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Court briefs - man jailed for possession of a knife in public

Here are the latest Calderdale cases from Magistrates Court.

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Caught on camera: Do you know them?

Do you know any of these people? These CCTV images have been released by police in Calderdale of people they would like to speak to.

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Cannabis plants were discovered at the property in Shelf

Cannabis farm busted in Halifax

Police have seized just short of 200 cannabis plants from an address in Shelf.
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Natalie Starr.

Burglary victim speaks out about 'disturbing' crime for West Yorkshire campaign

A burglary victim has spoken out as part of a West Yorkshire Police campaign against the crime.
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Jailed: AnneCampbell

Halifax woman jailed for arson attack on neighbour's home

A woman described by a judge as "a ticking bomb" has been jailed after she carried out an early hours arson attack on a neighbour's home in Halifax.

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A heavy goods vehicle stopped during Operation Tramline.

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

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Cousin Lane, Halifax. Picture: Google.

Teenage girl assaulted in field near Halifax town centre

A teenage girl was assaulted in a field close to Halifax town centre.
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Police chief Dee Collins.

Historic sex abuse takes up a third of force time

A THIRD of all West Yorkshire Police investigations now involve non-recent child sexual exploitation cases, according to a briefing paper detailing the acute pressures now facing the force.

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Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal after 'lone woman threatened during attempted robbery' in Todmorden

A masked male threatened a lone woman and demanded her car keys before fleeing in Todmorden, police have said.
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St Peters Gate, Walsden.  (Google Street View)

Woman injured in attempted carjacking by masked man armed with baseball bat

A woman was threatened by a masked man carrying a baseball bat who demanded her keys in an attempted carjacking in Calderdale

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Attempted murder investigation launched in Todmorden

Attempted murder investigation launched in Todmorden

An investigation into an attempted murder of a man in Todmorden are appealing for information
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West Yorkshire Police is set to use up most of its reserves by 2022.

West Yorkshire Police will have used up most of its reserves by 2022

West Yorkshire Police’s reserves will be mostly used up within five years because of the funding crisis facing the force, the county’s police and crime commissioner has warned MPs.

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Huge campaign launched to get guns and 'trophies of war' off Calderdale streets

Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Policing is supporting this year’s national firearms surrender to rid the streets in Calderdale of guns.

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Oxford Lane, Siddal

Man’s murder trial of Halifax woman put back by three months

The trial of a 27-year-old man accused of murdering Halifax mum-of-two Jessica King has been put for three months after a judge agreed to the adjournment.
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Bradford Crown Court

Leeds man’s murder trial put back by three months

The trial of a Leeds man accused of murdering mum-of-two Jessica King has been put back three months after a judge agreed to the adjournment.

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West Yorkshire Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

West Yorkshire Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers'.
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Court briefs - man fined for failing to stop at red traffic light

Court briefs - man fined for failing to stop at red traffic light

Here are the latest Calderdale cases from Magistrates Court.

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Armed police officers have been called to Halifax

Armed police deployed to Halifax after reports of man with a firearm

Armed police officers were deployed to Halifax after receiving reports of a man in a car with a firearm.
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Jailed: Kyle Thompson

Drunk grabbed steering wheel and ploughed car into group of Halifax night clubbers

Three innocent people had an amazing escape after a drunken clubber grabbed the steering wheel of a car which then ploughed into a group of people standing outside a Halifax nightclub.
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Watch as Halifax MP experiences attacks on firefighters

The Halifax MP’s first-hand experience of the attacks faced by firefighters during Bonfire Night weekend will help to inform new legislation designed to protect emergency service workers.

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