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

Union Street in Halifax closed off by police (Picture by Liz Harrison)
Union Street in Halifax closed off by police (Picture by Liz Harrison)

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

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

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

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.

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"Enquiries are ongoing by Calderdale CID."

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