Appeal Following Affray in Halifax

Monday 8 April 2024

Police in Calderdale are appealing for witnesses following an affray in the King Cross area of Halifax yesterday evening.   
Shortly before 7pm, police received several calls reporting an ongoing fight on Rhondda Place, involving a large number of males.

Further information was received that the incident was continuing onto Mile Cross Road and Westbury Place.  
Officers attended and found two males with serious injuries, who were taken to hospital for treatment.   
Four males, a 34-year-old, 38-year-old and two aged 21 were arrested at the scene and remain in police custody at this time.   
Detective Inspector David Armstrong of Calderdale District Police said:   
“We are continuing to investigate and understand the circumstances of what took place yesterday evening.   

“Officers are conducting additional high visibility patrols in the area, to offer reassurance to those locally, whilst enquiries continue.  
“We understand there were around 30 people present and several witnesses to the incident.   
“We are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with CCTV or video footage captured before, during or after the affray.”  
Anyone with information that may assist our enquiries, who has not yet spoken with police, is asked to contact Calderdale CID via the livechat function on the website or by calling 101 quoting 13240185603.   
Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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