A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed outside of school.
West Yorkshire Police has confirmed that a teenager has been taken into custody following the horror killing in Woodhouse Hill, Huddersfield at 2.45pm on Wednesday.
The force issued a statement on Thursday morning saying: “The youth was arrested at an address in Huddersfield shortly before 5am this morning in connection with the incident in Woodhouse Hill, Fartown, yesterday afternoon.
“He remains in custody and enquiries are ongoing led by detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.”
The victim’s headteacher, Andrew Fell posted on the North Huddersfield Trust School website: “It is with enormous sadness that I must tell you that following an incident on Woodhouse Hill Road yesterday one of our pupils has tragically lost their life.
“The pupil was taken by ambulance to hospital after the incident but despite the most valiant of efforts, medical staff were unable to save their life.”