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Robbery in Heckmondwike

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Heckmondwike.

At 10.15am on Sunday, 28 June, a 35-year-old man was walking along Cook Lane, when he was mugged at knifepoint. His wallet was stolen before the men ran off towards the Spen Valley Ringway.

Both suspects are described as Asian, of stocky build and are believed to be in their thirties. Both were also wearing dark clothing. One of the men is believed to be about 6ft tall with short cropped black hair, a goatee beard. He was wearing a black baseball cap and spoke with a local accent. The other man is believed to be about 5ft 8ins tall and was clean shaven.


Minute's silence for Tunisia attack victims

A national minute's silence will be held at midday in memory of 30 Britons killed in an attack on a beach in Tunisia last week.

Thirty-eight people in total died when a gunman opened fire at the coastal resort in Sousse. The gunman was killed by Tunisian police and 12 people have been arrested in connection with the attack

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Tunisia massacre: Repatriation of Britons continues

People pay their respects on the beach near the RIU Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. Credit: PA

The operation to return home the bodies of British citizens murdered in the Tunisian beach massacre will continue today.

Relatives of eight victims of gunman Seifeddine Rezgui gathered at RAF Brize Norton yesterday to see their coffins carried off a military transport aircraft by an air force guard of honour.

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the other 22 would arrive back in the UK "over the coming days".

Tribute paid to 'much loved and highly valued colleague' killed in Tunisia attack

Northern Rail has paid tribute to Christopher Bell from Leeds, after he was confirmed as one of the victims' in last week's Tunisia beach massacre.

Mr Bell and his wife Sharon were among 27 Britons killed in Tunisia.

Adrian Thompson from Northern Rail described Mr Bell as a 'much loved and highly valued colleague'.

We were deeply shocked and saddened to hear that our colleague Christopher Bell and his wife Sharon were among those killed in terrorist attacks in Tunisia.

Christopher was a much loved and highly valued colleague and will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

– Adrian Thompson, HR Director, Northern Rail
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