Tag : police

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

News | Head shop opens in Hyde Park

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A shop selling legal highs and drugs paraphernalia has started trading in Hyde Park. Rudeboy Headshop opened on Hyde Park Corner in July and prides itself on its range of new psychoactive substances or ‘legal highs’ as well as products such as grinders and bongs. LS spoke to the owner … Read More

News | Student falls victim to knife attack

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A 21 year old woman, believed to be a student, has been mugged in Meanwood by two men using a knife. The victim was approached from behind by the attackers who cut the straps of her backpack with a knife. The girl sustained cuts to her hands and shoulder. The … Read More

Raid on Woodhouse cannabis den

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A residential home being used as a cannabis den in Woodhouse was raided by police last week following a report of a break-in. Police received the report that several men had been seen breaking into a house on Quarry Mount Terrace in the early hours of the morning on Friday … 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

Two arrests in Lupton drugs bust

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Police have carried out a drugs bust at Lupton halls of residence. The incident took place at approximately 9:40pm on Sunday February 24, after University security informed Police that they suspected students were taking drugs on site. Two 19-year-old females were subsequently arrested for possessing Ecstasy and Cannabis. One first … Read More

Police act after LS exposes dangerous legal highs

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14.12.12 West Yorkshire police have launched a campaign to target ‘legal highs’ after an investigation by Leeds Student exposed their sale by dozens of Leeds traders. They have announced that shops that sell ‘legal highs’, or New Psychoactive Substances (NPSs), will be come under increased scrutiny to ensure they are … Read More

Girls sexually assaulted in Union venues

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12.12.2012 Last weekend two cases of indecent assault on female students were reported on campus. Both incidents took place in the Union. Around 4am on Saturday 1 December, police were called to a report of indecent assault on a 20-year-old woman. A Leeds graduate was accused of groping the female … 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

Brick used in city centre mugging

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  16.11.12 A Leeds student has been robbed and threatened with a brick in Leeds City Centre. Police say they are investigating a street robbery of 22-year-old student Sean Jacks, which occurred some time between 7pm and 7.15pm on Monday. According to a police spokesperson, the victim was walking towards … Read More