Knife and hammer wielding burglar arrested by Halifax police officers

A man was arrested by police officers in Halifax after he was caught burgling a property.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 11:44 am

On June 16 officers from the Halifax Neighbourhood Policing team responded to an ongoing burglary.

The suspect was found inside the building holding a knife and a hammer.

An 18-year-old man from Halifax was subsequently arrested on suspicion of Aggravated Burglary

A Halifax man was arrested in the burglary
A Halifax man was arrested in the burglary

Halifax Neighbourhood policing team revealed details of the arrest.

Within the last 31 days there have been 4961 calls for Service in Calderdale resulting in 2048 crimes being recorded including;

922 Assaults

340 Public Order Offences

59 Drug Offences

15 Possession of Weapons

The above have resulted in 816 arrests being made.