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Man narrowly avoids high speed crash

By Lauren Evans A pedestrian desperately leapt to his safety minutes before two cars came hurtling towards him. At around midnight on the 2nd May, the lucky man in question was walking down Roundhay road in Harehills when at the last minute, he saw two VW Golf’s heading towards him at some speed. The cars,…

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Leeds Police officers sacked after kicking suspect

By Tamika McCrory The two officers, named only as PC Johansen and PC Core assaulted the suspect leaving him with facial swelling. The men appeared in front of a misconduct hearing this month accused of breaching standards of professional behaviour. According to the forces website: “It is alleged that the officers, whilst on duty stopped…

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Police appeal for distressed woman at local train station

By Maisie Clancy   West Yorkshire Police have released CCTV footage of a woman, after train station staff became concerned for her welfare. The woman went to Burley Park train station in Leeds after 3pm yesterday, speaking to a member of staff who became concerned and contacted local police. Detective Inspector Phil Jackson, of Leeds…

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Police want to trace Good Samaritan

By Scott Francis West Yorkshire Police want to trace a Good Samaritan who may hold the key to their investigation into the death of on an elderly man at a recycling centre. An 82 year-old man is thought to have fallen or collapsed at Household Waste and Recycling Centre on Nab Lane, Birstall on Thursday…

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South Yorkshire Police appoint second interim chief in a week

By Kerri Bell In the wake of the Hillsborough inquest South Yorkshire have named their second interim chief, North Yorkshire Chief Constable Dave Jones. Following the jury’s conclusion that the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed former South Yorkshire Police interim chief David Crompton was suspended by South Yorkshire’s police and crime…

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