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The 14 most shocking unsolved crimes on West Yorkshire’s railways last year

From serious sexual assaults to gun offences, we can shed new light on the crimes going unsolved or unpunished at West Yorkshire’s stations and on its trains.

Records were obtained from British Transport Police under the Freedom of Information Act, but the force would not give us further details of specific offences. It says it is “completely committed to reducing and preventing crime”.

At East Garforth railway station in Leeds, police recorded an offence of allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control on April 19 last year. The victim did not want to press charges.
At East Garforth railway station in Leeds, police recorded an offence of allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control on April 19 last year. The victim did not want to press charges.
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A robbery was reported at Bramley railway station in Leeds at 7pm on May 28 of last year, but the police have not been able to identify a suspect.

6. May 2018

A robbery was reported at Bramley railway station in Leeds at 7pm on May 28 of last year, but the police have not been able to identify a suspect.
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A serious fraud offence was reported at the Neville Hill train depot in Osmondthorpe, Leeds, on April 25 last year. No suspect was ever identified in the case of false representation.

7. April 2018

A serious fraud offence was reported at the Neville Hill train depot in Osmondthorpe, Leeds, on April 25 last year. No suspect was ever identified in the case of false representation.
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Railway passengers were endangered when something was placed on the line on the evening of January 30, 2018. No suspect has ever been found in relation to the incident, reported at Ben Rhydding railway station near Bradford.

8. January 2018

Railway passengers were endangered when something was placed on the line on the evening of January 30, 2018. No suspect has ever been found in relation to the incident, reported at Ben Rhydding railway station near Bradford.
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