West Yorkshire Police - https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news/all/feed West Yorkshire Police News Feed en Jail For Leeds Car Burglary Gang Who Bragged On Social Media. https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/jail-leeds-car-burglary-gang-who-bragged-social-media <p><strong>Tuesday, November 12, 2019</strong></p> <p>A gang of burglars who targeted expensive cars across Leeds have been brought to justice after they bragged about their criminal exploits on social media.</p> <p>Specialist officers from Leeds District Crime Team painstakingly built up a comprehensive picture of evidence, including material from social media, as they investigated a series of burglaries involving the theft of cars worth in excess of half a million pounds.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/jail-leeds-car-burglary-gang-who-bragged-social-media" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:57:26 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/jail-leeds-car-burglary-gang-who-bragged-social-media Images Appeal Over Leeds Street Robbery And Theft. https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/images-appeal-over-leeds-street-robbery-and-theft <p>Tuesday, November 12, 2019</p> <p>Police have released CCTV images of four men they want to identify over a robbery and theft in Leeds city centre.</p> <p>A 22-year-old woman was pushed to the ground and robbed of her phone by two of the men, and a 20-year-old man had his phone grabbed from his hand by the other two men in a separate incident nearby.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/images-appeal-over-leeds-street-robbery-and-theft" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:03:05 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/images-appeal-over-leeds-street-robbery-and-theft Renewed Appeal Over Leeds Burglar Kevin Talbot Who Absconded From Prison. https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/renewed-appeal-over-leeds-burglar-kevin-talbot-who-absconded-prison <p><strong>Tuesday, November 12, 2019</strong></p> <p>Police are continuing to appeal for information to trace a Leeds man who has absconded from prison in South Yorkshire.</p> <p>Kevin Talbot, aged 53, was released from HMP Hatfield in Doncaster on temporary licence for the day on Friday, October 4, but failed to return.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/renewed-appeal-over-leeds-burglar-kevin-talbot-who-absconded-prison" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:33:23 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/renewed-appeal-over-leeds-burglar-kevin-talbot-who-absconded-prison Appeal After Gun Fired During Burglary, Newton Road, Chapeltown. https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-after-gun-fired-during-burglary-newton-road-chapeltown <p><strong>Tuesday, November 12, 2019.</strong></p> <p>At 12.35am today (12/11) police received reports of an incident at an address in Newton Road, Chapeltown, where three masked suspects had entered the property.</p> <p>Officers attended and found damage to an internal door believed to be consistent with a firearm discharge. No-one was injured in the incident.</p> <p>A suspect vehicle was identified nearby and its movements tracked by the NPAS helicopter in liaison with units on the ground.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/appeal-after-gun-fired-during-burglary-newton-road-chapeltown" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:42:01 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-after-gun-fired-during-burglary-newton-road-chapeltown Officers And Staff Who Have Gone The Extra Mile Celebrated In Wakefield District https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/officers-and-staff-who-have-gone-extra-mile-celebrated-wakefield-district <p><strong>Tuesday 12 November 2019</strong></p> <p>Police officers and staff who have saved lives, secured significant jail spells for dangerous sex offenders and who have gone above and beyond to lock up those harming communities have been honoured in Wakefield.  </p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/officers-and-staff-who-have-gone-extra-mile-celebrated-wakefield-district" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:51:20 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/officers-and-staff-who-have-gone-extra-mile-celebrated-wakefield-district UPDATE: Man Charged Following Double Shooting in Liversedge https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/update-man-charged-following-double-shooting-liversedge <p><strong>Monday, 11 November, 2019</strong></p> <p>Police investigating the double shooting in Liversedge on Monday, 4 November, have tonight charged a 32-year-old man with conspiracy to commit murder.</p> <p>Umar Ditta, from Wakefield, has been remanded in custody to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 12 November).</p> <p>The 25-year-old man arrested on Friday and the 24-year-old man arrested on Saturday have been released under investigation in connection with the shootings. The 30-year-old man arrested on Saturday remains in police custody.</p> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/max_325x325/public/2019-11/Charged.jpg?itok=eHea7mbv" width="325" height="183" alt="Charged" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> <p><a href="/news-appeals/update-man-charged-following-double-shooting-liversedge" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:10:05 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/update-man-charged-following-double-shooting-liversedge Man In Court Over Robbery, Strathmore Terrace, Harehills, Leeds. https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/man-court-over-robbery-strathmore-terrace-harehills-leeds <p><strong>Monday, November 11, 2019</strong></p> <p>A man is due to appear in court today (11/11) charged over a robbery at a house in Leeds.</p> <p>Rashad Ali, aged 32, of Upland Crescent, Gipton, has been charged with two counts of robbery in relation to an incident at an address in Strathmore Terrace, Harehills, on October 10 this year, during which white powder, found to be ammonium sulfate, was used.</p> <p>He has been remanded to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/man-court-over-robbery-strathmore-terrace-harehills-leeds" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:50:29 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/man-court-over-robbery-strathmore-terrace-harehills-leeds Appeal for Sightings of Missing Baildon Man Charles Britton https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-sightings-missing-baildon-man-charles-britton <p><strong>Tuesday, 5 November, 2019</strong></p> <p>Police are concerned for the welfare of a 57-year-old Baildon man who has been reporting missing.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/appeal-sightings-missing-baildon-man-charles-britton" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 13:15:46 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-sightings-missing-baildon-man-charles-britton Appeal to Trace Stolen First World War Service Medals https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-trace-stolen-first-world-war-service-medals <p>Police are appealing for anyone offered First World War medals for sale to get in contact.<br /> The two medals – gold victory medals inscribed with the recipient’s name – Guardsman Mitchell - around the edge were taken during a burglary on Stafford Avenue, Halifax.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/appeal-trace-stolen-first-world-war-service-medals" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:05:17 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-trace-stolen-first-world-war-service-medals Appeal for Witnesses - Fatal Road Traffic Collision, New Forrest Way, Leeds https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-witnesses-fatal-road-traffic-collision-new-forrest-way-leeds <p>Police are appealing for any witnesses to a road traffic collision on New Forrest Way, Leeds on Monday evening.<br /> The incident happened at 530pm on Monday (4 November) and involved a silver coloured Vauxhall Vivaro van and a pedestrian.</p> <p><a href="/news-appeals/appeal-witnesses-fatal-road-traffic-collision-new-forrest-way-leeds" hreflang="en">read more</a></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 15:59:47 +0000 https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news-appeals/appeal-witnesses-fatal-road-traffic-collision-new-forrest-way-leeds