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Man stabbed multiple times in busy West Yorkshire town centre

A man is in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed multiple times in a busy town centre.

Street cordoned off after man is stabbed multiple times in Shipley Credit: Steve Machan

The incident happened around 2:30 this afternoon at the junction between Manor Lane and Kirkgate in Shipley. The area has been cordoned off while investigations are carried out.

One man has been arrested in connection with the attack.

Funeral for two-year-old Issac Brocklehurst

Service for Issac

The funeral has taken place today of a toddler who died after a collision with a tipper truck.

Two-year-old Issac Brocklehurst was killed in the incident on Valley Road in Shipley in February. The local community raised thousands of pounds to show their support for his family and to help pay for his funeral.

Issac Brocklehurst

The service at St Paul's Church in Shipley was led by the Rev Malcolm Hendry, who said Issac's death had touched the whole community and beyond.

What a tragedy for everybody. This little lad has touched so many people in and around Shipley as you will see today by the number of people who come. Any death is a tragedy but of someone so young it just compounds that.

– Rev Malcolm Hendry, St Paul's Church


Trains cancelled due to flooding between Shipley and Leeds

There are delays and cancellations on Northern Rail services between Shipley and Leeds due to flooding. The line is closed from Shipley/Guiseley to Leeds. Passengers will be able to travel to Bradford Forster Square and transfer to Bradford interchange for services to Leeds. Journey times between Shipley/Leeds are extended by approx 45 mins.

Man attacked in front of family members in West Yorkshire

Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked in front of family members while walking along the canal tow path between Shipley and Keighley on Boxing Day.

The offence happened between 2.30pm and 2.45pm as the 48-year-old victim was walking with members of his family and their dogs near Saltaire car park. It is reported that another dog started to chase one of the dogs being walked by the victim. The man walking that dog attempted to kick the victim's dog but slipped and fell to the ground. On getting to his feet, the man punched the victim to the face causing facial injuries.

The man is described as white, aged in his late 20s to early 30s, of slender build, with close cropped hair. He was wearing a dark or olive green trench coat and was clean shaven.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area and saw a man matching the suspect's description.

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