Teenagers Appear At Court Following Holmfirth Cricket Club Incident

Friday June 5, 2020

Two teenagers appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court today (June 5) charged with racially aggravated offences following an incident at Holmfirth Cricket Club.

A 17-year-old male appeared charged with a racially aggravated public order offence on a 16-year-old male, and a racially aggravated assault on a 17-year-old year old male.

The 16-year-old female appeared charged with an offence of racially aggravated assault on the 17-year-old year old male.

The offences related to an alleged incident at the cricket club on June 2 involving two male victims.  The incident remains under investigation by Kirklees CID.

The defendants, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded not guilty and were bailed from court to next appear before Leeds Youth Court on June 29.

West Yorkshire Police would like to advise that this case is active under the Contempt of Court Act and any video or imagery of the alleged offences should not be shared.



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