Appeal After Hotel Robbed During Wedding Celebration, Leeds.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a hotel in Leeds during a wedding celebration.

At 9:56pm last night (18/8) police were called to the Britannia Hotel, in Leeds Road, Bramhope, after two masked men armed with weapons including an axe targeted the venue.

They threatened two members of staff on the front desk and stole cash from a safe and from a till before leaving the scene in a vehicle. No-one was injured.

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Appeal: Assault, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge

Monday 19 August 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a man and woman in Sowerby Bridge in the early hours of yesterday morning (18/08).

The victims, who are both in their 50s, were walking on Tuel Lane when they were approached by a two females and a male at around 3.30am.

The three suspects were verbally abusive towards the victims, before the two female suspects assaulted them and pushed them to the ground.

The female victim suffered a broken arm in the attack and had her handbag stolen.

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Appeal: Robbery, Manor Heath Road, Halifax

Monday 19 August 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery on Saturday (17/08) in Halifax.

At around 5.25am, three suspects approached the victim, an 18-year-old man, on Manor Heath Road and made demands for money.

They assaulted him, causing him facial injuries, before making off with a small quantity of cash.

The suspects then made off in the direction of Linden Road.

The suspects were three males, described as being in their late teens. One was wearing a black t-shirt and had short dark hair.

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Man charged over incident outside Dewsbury sports centre

Saturday 17 August 2019

A 30-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with robbery and causing grievous bodily harm with intent following an incident outside Dewsbury Sports Centre on Thursday morning.

Richard Carroll, from Dewsbury, is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone with information to come forward. Anyone with information can contact Kirklees CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13190416321.

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Appeal for witnesses: Robbery, Batley town centre

Saturday 17 August 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery of a man in Batley on Wednesday (14/08).

At around 11.55am, the victim, a man in his 30s, was inside the Halifax bank in the town centre and withdrew money while inside the branch. He was approached by the suspect who dragged and pushed him, before grabbing hold of his money and making off in the direction of Brunswick Street.

The suspect had already been in the bank queuing at one of the desks.

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Police Continue To Appeal For Information Regarding Arson Attack On Home, Stonedene Court, Heckmondwike

Friday 16 August, 2019

Police are asking for the residents of Heckmondwike who may have important information about an attempted murder of a family of four at a house there to come forwards.

The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team are continuing to investigate an arson attack on a house on Stonedene Court, Heckmondwike on at about 4.13am on Sunday (11/8).

A 17-year-old male who managed to escape the blaze by jumping from an upstairs window remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition after suffering burn injuries in the incident.

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Coroner's Appeal: Thomas Stone, Woodlesford, Leeds

Friday, 16th August 2019

Coroner’s officers are appealing for information to help trace the relatives of Thomas Stone from Woodlesford in Leeds.

Mr Stone aged 72 from the Leeds area, died on 13th August 2019, there are no suspicious circumstances.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who has any information on the relatives of Mr Stone.

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Police Urge Residents To Be Vigilant Following an Spike in Burglaries in Kirklees

Friday 16 August, 2019

Police are urging residents to be vigilant and report suspicious behaviour following a recent increase in burglaries in Kirklees

Kirklees District Police would like to speak to anyone who has information about a recent increase in burglaries in the Heckmondwike and Gomersall areas between 29 July and 11 August.

There have been 28 offences of burglary from sheds, outhouses and garages that have been targeted. The offences seem to have been opportunist in nature, with valuable items been left in insecure locations.

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Appeal: Arson at Garage in Folly Hall, Huddersfield

Thursday 15 August, 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a number of cars been set alight at a garage in Huddersfield.

The incident happened at around 10:40pm on Wednesday 14 August at Colin Appleyard Ltd, Folly Hall, in Huddersfield.

Two suspects approached the scene and damaged a number of windows on cars before setting them alight.

They fled the scene.

The incident is being treated as arson and enquiries remain ongoing.

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