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Police search for missing Halifax teenager Amazing Grace

The 14-year-old was last seen on Saturday evening Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police in Halifax are appealing for information to help trace a missing 14-year-old girl.

Amazing Grace Taruvinga, who also uses the name Ester Tee, was last seen at her home address in Pellon at around 7pm on Saturday.

She is 5ft tall, with collar-length black hair and was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, a blue skirt and white trainers, and was carrying a black handbag.

Police say her disappearance is out of character. Anyone with information should call police on 101.

Health chiefs to host 3rd public meeting over Huddersfield A&E

Health chiefs will host a third public meeting tonight on proposals which could see Huddersfield lose its A&E unit to Halifax.

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It will take place at the John Smiths Stadium again despite hundreds being locked out of the previous meeting.

Organisers say they could not find anywhere else suitable and there are other opportunities to learn about the proposals.

Watch: Anger as hundreds locked out of A&E meeting

Domestic siege in Halifax comes to an end

A domestic siege in which a man appeared to brandish a sword and a handgun at police has come to an end.

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Detectives were called to an address in Ovenden Way, Halifax at 11.47am today after receiving a report of a man with a sword.

Armed police attended and began negotiations with the man, who appeared to brandish a sword and a handgun at officers from an upstairs window.

Police cordoned off the area as negotiations continued with the man, who was alone in the property but thought to be under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

Enquiries also indicated he may have been suffering from mental health issues.

A short time later the man disappeared from sight and was believed to have lapsed into unconsciousness.

Officers forced entry to the building and found the man lying on the floor.

Distraction devices were then deployed to allow officers to safely detain the man and medical attention was requested.

Police say no shots were fired and the man was taken to hospital for further assessment.

Civic reception for the Shaymen after FA Trophy win

Halifax Town players will be honoured at a civic reception next month in light of their recent FA Trophy triumph at Wembley.

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The Mayor and Council officials will be at the MBi Shay Stadium for the ceremony on Thursday 16th June at 6pm.

There will be new merchandise to buy on the night and fans will have the chance to have their photo taken with the FA Trophy.


Tickets for Huddersfield A&E meeting made available

People were locked out of the last meeting Credit: PA

Tickets for a consultation meeting about the proposed closure of accident and emergency services at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary will be made avaliable today.

Hundreds of people were locked out of the last meeting at the John Smith's stadium because it wasn't a big enough venue. It will be held in June.

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