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A 24-hour gym in Huddersfield has been closed and police have been called.

Officers were called to The Gym Group premises in Beck Road, Huddersfield, late this afternoon.

The gym, opposite the Aldi store, opens 24/7 but has been closed due to a police incident.

There are two police vehicles outside and officers are understood to be inside.A group of about 30 people have gathered outside.

We have a reporter on the scene and will bring you all the latest updates as we get them.

We have asked West Yorkshire Police for a statement.

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Tributes from his friends

Tributes have been paid to Benny Karikumutima tonight, who was well known and respected in the Fartown community and beyond. Here’s what his friends had to say about him. We’d like to send our best wishes to his family and friends.

Man who died is named locally

Friends have named the man who died at the gym as 46-year-old Benny Karikumutima, who runs Benny’s Barbers in Bradford Road, Fartown.

A group of friends gathered outside his shop tonight to pay tribute to him.

Danny Johnson said: “He was a real person, he was well loved.”

Police say there were no suspicious circumstances and the coroner has been informed.

We’ll have more tributes and a full story later.

Police statement in full

Here’s the police statement in full.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called at 1.35 pm to Beck Road in Huddersfield. Officers attended and a male in his 40s was found deceased. There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances and a file has been prepared for the coroner.”

Man collapsed and died

Police have confirmed that a man in his 40s has died. The Examiner understands that the man was found collapsed in the changing rooms.

We’ll have a full statement from West Yorkshire Police shortly.

Not known when gym will re-open

No-one at The Gym Group is available to comment on what has happened. A head office spokesman said: “All we know is that the gym is closed.”

The gym operates 24-hours-a-day but it is not known when it might re-open.

Police statement awaited

Police are inside the gym and there is a crime scene investigation van outside. We have asked West Yorkshire Police for a statement on what has happened.

Police on the scene

Our reporter Robert Sutcliffe is at the scene, and this is the latest we have. There’s a sign on the door saying the gym will be closed until further notice.