Poppy box theft team arrest girl

Police investigating the theft of a poppy collection tin have arrested an 11-year-old girl.

As reported by the Courier, the box was snatched from Mytholmroyd Community Centre where a woman was raising money as part of her 40th birthday celebrations earlier this month.

The girl was released on bail pending further inquiries. Anyone with information about the theft should call the Upper Valley neighbourhood policing team on 101.