Stabbed boy remains in hospital

A nine-year-old boy who was stabbed remains in hospital as detectives investigate links between his attack, the murder of an OAP and an incident in which an eight-year-old girl was chased through a garden. Four of five people held have been released.

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Nine-year-old Shipley victim to undergo surgery

A nine-year-old boy who was stabbed in a skate park in Shipley, West Yorkshire, yesterday afternoon is due to undergo surgery today.

West Yorkshire Police said the boy, who sustained chest and arm injuries, is in a stable condition.

The skate park where the 9-year-old was stabbed. Credit: ITV Calendar

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for attempted murder and the murder of an 84-year-old woman.

A third incident where a eight-year-old girl was chased by a man matching the suspect's description has also been linked.

Another 26-year-old has been arrested in connection with murder and three other men in connection with the incident in the skate park.

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