Tag : West Yorkshire Police

Three men charged over Hyde Park murder

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have announced that three men have been charged with the murder of Michael Ayres, whose body was found in Hyde Park on Saturday night. Stuart Jarvis, 50, and Andrew Jenkins, 37, from Heights West in Armley, along with Stewart Malnieks, 61, of Midland Road, in Leeds have … Read More

Victim of Hyde Park Terrace murder identified

3 years ago / 0 comments

Detectives investigating a murder following the discovery of a body in Hyde Park Terrace have today identified the victim as Michael Ayres, 60, of Headingley. The body of Michael Ayres was discovered after firefighters were called to reports of a bin on fire at around 7pm on Saturday night. Two … Read More

Man arrested over attempted sex attack

3 years ago / 0 comments

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape. This in connection with an incident that took place on the ring road at Beeston Park. According to a statement from West Yorkshire Police the arrested man “is currently in custody” The incident took place at around 6.30am on … Read More

Leeds University campus burglar jailed

3 years ago / 0 comments

Mark Devine, 40, who stole thousands of pounds’ worth of items belonging to members of a dance class after breaking into changing rooms at Leeds University, has pleaded guilty to offences of burglary. He initially forced entry to the mechanical engineering building and took a camera and charger from a … Read More

Large Fire at Furniture Store in City Centre

3 years ago / 0 comments

A fire broke out at Hill’s Furniture Store near the Corn Exchange in Leeds City centre on Friday evening. The fire is believed to have started at around 4.30pm, shortly after the shop closed for the day. Whilst no one was thought to be inside, the building was said to … Read More

Further break-ins across campus

3 years ago / 0 comments

Six mobile phone were stolen from the student changing areas at Stage@Leeds on Monday. The thief then broke in to an office at the School of Engineering building on campus. Students contacted the police and, using tracking software connected to their mobile phones, directed the police to a bus where … Read More

Man arrested for indecent exposure on campus

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police have arrested a man on a count of indecent exposure near Leeds University campus. A number of university staff reported the man’s behaviour, which took place on St Mark’s Road, in between 3pm and 4pm on Thursday. Speaking to The Gryphon, university-liaison officer PC Matt Guy said: … Read More

Attempted sexual assault in Kirkstall

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police are appealing for information after an attempted serious sexual assault took place in Kirkstall on Monday evening. A 23-year-old woman was attacked at 5.50pm on Redcote Lane in Kirkstall, near to the metal bridge crossing the River Aire. She was grabbed and dragged in to the bushes, but after fighting back … Read More

Student attacked on way home from night out

4 years ago / 0 comments

Police investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace. The incident happened at an address in Headingley in the early hours of Thursday, September 25. The 19-year-old victim was assaulted after she and her boyfriend had shared … Read More

Student backlash to fascists on campus

4 years ago / 0 comments

Students gathered on Wednesday evening to discuss whether they should form an Anti-Racist Society in light of actions by a neo-Nazi group. The meeting, which took place in the Parkinson Building, was formed in response to activity on campus by the fascist group National Action. A group of 14 individuals … Read More