A firework was deliberately thrown and narrowly missed hitting two women at a business premises in Elland.
The incident happened at 11.20am today when a man ran into a car park at Rosemount Works, off Huddersfield Road and deliberately set off at least two fireworks.
A worker walking to a separate building on the site found herself trapped by the pink exploding fireworks around her.
Fortunately she was not hit and fled to the safety of the building as colleagues and warehouse workers out rushed upon hearing ‘loud bangs’.
Another woman was in a car and saw fireworks thrown towards her car.
Both women were shaken but unhurt.
One of them said: “I saw a man in the car park bend down at the side of one of the cars and then there was loud bang and pink fireworks started exploding in all directions.
“I saw a woman outside my car, who was on foot and she appeared to be trapped by the fireworks. She started going one way, to get out of the way, but then another one went off and she turned around as if trapped.
“It was frightening. I didn’t know what to do so I just stayed in the car and phoned 999.”
Police were called to the scene and enquiries are now ongoing.
They hope CCTV from the car park to the premises will help trace the suspect responsible.