Man suffers slash wounds in Halifax and taken to hospital after suspected assault

A man was taken to hospital with slash wounds following a suspected assault in Halifax.

Tuesday, 19th February 2019, 12:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th February 2019, 4:12 pm
Union Street in Halifax closed off by police (Picture by Liz Harrison)

Police were called at 5.40pm to a property on Union Street South, Halifax yesterday (Monday) to a report of an assault.

The street was closed for a number of hours as investigation work was carried out.

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A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "A 28-year-old man attended hospital with slash wounds. His injuries are non-life threatening.

"A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.

"Enquiries are ongoing by Calderdale CID."

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