Huddersfield stabbing: Woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after four people - including three children - brutally attacked

Huddersfield attempted murder breaking
Georgina Cutler

By Georgina Cutler

Published: 06/02/2023

- 13:21

Updated: 06/02/2023

- 14:56

Police found four people with serious injuries inside an address in Huddersfield

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, after four people including three children, were found seriously injured, officers have said.

Police were called to an address on Walpole Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, just after 8am on Monday, following a report of concern from the ambulance service.

They found three young children – two boys and a girl – and a woman, with serious injuries, believed to have been caused by a bladed weapon.



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

Detective Chief Inspector Sam Freeman, of the homicide and major enquiry 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 it will cause in the local community.

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

Four people, including three children, suffered injuries in the Huddersfield attack
Four people, including three children, suffered injuries in the Huddersfield attack

Chief Inspector Rebecca Calpin, of Kirklees Police, said: “Reassurance patrols are taking 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 HMET.”

One Walpole Road resident, who asked not to be named, said: “I just knew (the family) to say hi to – they seem like good people.”

Another neighbour said: “I don’t know the lady but I’ve seen her when I’ve been taking my kids to school and we’d greet each other, she’s good. I was very, very shocked.”

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