Tag : crime

An ‘armless burglary warning

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Students in Hyde Park got a nasty surprise this week when they were greeted by a hand reaching through their letterbox. Fortunately for them, the frightening intrusion was only a ploy by West Yorkshire Police to encourage people not to leave their windows and doors unlocked. Katy Richardson, a second-year … Read More

Walk for Forgiveness: Frankie Owens visits Leeds

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Debates in the UK over how we can reform the punishment and rehabilitation of criminals are rife. The voices often lost within the debate are those of the offenders themselves – those who have lived and breathed the prison air and suffered the glare of society’s eyes upon them as … Read More

Club faces closure after violent attacks

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Club Fire faces having its licence revoked after a string of attacks and criminal offences at the club. West Yorkshire Police have requested that Leeds City Council licensing committee review Fire’s licence “on the grounds of the prevention of crime and disorder”. The police claim there has been an increase … Read More

Students urged to stay safe after attack outside Dry Dock

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A third year Biochemistry student has been attacked and robbed on his way home from a night out. Callum Sharp was walking along Woodhouse Lane when he was confronted by a large group of youths at approximately 1:30am. Callum, a third year Biochemistry student, told Leeds Students about what happened: “Out … Read More