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"Legless" Huddersfield detective ripped off his shirt and offered dad of disabled teenager out in North Yorkshire pub attack, court hears

Paul Whiteley of West Yorkshire Polices homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) is charged with committing assault at a pub in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby on the east coast,and girlfriend Claire Hughes

Det Sgt Paul Whiteley, 50, of Grange Moor, Huddersfield, also hurled abuse at the mother of an autistic teenager, it was claimed

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Gary Connor
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Michael Barber at Kirklees Magistrates' Court
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Progress of new sports centre at Springwood.
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North Carr at Dalton in Huddersfield.
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Paul Whiteley of West Yorkshire Polices homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) is charged with committing assault at a pub in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby on the east coast,and girlfriend Claire Hughes

"Legless" Huddersfield detective ripped off his shirt and offered dad of disabled teenager out in North Yorkshire pub attack, court hears

Det Sgt Paul Whiteley, 50, of Grange Moor, Huddersfield, also hurled abuse at the mother of an autistic teenager, it was claimed

Slaithwaite carpet fitter Gary Connor fails to deliver on his promise to repay all customers by last weekend

Gary Connor
Gary Connor thought to owe hundreds to customers despite promises to pay them back

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