Five arrested after man stabbed to death in Huddersfield

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in the village of Linthwaite, near Huddersfied.

Police were called to Manchester Road shortly after 11.45pm last night (January 16th).

One man was pronounced dead at the scene. Five people - a woman and four men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Reassurance patrols are taking place

Four ambulances and an air ambulance joined a number of police vehicles, including armed response units, at the scene soon after midnight.

A police cordon remains in place this morning between the Premier Total Convenience shop car park and Thornton and Ross manufacturing site.A forensic tent has been erected in an industrial estate car park behind a row of terraced housing on Manchester Road.

A police spokesman said reassurance patrols were being conducted across the area and enquiries are ongoing to ascertain the full circumstances of the incident.