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Man charged over assaults on two female officers

Man charged with assaulting PSCOs

Police have charged a man following an incident in Dewsbury where two female PCSOs were assaulted.

The incident happened on at the Dewsbury Retail Park, outside Mecca Bingo. The officers approached the suspect, who was wanted for a number of offences, when he became aggressive,

The PCSOs had to call for additional support from colleagues and the suspect was arrested. Both PCSOs sustained injuries requiring medical treatment.

Daniel Smith, aged 26, of Emblem Terrace, Wakefield, has been charged with five thefts and two assaults on PCSOs whilst on duty and will appear at Kirklees Magistrates Court tomorrow (20 November) and remains in police custody.


Holly Tandy: I'm not ready to go back to Barnsley yet

Holly Tandy in her latest Twitter photo Credit: Holly Tandy/Twitter

Barnsley singer Holly Tandy has asked her fans to make sure they vote for her when she appears on The X Factor tonight. The 16 year old has tweeted to say her nerves are "kicking in" ahead of her performance tonight.

Holly will be performing with the remaining girls in the competition, Grace Davies and Rai-Elle Williams. Also performing are the overs category which includes Matt Linnen and Kevin Davy White. Two acts will leave the contest this evening.

The X Factor returns to ITV on Sunday night at 7:30pm.


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