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Man jailed for 18-years for kidnapping women and girl in foiled plot to steal £500k from South Yorkshire bank

A 'greedy' career criminal who kidnapped three bank workers and a seven-year-old girl in a foiled plot to steal half a million pounds from a South Yorkshire bank has been jailed for 18-years.

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Sgt Richard Pettican's injuries after he was attacked in Doncaster

South Yorkshire police officer nominated for bravery award after horrific attack

A South Yorkshire police officer attacked when his own handcuffs were used as a knuckle duster against him has been nominated for a bravery award.
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Weapons and drugs were found in this car

Weapons and drugs found by police in car in Rotherham

A knife, sawn down snooker cue and a range of drugs were found in a car searched by the police in Rotherham.
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Jessica Gubb has been found safe and well

Missing Doncaster girl found safe

A Doncaster girl reported missing from home has been found safe and well.

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Do you recognise this man?

Mystery still surrounds identity of Barnsley murder victim

Mystery still surrounds the identity of a man killed in Barnsley last weekend.

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Class A drugs found during a police raid in Doncaster

Guns, bullets and drugs found in Doncaster raid as police wage war against gangs

Five guns, bullets, shotgun cartridges and £14,000 worth of Class A drugs were found during a police raid in Doncaster as officers wage war against organising crime gangs operating in the town.

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Cocoon

Sheffield club allowed to re-open after brawl

A Sheffield club forced to close after a violence flared last weekend has been allowed to re-open.

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Six men were stabbed at Crystal on New Year's Day

Attack on six men stabbed in Sheffield bar remains unsolved

An attack on six man stabbed in a Sheffield bar on New Year's Day still remains unsolved.
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Supt Paul McCurry

Attacks on South Yorkshire police officers 'nearly a daily occurrence'

Attacks on police officers in South Yorkshire are 'nearly a daily occurrence,' according to a senior officer.
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Two young men have been put behind bars for their part in a botched plot to steal a Rolex watch worth over 25,000 from a jewellers at Meadowhall.

Men jailed for attempting to steal Rolex watch worth £25k from Meadowhall jewellers

Two young men have been put behind bars for their part in a botched plot to steal a Rolex watch worth over £25,000 from a jewellers at Meadowhall.

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Michael Dunphy was found guilty of four counts of kidnap and two counts of attempted robbery, following the conclusion of a two-week trial at Sheffield Crown Court

Career criminal found guilty of kidnapping mum and daughter in bid to rob South Yorkshire bank

A 'callous, career criminal,' who dressed as a police officer and kidnapped a mum and her daughter in a bid to rob a South Yorkshire bank, is now facing a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of a string of charges.

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Two men are due in court in Sheffield over the rape of a girl, aged 14

Sheffield and Rotherham men charged over rape of girl, aged 14

Two men from Sheffield and Rotherham have been charged over the rape of a girl, aged 14.
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A boy was found to be carrying cannabis when he was stopped by police officers in Southey Green, Sheffield

Boy caught with knife and cannabis after offensive gesture to police officers on Sheffield estate

A teenage boy who made an offensive gesture to police officers on a Sheffield estate was stopped and caught with a knife and cannabis.

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A boy was stabbed outside Players Lounge, Ecclesfield

Detectives seek motive for stabbing of boy, 16, outside Sheffield bar

Detectives are seeking the motive for a knife attack on a boy outside a Sheffield bar.

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A man has been charged with robbery over an incident in Doncaster

Man charged with robbery after Doncaster OAP, 96, is knocked to ground

A man has been charged with robbery after a Doncaster pensioner, aged 96, was knocked to the ground and had cash snatched from his hand.

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Eldon Street, Barnsley

Man arrested for murder over death in Barnsley town centre

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the death of another man in Barnsley town centre.

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A boy was shot on the Woodthorpe estate in Sheffield last week

Gunman still at large after shooting of Sheffield teenager on city estate

A gunman who opened fire at a teenager on a Sheffield estate is still at large over a week after the attack.

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Hanging baskets were stolen from outside a funeral home in Killamarsh

Thief criticised for stealing hanging baskets from north Derbyshire funeral home

A thief has been criticised for stealing hanging baskets from outside a funeral home in north Derbyshire.
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George Eccles, 32, was jailed for 21-months during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court (pictured) on Monday

21-month jail sentence for man who lunged at stranger with knife during Sheffield night out

'It's shocking to ponder the consequences of what might have happened if I hadn't moved out of the way,' the victim of a Sheffield city centre altercation has said, as the man who lunged at him with a knife was jailed for over a year.

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Lindsey Fletcher has been jailed for life, to serve a minimum-term of 13-years, after jurors found her guilty of murdering her step-grandfather, Michael Eaton, on Christmas Day last year.

Doncaster woman jailed for life for stabbing step-grandfather 120 times in 'frenzied' Christmas Day attack

A Doncaster woman has been jailed for life for murdering her alleged sexual abuser in a 'frenzied' Christmas Day attack, during which she struck him with a meat cleaver and stabbed him 120 times.
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