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Police issue security advice following spate of burglaries in Sheffield

Police are urging homeowners and motorists to ensure their properties and vehicles are left secure after a string of thefts and burglaries in Sheffield.
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Missing man Rob Hyatt

Concerns growing for missing Sheffield man

Police are growing in concern for the welfare of a man missing from Sheffield.
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During a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon, Recorder Richard Wright QC sentencedColin Ford, 55,to two years in prison, suspended for two years and ordered him to complete 250 hours of unpaid work.

Doncaster football coach found guilty of cruelty against child is given suspended sentence

A Doncaster football coach found guilty of cruelty against a child under the age of 16 has been given a suspended prison sentence.
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The Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe

Medals of policeman that caught Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer Wearside Jack fetch hundreds at Sheffield auction

A set of police medals belonging to the detective sergeant who arrested the infamous Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer Wearside Jack have fetched hundreds of pounds at auction.
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Jeffrey Wragg was a prisoner at HMP Doncaster when he suffered a fatal heart attack

Sheffield prisoner who suffered fatal heart attack in cell refused medical help for months, court told

A 70-year-old prisoner from Sheffield, who refused medical intervention numerous times, died after suffering a fatal heart attack in his prison cell, a court heard.

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Violence erupts at the Riverside Stadium, where Middlesbrough beat Sheffield United 1-0 (photo: PA)

Five Sheffield United fans questioned over violence at Middlesbrough game

Five Sheffield United fans have been given Football Banning Orders, after they voluntarily attended police stations in South Yorkshire yesterday to be questioned about a brawl that broke out as the Blades played Middlesbrough last month.
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Violence erupts at the Riverside Stadium, where Middlesbrough beat Sheffield United 1-0 (photo: PA)

Five Sheffield United fans questioned over violence at Middlesbrough game

Five Sheffield United fans have been given Football Banning Orders, after they voluntarily attended police stations in South Yorkshire yesterday to be questioned about a brawl that broke out after the Blades played Middlesbrough last month.

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A 79-year-old man has appeared in court by video link accused of raping and kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in Sheffield more than four decades ago.

Man, 79, appears at court accused of kidnapping and raping Sheffield teen in the 1970s

A 79-year-old man has appeared in court by video link accused of raping and kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in Sheffield more than four decades ago.
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Police force announces its new deputy chief constable

Police force announces its new deputy chief constable

Humberside Police has announced Chris Rowley as the new Deputy Chief Constable.

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Det Sgt Stuart Smith's medals, which are going to auction

Medals of policeman that caught Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer going to auction in Sheffield

When the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe was snared in Sheffield more than 35 years ago, it brought to an end a killing spree that resulted in 13 brutal murders and put one of the most notorious criminals in history behind bars.
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The Bessemer in Leopold Street

Sheffield man who broke former love rival's nose in unprovoked attack avoids prison

A Sheffield man has been given a suspended sentence for breaking a former love-rival's nose in an unprovoked attack that took place in a city-centre pub toilet.

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A South Yorkshire man has been jailed for attacking two women he met over internet dating sites, in two horrific incidents that took place 11 months apart.

South Yorkshire man jailed for attacking two women he met over internet dating sites

A South Yorkshire man has been jailed for attacking two women he met over internet dating sites, in two horrific incidents that took place 11 months apart.

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A 50-year-old man, who set fire to his Sheffield flat when he used white spirit to clean his trainers as he was smoking, has been jailed for three years for arson.

Sheffield man jailed for arson over flat fire started when he 'cleaned trainers' with white spirit

A 50-year-old man, who set fire to his Sheffield flat when he used white spirit to clean his trainers as he was smoking a cigarette, has been jailed for three years for arson.
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Police want to speak to these men

CCTV images released over attempted murder at Sheffield nightclub

Police are wanting to identify these men after a stabbing at a Sheffield nightclub.

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A 23-year-old man, who brandished a knife on a Sheffield street with the intention of 'killing' the man who had just attacked him, has been given a suspended sentence.

Man who brandished knife on Sheffield street with intention of 'killing' his attacker is given suspended sentence

A 23-year-old man, who brandished a knife on a Sheffield street with the intention of 'killing' the man who had just attacked him, has been given a suspended sentence.

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Coroner Chris Dorries at Medico Legal Centre in Sheffield

Star Interview: Sheffield coroner’s belief in justice for the living and dead

It’s a strange feeling to be standing, alive, inches from a row of mortuary fridges each with space for five bodies - a sense, perhaps, of how little separates the living from the dead.

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The scene in Wensley Street, Firth Park, following the murder of a 31-year-old man.

Stepbrother pays tribute to Sheffield dad murdered in early hours

The stepbrother of a 31-year-old Sheffield man murdered in the early hours of this morning has paid tribute to the well-liked dad.
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Silver Street. Picture: Google Maps

Drunken Doncaster man arrested after biting police officer

A Doncaster man has been arrested for drunk and disorderly behaviour, after he bit a police officer on one of the town's busiest town centre streets.
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The scene in Wensley Street, Firth Park following the murder of a 31-year-old man. Picture: Andrew Roe

UPDATE: Police cordon still in place at scene of murder of Sheffield man

A police cordon is still in place around houses on the Sheffield street where a 31-year-old man was murdered in the early hours of this morning.
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