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Crime

All the latest crime news from across Kirklees. Read the latest crime stories, features, comment and police appeals from West Yorkshire Police. Crime news from around Huddersfield, Holmfirth, Brighouse, Elland, Mirfield and Dewsbury.

Number of foreign criminals arrested by West Yorkshire Police using European Arrest Warrant nearly doubles in four years

Arrests made under controversial EU legislation

Road tragedy victim Gary Pedelty's mum calls for drink drive limit to be zero and that people convicted of crimes should serve their full sentence

Family still suffering their loss four years on

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

Smoker's Corner, Albion Street
Man seriously injured after two suspects threaten him in Albion Street premises

Ex Huddersfield police officer and former Mr Gay UK Mark Carter suspended after headbutting man in toilets

Pc Mark Carter
Carter - a former Mr Gay UK - was convicted of assault by beating following a trial before magistrates

Gambling sales rep Christopher Ames stole £38,000 from employers Imperial Tobacco, court told

cash, money
Ames worked in the van sales team supplying outlets such as petrol stations in an area including Huddersfield, Leeds, Batley and Dewsbury

Number of foreign criminals arrested by West Yorkshire Police using European Arrest Warrant nearly doubles in four years

Arrests made under controversial EU legislation

Road tragedy victim Gary Pedelty's mum calls for drink drive limit to be zero and that people convicted of crimes should serve their full sentence

Family still suffering their loss four years on

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

Smoker's Corner, Albion Street
Man seriously injured after two suspects threaten him in Albion Street premises
Kirklees Magistrates Court

Batley man Craig Midgley admits string of driving offences

But Kirklees Magistrates spare him jail

Three men from Batley charged with human trafficking

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.
Men due in court over Operation Tavernhouse inquiry

Drunk Dewsbury man Sean Richardson armed himself with 3 knives after attending a christening

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40-year-old admits affray and told he will die if he doesn't stop drinking

West Yorkshire Police issue warning about suspicious advertising calls - for the West Yorkshire Police magazine

The force advises businesses to be on their guard against calls from individuals claiming to be calling on behalf of West Yorkshire Police

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