance at the scene, officers were made aware of a report that another man had suffered stab wounds in a separate area of Bentley Street.

The man, aged 33, was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing. He was later discharged from hospital.

The 32-year-old man, of Nottingham, and the 33-year-old man, of Melton Mowbray, were both arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

The 32-year-old man has been released under investigation. The 33-year-old man, of Melton Mowbray, has been released on police bail.

An 18-year-old man, of Nottingham, who was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm has been released on police bail.

Detective Inspector Tim Lindley said: “Enquiries are continuing and we urge anyone who has any information to get in touch.

“Were you in the area of Bentley Street yesterday evening? Did you see or hear anything which caused you concern? Do you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area which could hold vital information?”

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 18000500555.

Source:: Leicestershire Police News

Man threatened during robbery in Enderby

A man was threatened with a knife and had cash stolen during a robbery in Enderby, Leicestershire.

The victim, who is in his 40s, was walking along Mill Lane at around 5pm yesterday (Wednesday 17 October) when he was approached by two men on a motorbike.

The victim reported that the man on the rear of the motorbike had a knife while a third man on a bicycle was also seen behind the victim blocking his way.

The man with the knife demanded the victim’s phone, which was later thrown to the ground. Cash was also stolen from the victim’s wallet.

No injuries were reported following the incident.

The three men left the scene heading towards the area of Bantlam Lane and straight over Kirk Lane.

The motorcycle used in the incident was described as an Aprilia black motorcycle which has a red stripe on the petrol tank.

The men are described as all speaking with an Irish accent.

Enquiries are continuing into the incident.

Police Constable Harry Jenkison said: “This happened at a time when people would have been in the area, including driving in the area.

“If you were in the area, please think back to anything which you may have seen which caused you concern. If you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area, please also check this to see if it holds any information which could help us.”

Anyone with any information should contact 101 quoting incident 18000500107.

Source:: Leicestershire Police News

Force Marks Anti-Slavery Day

West Yorkshire Police joined partners from across the county to support National Anti-Slavery Day.

To mark the Force’s support for the Day (Thursday 18 October), officers worked in partnership to raise awareness and visit a number of waste recycling centres. The industry is one where there is low skilled and paid labour workers and is often an area where exploitation can occur.

The aim of the day was educate the industry, looking for any signs of exploitation while identifying and supporting any potential victims.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News