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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.

The hacking collective known as Lizard Squad appeared to claim responsibility for the attack

Huddersfield teen one of six arrested after cyber hackers' "revenge" attack shuts down National Crime Agency website

Hacking collective known as Lizard Squad have appeared to claim responsibility

Councillors reassure Golcar residents that village is a "lovely place to live" despite latest stabbing incident

Andrew Marchington has been telling people they're not likely to be victims of crime
Andrew Marchington and Hilary Richards speak out after murder and stabbing in just seven days

Sex offender and disgraced teacher Stephen Grant dies in Thailand — where he had been working at a school

Stephen Grant, and the Assumption Thonburi College where he worked
Colleague tells how sex offender tricked his way into school post

Lexus Wakefield in court after spitting at police officer who arrested him for putting bottle of vodka down his trousers

Lexus Wakefield
Lexus Wakefield was upset as shoppers were staring at him as he was escorted by police through Asda

Slaithwaite travel agency robbery suspect's description released after knife raid

Staff, who had just opened the Kiln Hill branch for the day, were unhurt in the incident
The hacking collective known as Lizard Squad appeared to claim responsibility for the attack

Huddersfield teen one of six arrested after cyber hackers' "revenge" attack shuts down National Crime Agency website

Hacking collective known as Lizard Squad have appeared to claim responsibility

Councillors reassure Golcar residents that village is a "lovely place to live" despite latest stabbing incident

Andrew Marchington has been telling people they're not likely to be victims of crime
Andrew Marchington and Hilary Richards speak out after murder and stabbing in just seven days

Sex offender and disgraced teacher Stephen Grant dies in Thailand — where he had been working at a school

Stephen Grant, and the Assumption Thonburi College where he worked
Colleague tells how sex offender tricked his way into school post
Neil Marren was almost three times over the limit (stock image)

Builder Neil Marren loses his job after crashing into a wall while almost three times over the limit

Marren, of Lepton, was banned from the road for 23 months after admitting the offence

Drunk teen burgled student hostel on way home from all night party

The student hostels at Ashenhurst
Court told of break-in after all-night party

Lexus Wakefield in court after spitting at police officer who arrested him for putting bottle of vodka down his trousers

Lexus Wakefield
Lexus Wakefield was upset as shoppers were staring at him as he was escorted by police through Asda
Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse

Woman attacked on canal towpath at Brighouse

The attack happened at 6.44am off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse

Police issue fine every three days in Kirklees for using mobile while driving

Man using his mobile phone while driving, as many as 13% of drivers are still using hand-held mobile phones while at the wheel, according to a survey.
Of 1,000 people surveyed about hand-held and hands-free calls in the last year, almost a quarter admitted talking to a family member while driving

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