Warning Issued After Counterfeit Scottish Banknotes Used in Bradford

Monday, 18 June, 2018

Police in Bradford are warning people to be vigilant after reports of forged Scottish banknotes being used to pay for items bought online.

Officers are investigating two separate crimes reported this month in Bradford where counterfeit £20 notes have been used to pay in cash for items sold via website Gumtree.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Renewed Appeal Over Raheem Wilks Murder, Leeds.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Detectives investigating the murder of Leeds teenager Raheem Wilks are making a renewed appeal for information to trace the gun used to kill him.

Officers are also appealing for information to identify those connected to the weapon or who were involved in the wider planning of the shooting.

The renewed appeal featured on today’s (18/6) BBC Crimewatch Roadshow.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police Appeals

Appeal: Robbery, Parrott Street, Bradford

Monday, 18 June 2018

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Bradford.

At about 11.30pm on Monday, 11 June, three males forced their way into an address in Parrott Street and made demands for money.

The males who were said to be carrying a knife and a bat or stick then made a search of the property before taking items, including a Rolex watch with a black face and a gold or silver strap and a man’s gold ring, which was said to have diamonds in the top.

The victim, a man in his fifties, was unhurt but shaken by the incident.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police Appeals

Appeal: Stabbing, Leeds Road, in Huddersfield

Monday 18 June, 2018

Detectives in Huddersfield are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in a seemingly unprovoked attack last night (Sunday, 17 June).

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was waiting at the bus stop on Leeds Road, Huddersfield, outside the Tesco Express store, at around 10.20pm when an unknown man approached him and stabbed him in the back. The perpetrator then made off towards the Deighton area. The victim was not seriously injured as a result of the attack.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

UPDATE: Road Reopened at Armley Gyratory Leeds

Monday 18 June, 2018 – 10:30am

The Armley Gyratory in Leeds has now reopened following a burst water main this morning (18 June).

The excess water has been cleared and debris on the road has also been removed.

West Yorkshire Police would like to thank motorists for their patience this morning whilst this incident has been dealt with as it has caused significant disruption on the surrounding roads.

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Monday June 18, 2018 – 6.20am

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

ROAD CLOSURE: Armley Gyratory Leeds Closed Due to Flooding

Monday June 18, 2018 – 6.20am

The Armley Gyratory in Leeds is closed this morning (Monday June 18) due to flooding.

Diversions are being put in place in the area, however it is expected there will be significant disruption to traffic and motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes if possible.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Bodies of Two Men Recovered from Canal, Cooper Bridge

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Police were called around 11.18am on Saturday June 16 to the canal side, near to Navigation House in Cooper Bridge, Huddersfield after it was believed two men entered the water.

Officers conducted extensive enquiries to locate the men, and the police underwater search unit attended. The bodies of two men were recovered from the water around 7.20pm.

They are believed to be a father and son from the Leeds area. The family have been notified.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Katie Wickham was last seen on Leeds Road, in Bradley at around 12:15 today (16 June).

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News