Suspected arson at former Huddersfield pub


Police are appealing for witnesses to a suspected arson attack at the former Woolpack public house on Deighton Road, Huddersfield.

The fire is believed to have occurred between 11:30 pm on Friday and 00:30 am Saturday.

Detective Constable Joanne Sharp of Huddersfield CID said: “The fire is believed to have been started on the first floor causing significant damage to the property. Thankfully, no-one was injured during the incident.

“We are working with fire investigators as to the exact cause.”

Witnesses should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.