Statement regarding an Incident on Market Street, Birstall At 12.53 today, police were called to a report of an incident on Market Street, Birstall, where a woman in her 40s had suffered serious injuries and is in a critical condition. A man in his late 40s to early 50s nearby also suffered slight injuries. Armed officers attended and a 52-year-old man was arrested in the area. There are no further details at present. Police presence in the area has been increased as a reassurance to the community.
And his name is...Stanley West Yorkshire Police Mounted Section are delighted to announce the name of their new police horse, after a competition was launched to name him. Over 1000 people submitted West Yorkshire themed names, before five were selected for the final poll. Just over 1,100 people voted in the poll to give the new horse the name Stanley. Stanley, was by far the most popular name in the poll, winning by over 200 votes. The name was submitted by Rebecca Milton and her family from Lepton in Huddersfield. Read the full story http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news/and-his-name-isstanley