Tag : West Yorkshire Police

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

News | Student confirmed dead at Leodis Halls

4 years ago / 0 comments

A student at Leodis Residences has been confirmed dead. Police were called to the student halls on North West Road at 7.40pm on Friday following ‘a call of concern for a man there’. The body of a 20-year-old male was discovered by emergency services, who confirmed that he had died … Read More

News | Arrest made after police woman shot in Hyde Park

5 years ago / 0 comments

Police in Leeds have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a female officer in Hyde Park on Wednesday, December 4. The incident took place shortly after 4am on Cardigan Road. West Yorkshire Police arrested James Leslie, 37, on Wood Lane, Headingley at 10.10am following a police … Read More

M62 crash victim confirmed as first year nursing student

6 years ago / 0 comments

A woman who was killed in a road collision on Friday has been confirmed as 18-year-old Bethany Jones, a first year nursing student at the University. The crash happened at approximately 11.30am, when a lorry collided with a minibus on the the M62 near Pontefract. A total of 21 passengers … Read More

Police act after LS exposes dangerous legal highs

6 years ago / 0 comments

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

Police helicopter deployed in burglary drama

6 years ago / 0 comments

A police helicopter was called to the rescue this week after a dramatic burglary in Hyde Park. Police were called out late on Thursday evening to a house in Hyde Park Close as the burglary was taking place, after a tip off from a neighbour, According to witnesses, the police … Read More

An ‘armless burglary warning

6 years ago / 0 comments

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

Police investigate Union finances

6 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police has told Leeds Student that they “are working with Leeds University Union” (LUU) in regards to a financial discrepancy within its accounts. In July, LUU launched its own investigation into this discrepancy. As this paper went to print, an email was sent to all students by Antony … Read More