Tag : crime

Investigation into racist and anti-semitic t-shirts

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Exeter University has launched an investigation into racist and anti-Semitic T-shirts students at a recent social in Exeter are alleged to have worn during a freshers week event. Pictures taken by a fellow student reveal hateful phrases including: “Don’t speak to me if you’re not white,” and, “The Holocaust was … Read More

Swastika graffiti removed in Hyde Park

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A Nazi Swastika spray painted onto a pavement near Hyde Park has been removed after students reported it to the police. The offensive graffiti was widely condemned as a hate crime. Local police officer PC Matt Guy commended students efforts by stating “It was great that as soon as students … Read More

Happy Valley

3 years ago / 0 comments

The TV drama and Broadchurch wannabe Happy Valley returned to our screens for a second series this week, giving a whole new meaning to the term ironic as even the weather is miserable from the offset. Sarah Lancashire continues to play the role of the darkly humoured Catherine Cawood, a … Read More

Prey: Flat and feeble?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Crime-thriller Prey is back for a second three-part series on ITV. With a brand new cast and plot, do not fear if you didn’t tune in for series one. Set in Manchester, the first episode follows prison officer David Murdoch, played by Philip Glenister (Life on Mars), as he is … Read More

Man arrested in connection with attempted kidnapping

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with an attempted kidnapping of an 11 year old girl in the Beeston area of Leeds. The incident took place on Beeston Road. The 11 year old girl was stood at a set traffic lights, about to cross. A car … Read More

Light Up Hyde Park Campaign Relaunched

3 years ago / 0 comments

Three Leeds University students are organising a march through Woodhouse Moor as part of a renewed campaign for the park to be lit up. Mira Mookerjee, Licie Gowshall and Alice Parrington are currently building a proposal to present to Leeds City Council in hopes of securing certain safety measures for … Read More

Drive-by Mugging Leaves Fresher Shaken

3 years ago / 0 comments

Two drive-by muggings took place on Tuesday 6th October, leaving a Leeds University fresher with multiple injuries. It has been reported that a man driving a black Renualt Clio along Little Woodhouse Lane grabbed the bag of a 22-year-old woman walking along the pavement, before attempting to drive off with … Read More

Mobile Phones Stolen in Laidlaw Library

3 years ago / 0 comments

Reports of four phones being stolen in the Laidlaw Library have recently surfaced. Victims of the thefts were targeted in the Café Nero area of the library, which opened in June this year. Some were caught out due to distraction tactics used by the thief. PC Matt Guy, the University’s … Read More

Breaking Bad style drugs gang sentenced

3 years ago / 0 comments

A group of 10 Leeds Beckett University students were sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Monday for their roles in importing and selling illegal drugs from abroad. Liam Reynolds, 21, the group ringleader, was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for conspiracy to import and supply LSD, cannabis and ecstasy, as … Read More

Man arrested for Sainsbury’s robbery

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at Sainsbury’s in Hyde Park last weekend. The Gryphon understands the offender was carrying a knife when he stole mobile phones from customers at the store on Brudenell Road. The incident happened in the early hours of the morning between … Read More