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Prayers and vigils planned for Paris terror attack victims

Prayers and vigils for victims of the Paris terror attacks will be held today, a week on from the atrocities.

Credit: Press Association

Imams part of the Council for Mosques in Bradford have announced a show of solidarity with victims during Friday prayers at mosques across the city.

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Huddersfield will holding a minute's silence in memory of those caught up in the attacks.

In North Yorkshire a candleight vigil will be held at the Cenotaph in Harrogate.

Police search for Huddersfield robbers

Police in Huddersfield are appealing for information following a robbery in the town.

The victim's phone was taken and the suspects made off

It happened last Friday evening when a man was walking along Birkby Hall Road when he was approached by a woman asking the time.

He checked his mobile phone and told her before continuing walking.

He was then approached by a man who demanded the mobile phone. He was then involved in a struggle with both the male and female suspects who punched and kicked him.

His phone was then taken and the suspects made off.

The woman is described as dark skinned afro-Carribean, around 17-years old, 5ft 4 tall of a thin build with black hair which was tightly braided into plaits.

She spoke with a strong unknown accent and was wearing white tracksuit bottoms and a black jumper.

The male suspect was wearing dark clothing.


Police confirm sightings of missing Marsden man

Police have confirmed two sightings of a man from Marsden who has been missing since Saturday morning.

Jason Webb has been missing since Saturday Credit: West Yorkshire Police

40-year-old Jason Webb was last seen at his home at around 11:30 on Saturday. Police say he was seen at around 1pm on Saturday on Upper Headrow in the town centre near the bus station and at 3pm walking along the Marsden canal tow path.

He appeared to be wearing a two piece olive green waterproof outfit. He was wearing blue jeans and trainers when seen that morning.

He is described as a white man, 5ft 6 tall, of a slim build with short brown hair. The photo released by police shows him with a moustache but he no longer has one.

Concern for heavily pregnant missing woman

Carmen Olariu

Police are appealing for help in tracing a heavily pregnant woman who has been reported missing from her home in Huddersfield.

Carmen Olariu was last seen at 2am on Saturday, October 31st in Springdale Street and was reported missing four days later. She is 5ft 3ins tall, with long bushy/wavy brown hair with a red tinge.

Pregnant and missing

Despite numerous enquiries to date, we have not been able to locate Carmen. Given that she has been described as being heavily pregnant we are concerned for her welfare and just need to ensure that she is OK.

– PC Sally Brook
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