Three teenagers arrested as boy, 17, is stabbed to death and two other men injured in a fight
- Police were called to East Park Road in the Ovenden area on Saturday night
- Officers found two males with stab wounds and a third with a head injury
- Three 17-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder
A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Halifax.
Police were called to a report of a disturbance in East Park Road in the Ovenden area, where a male was said to have been stabbed, at about 9.30pm on Saturday.
Officers attended and found two males with stab wounds and a third with a head injury. All three were taken to hospital for treatment.
The 17-year-old boy died a short time later.
A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Halifax. Pictured is East Park Road in Ovenden
The injuries to the other two are not believed to be life-threatening. Both are said to be in a stable condition, South Yorkshire Police said.
Three boys, all aged 17, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.
Detective Chief Inspector Jim Griffiths, of the Homicide and Major Enquiries Team, urged anyone who witnesses the incident to come forward.
‘Our enquiries are at an early stage and are continuing, but we believe there were a significant number of witnesses to what happened,’ he said.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have information to assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log 1754 of 27 October.
They can also use the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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