Five men are being held by police after the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the stabbing of a 9-year-old boy in Shipley. Police have revealed this lunchtime that an eight year old girl was also chased by one of the suspects. Chris Kiddey filed this report from Shipley.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an 84-year-old woman was found at a house in Shipley. The same man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at Carnegie Skate Park yesterday afternoon.
Police were investigating the stabbing of the 9-year-old boy when they found the body of 84-year-old Louisa Denby in the bedroom of her home on Prospect Mount in Shipley. She had suffered numerous stab wounds. Another 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder.
Three other local men aged 18,24 and 29 are in police custody after being arrested in connection with the stabbing of the 9-year-old boy. The injured boy remains in a stable condition in Leeds General Infirmary where he's expected to undergo surgery this morning.
West Yorkshire Police say three people have been arrested after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed. The attack happened at a skate park in Shipley yesterday afternoon. The boy was stabbed in his chest and arm and was airlifted to hospital, where he's said to be in a stable condition.
A woman has gone missing from her home in Shipley, Bradford.
Dawn Thompson, 36, left her house in Windhill, Shipley at about 1pm on Monday 22 April and has not been seen since.
She is about 5ft 6 ins tall, of slim build and has long dark brown hair. She was last seen wearing blue tracksuit bottoms, cream sleeveless jumper and black pumps and was believed to be carrying a yellow JD sports bag.
Police are concerned for her welfare and would ask her to contact the Police or walk into a Police Station.