A murder investigation has been launched after a woman in her fifties was stabbed to death in Huddersfield.
Police were called to Ripon Avenue in Fartown at around 7am today after reports that a woman had been seriously injured. She died at the scene.
A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
A scene is currently in place and enquiries are ongoing.
Det Ch Insp Alan Weekes said: "A number of enquiries are ongoing into this very serious incident in which a woman has been fatally attacked on the street.
"We have arrested a man on suspicion of murder and, while enquiries are at an early stage, I can say we do believe this was a targeted attack on the victim and an isolated incident."
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