A teenage girl was in hospital last night after she was found hanging from a tree in Armitage Bridge.
The 15-year-old, who has not been named, is “critically ill” in Leeds General Infirmary .
She was discovered by a man walking through the grounds of Armitage Bridge Cricket club.
He alerted emergency services and police and paramedics were called to the scene.
The girl was found on Tuesday at 7pm.
The cricket club grounds include paths leading down to the River Holme and have lots of wooded areas.
Det Insp Jim Griffiths said: “A local man has found a girl hanging from a tree in the grounds of Armitage Bridge Cricket Club.
“She is currently in a critical condition at Leeds General Infirmary.
“There are no suspicious circumstances.”