Tag : attack

Blind Woman and Guide Dog Targeted in Hyde Park Firework Attack

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

A blind woman in her 50s has been left distressed after youths targeted fireworks at her and her guide dog, at around 8pm in Hyde Park yesterday evening (Tuesday 30th October). The woman and her dog were walking along Moorland Road when they were attacked with fireworks that were being … Read More

Armed Gang Of Three Shoot Man In Leeds City Centre

7 months ago / 0 comments

A police cordon is in place this morning after a man was shot by an armed gang on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre, last night. The shooting took place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 9 May, when the victim was stationary at traffic lights in a BMW vehicle on Burmantofts … Read More

Leeds Student Attacked At Headingley House Party [GRAPHIC]

8 months ago / 0 comments

A University of Leeds student alleges he was stabbed, beaten and bitten in an “unprovoked” attack at a student house party in Headingley. Mitt Malhotra, 21, who studies Aviation Technology, says that he was targeted by at least three men just before 4.30am on Saturday, March 24, on Spring Road. … Read More

Ram-raid on Leeds Rolex Shop Caught on Camera

9 months ago / 0 comments

Two cars have been videoed attempting to ram-raid a Rolex at Prestons on Commercial Street in Leeds. West Yorkshire Police were called to the incident at around 11:55 GMT on Sunday 18th February. One of the vehicles tried to reverse into the front of the store and, when that failed, … Read More

“Disgusting” Halloween Attacks Condemned by Fire Chief

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fireworks were thrown at firefighters on Halloween night as they attended reports of a fire in Hyde Park.  Fireworks and rocks pelted fire engines leaving scrapes and burn marks. Thankfully nobody was hurt. Around 30 people were involved in the violence. Attacks also took place in Killingbeck and Calderdale, with … Read More

Police confirm Leeds Beckett student died in Manchester bombing

1 year ago / 0 comments

Police have confirmed that Courtney Boyle, 19, died in the terror attack on Manchester Arena. The Leeds Beckett University student was reported missing following the bomb blast at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. Miss Boyle attended the concert with her mother’s partner, 32-year-old Phil Tron. His death has … Read More

Police investigate assault on Woodhouse Moor

2 years ago / 0 comments

A large area of Woodhouse Moor has been cordoned off by police today, after a woman was assaulted in the early hours of the morning on Woodhouse Lane. The woman, who is believed to be in her mid-20s, was attacked in the park area at around 4am. A large section … Read More

Beckett student jailed for unprovoked assault

2 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds Beckett student has been jailed for 18 months after an unprovoked violent attack left a fellow student partially blind. Sam Kalati had been drinking heavily prior to the assault and was seen on CCTV crawling out of a lift in the Plaza student halls. Sports therapy student, Bruno … Read More

Student attacked at Leeds train station

3 years ago / 0 comments

A student from Rotherham has been attacked at Leeds train station during morning rush hour. The 19-year old woman, who was in a large crowd at the time, was punched at the top of the stairs onto the station’s overbridge at around 8:30am on Thursday 3rd March. British Transport Police … Read More

Rapist jailed for knifepoint attack

3 years ago / 0 comments

A man has been jailed for ten years for raping a sex worker in a brutal knifepoint attack in Leeds. Anthony Riley, 24 dragged the woman to the ground by her hair. He then proceeded to punch and kick her before putting a knife to her throat and raping her. … Read More