Female teenager suffers head injury during Castleford assault

An area of Castleford town centre was cordoned off last night following an assault on a teenage woman.

Friday, 3rd July 2020, 2:18 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd July 2020, 2:22 pm
A section of Carlton Street was cordoned off.

Officers were called to Albion Street in Castleford shortly before 8pm last night to reports of a fight.

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An 18-year-old woman was taken to hospital with a head injury not thought to be life threatening.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a section 18 assault.

A section of Carlton Street was taped off by police after it was thought the man was arrested at the spot.