Live updates

Appeal to trace killer of man attacked in Bradford park

  • Detective chief inspector Ian Scott from West Yorkshire police provides an update on the investigation.

The family of a 21-year-old man who died after being critically injured in an assault in Bradford, have appealed for help in finding his killer.

Beyake Keita-Ann Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Beyake Keita-Ann had been playing football in Attock Park in Laisterdyke when he was attacked on 23 August. He died in hospital on Wednesday.

His family say he was a kind, gentle, loving son and brother.

A total of nine men aged between 17 and 46 have been arrested in connection with the inquiry. 

Six are currently on bail pending further enquiries. Three have been released without charge.


Police appeal over missing Bradford teenager

Police are appealing for help to trace teenager who has gone missing from Bradford.

Savannah Carrigan Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Savannah Carrigan, who is 15, was last seen in the Holmewood area at about 7.30am on Tuesday September 13.

She is slim, about 5ft 3ins tall and has blonde hair, which she normally ties back.

She was last seen wearing a green polo top, black trousers and orange trainers.

She is known to frequent Bradford city centre.


Memorial service held in France to honour footballer who won Victoria Cross

A memorial service was held in France today to mark the centenary of the death of former Bradford Park Avenue defender Donald Bell - the only professional footballer to be awarded the Victoria Cross.

Donald Bell played for Bradford Park Avenue

2nd Lieutenant Bell was awarded the VC - the army's highest award for gallantry - for storming a German machine gun single-handed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

Donald Bell died during WW1

Ten days later he was killed attempting a similar feat. The service was attended by army chiefs and players and staff from Bradford Park Avenue football club.

Woman fighting for life in hospital after being hit by car in Bradford

A 46-year-old woman has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in Bradford.

Credit: Press Association

The woman was crossing the road at the junction with Gratton Road and Sunbridge Road on Thursday September 8 at around 6.40pm when the collision happened.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Leeds General Infirmary suffering potentially life-threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the incident to get in touch.

Load more updates