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Man arrested after woman dies at Sikh temple

A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of a 46-year-old woman inside a Sikh temple in Huddersfield this afternoon.

Police say they were called to the temple on Prospect Street in Spring Wood around 1.11pm following reports of an altercation between two women aged 70 years and 46 years.

It is believed that following the incident, the 46-year-old woman made off and was detained by a man inside the temple. She became unwell and was treated by paramedics before she was pronounced dead.

A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

The 70-year-old woman was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary with minor injuries.


Police car crashes in Huddersfield

A police car has been involved in a collision with another vehicle in Huddersfield.

Two police officers became trapped in their vehicle following the crash with a red Volkswagen Polo at 1pm.

The crash happened in Long Lane, Dalton, at the junction with Grand Cross Road.

The driver of the Volkswagen was also trapped in the vehicle.

Police have closed a number of roads in the area to allow emergency services on the scene.

The extent of the occupants injuries are unknown at this time.

Retiring Huddersfield policeman joins daughter on patrol

A police officer who is due to retire after 30 years of service marked one of his last operational shifts by going on patrol with his daughter.

PC Charlotte Saville and her father PC Jeremy (Jem) Saville Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The one-off partnership on a late turn shift in Huddersfield came after PC Charlotte Saville, of Huddersfield Neighbourhood Policing Team, asked if her father Safer Schools Officer PC Jeremy (Jem) Saville could work a shift with her before he retires.

As a child my father would come into my school and give talks and presentations, that could be a bit embarrassing, but now to have actually worked alongside him both as serving officers is great and is an experience I will not forget."

– PC Charlotte Saville, West Yorkshire Police

Duke of York goes 'vulcan' on Sir Patrick Stewart

The Duke of York has taken centre stage today at Huddersfield University as he was officially installed as the new Chancellor.

He takes on the starring role from from Hollywood actor Sir Patrick Stewart who has been Chancellor since 2004.

Prince Andrew decided to say his thanks and farewells to the Star Trek actor in the only way a trekkie would understand.


Woman shaken but unhurt after robbery

A woman who was robbed in her own home has been left "very distressed" but unhurt according to police.

At around 3.45pm on 6 July, four or five me knocked at her door on West Avenue in Huddersfield and pushed their way into the home. One man stayed with the 46-year-old while others searched upstairs. They forced her to give them jewellery and then left.

The suspects were described as white, with one described as in his twenties, about 5ft 9ins tall and of medium build.

It is believed they may have left the scene in a white Transit van which had red writing on the side.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.

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