Tag : crime

News | Laptop stolen in daylight robbery

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A student has had his laptop stolen when burglars smashed his window with a brick 10 minutes after he left the house. The burglary took place at 1pm, in broad daylight after third year student Max Bruges left his house last Sunday. One burglar threw a brick through the window, … Read More

News | Arsonists torch five cars overnight

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Five cars have been set ablaze in Hyde Park in one night during a multiple arson attack. Firefighters were called to the junction of Edwin Road and Regent Terrace to battle three car fires. The fire services were later called to two other blazes near the Business School on Moorland … Read More

News | Student saviour stops attackers

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A heroic branch manager has saved the day by tackling a man who attacked a female student in broad daylight opposite the Parkinson steps. The victim had been walking along Woodhouse Lane at approximately 3:45pm on Wednesday when a mugger approached her from behind and snatched her handbag, dragging her … Read More

News | Fruity phone thief caught red handed

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A 22 year old man has been found carrying 14 mobile phones on campus on Friday night. Leeds University Union Security detained a local, non-student male in the early hours of Saturday morning. During the Union’s weekly Fruity event, a student reported to staff that her phone had been stolen. … Read More

What’s On: Luther

5 years ago / 0 comments

“I’ve seen something like this before”, growls Idris Elba. How right he is.

A Spot of Good News

5 years ago / 0 comments

If you trust the media, you would think that Britain was awash with all the worst social ills; crime, rioting, the NHS in crisis, education being dumbed-down and a general sense that the country “was going to the dogs.” We in Britain, with our characteristic understatedness, tend to believe that … Read More

1 in 7 Hyde Park houses “unsecured”

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As many as one in seven homes in Hyde Park and Woodhouse are left unlocked. Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team inspected over 300 properties in the student area, in an effort to highlight the dangers of break-ins and burglaries. Police said there is a “major concern” about unlocked … Read More

Student in violent daylight robbery

6 years ago / 0 comments

6.12. 12 Police are appealing for information after a 19-year-old man had his jaw fractured during a robbery.   The incident occurred on Monday at around 11.45am close to Lovell Park Heights in the Little London area of the city.   The victim had lent the suspect his mobile phone … Read More

Big Debate: Bobbies Off The Beat

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An expected low turnout for the Police and Crime Commissioner elections suggests the public are either lacking in interest or faith in the highly-paid role. This week Big Debate asks, do they matter? YES: Ben Fisher By the time you read this, we’ll know whether fears of abysmal turnout in … Read More

Trick or treat? Crime at Halloween

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It’s that time of year again: students are out, en masse, dressed up for another fun night of Halloween debauchery; every corner you turn you’re greeted by another pumpkin or scantily-clad nurse, or run over by a group of animal-attired lads on a Noah’s Ark themed Otley Run. Even those … Read More