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Police investigate serious sexual assault in Heckmondwike

Police in Heckmondwike are investigating a serious sexual assault on a 23-year-old man.

It happened in an alleyway off Albion Street at around 3am. The suspect is described as white and wearing tracksuit bottoms.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Enquiries are ongoing into this incident today and specially trained officers are working to support the victim. I would like to speak to anyone who saw a man fitting the suspect's description in the area around McDonalds or Albion Street from around 2.45am.

– Detective Inspector Mark Walker

Police search for woman missing from Leeds

Police are appealing for information about a woman reported missing from Leeds.

Parveen Latif, 49, was last seen at her home on Dorset Road, Leeds at about 2.30am today.

Parveen Latif, 49, was last seen at her home on Dorset Road, Leeds at about 2.30am today.

She is described as Asian, 5ft 1ins tall and heavily built wearing a headscarf and traditional clothing.

Both the police and Parveen's family are concerned for her welfare as it is out of character for her to disappear like this.

– Detective Sergeant Tim Lumb

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Man in hospital following fight at taxi rank

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a fight at a taxi rank in Pontefract town centre.

The 24-year-old was injured at about 4.20am on Monday near Corn Market when his head hit the pavement. His injuries are described as serious but not life-threatening.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

A 27-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of affray in connection with the wider fight.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Enquiries are ongoing into what has been a serious incident in Pontefract in the early hours of this morning and we are appealing for witnesses to the disturbance which took place outside a taxi office. The injured man continues to be treated for a serious head injury at Leeds General Infirmary, and two arrested men remain in custody.

– Detective Inspector Viv Segerius-Allick of Wakefield CID

Summer Bash raises £7,000 for Danny Jones fund

More than £7,000 has been raised for the Danny Jones fund by rugby league fans in Blackpool.

Summer Bash raises £7,000 for Danny Jones fund

Danny died playing for Keighley Cougars and more than 1,000 people attended his funeral on Friday.

An online funding page has raised over £150,000 for his family, including five-month old twins.

The Summer Bash is a new addition to the Championship calendar and has been introduced as part of the league restructuring.

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