Kirklees Police Officer Wins UK Police Snooker Championship

Friday 19 May, 2017

A police officer from Kirklees has won the coveted UK Police Snooker Championship for the second year in a row. 

The tournament which is held at Potters resort, Hopton on Sea, in Norfolk and takes place over three days has participants from all police forces across England, Scotland and Wales. 

PC Mick Stocks, who has won the competition four times, took home a magnificent silver trophy for this win. In the final he had breaks of 53, 59 and 90 in his 3-0 win over Neil Wood from North Yorkshire Police. 

The annual competition has run since 1951 and growing in popularity across the country's police forces. 

PC Mick Stocks, of Kirklees District Police, said: "I am absolutely delighted to win the competition for the second time in a row and an honour to represent West Yorkshire Police at the tournament. 

"It's a fantastic experience to be involved in the tournament and looking forward to next year."

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