Woman arrested after three children were stabbed in Huddersfield | UK News

A woman suspected of attempted murder has been arrested after three young children were stabbed in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Police have announced.

Four people, including two boys and a girl, were found “seriously injured” in a house in Walpole Road shortly after 8am on Monday.

Police were called to the property after receiving a report of concern from the ambulance service.

They found three young children – two boys and a girl – and a woman, seriously injured, believed to have been caused by a knife.

All four were taken to hospital and treated for the injuries, West Yorkshire Police said.

A woman suspected of attempted murder has been arrested as part of the investigation.

DCI Sam Freeman of the Homicide and Major Inquiries Team (HMET) said: ‘Inquiries are ongoing today into what has clearly been a serious and distressing incident in Huddersfield and we fully appreciate the concern what it will cause in the local community.

“Detectives are carrying out investigations to determine the exact circumstances of what happened and an arrest has now been made in connection with those investigations.”

Ch Insp Rebecca Calpin of Kirklees Police said: “Comfort patrols are taking place in the area by officers from the Huddersfield Borough Police Team and will continue throughout the day as officers from Kirklees are working to support their colleagues at HMET.”

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