A body has been found in a Huddersfield canal.

The grim find was made this morning and confirmed by a spokeswoman for West Yorkshire Police.

Police officers are currently at the scene at Huddersfield Broad Canal off Vine Street, in Hillhouse.

Chloe reports on this morning's discovery of a body in the canal

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They and the ambulance service were contacted after a passer-by spotted the body in the waterway at 7.39am.

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Police officers have taped off the area and several ambulances are on scene while the recovery takes place.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance was flown to the scene but was turned back as it was no longer needed.

No details about the identity of the person have yet been revealed.

More details will follow.

Police and ambulances attend an incident off Vine Street in Huddersfield