Huddersfield 'stabbing': Three children ‘knifed’ at house as woman arrested for attempted murder | The Sun

THREE children were 'stabbed' inside a home today with police arresting a woman on suspicion of attempted murder.

Officers were called to a house on Walpole Road, Huddersfield, at 8.02am by the ambulance service.

They found three children with serious injuries and have confirmed they were injuyred with a bladed weapon.

The two boys and one girl are understood to all be under the age of seven.

A woman was also found with the same type of wounds.

The four of them were rushed to hospital for treatment.

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed a woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

DCI Sam Freeman, of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: "Enquiries are ongoing today into what has clearly been a serious and distressing incident in Huddersfield and we fully appreciate the concern it will cause in the local community.

"Detectives are conducting enquiries to determine the exact circumstances of what has taken place and an arrest has now been made as part of those investigations."

Chief Inspector Rebecca Calpin of Kirklees Police, said: "Reassurance patrols are talking place in the local area by officers from the Huddersfield Neighbourhood Policing Team and will be continuing throughout the day as Kirklees officers work to support colleagues from our HMET team."

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Police officers from the West Yorkshire Police HMET (Homicide and Major Enquiry Team) are now at the scene.

Forensics teams dressed in white overalls were also pictured on the road.

A cordon is now place on Walpole Road with officers stood outside the property.

A neighbour told YorkshireLive they saw scores of emergency service vehicles at the scene.

She said: "I saw loads of ambulances, doctors and police cars. I saw blue lights and heard sirens – I thought there had been a shooting or something."

West Yorkshire Police said: "Police received a report of concern for safety from the ambulance service at 08:02am this morning.

"A scene remains in place at the address and initial enquiries are underway to establish the circumstances of what took place."

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