Man arrested after death of five-year-old boy in Wakefield

POLICE have arrested a man after a five-year-old boy died in Wakefield.

Officers were called by paramedics to a house in Aberford Road, Wakefield, at 11.40am yesterday where they were treating the child.

He was taken to Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, where he later died.

Inquiries are ongoing into the full circumstances surrounding his death.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with his death and is currently in custody.