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Teenager threatened with knife in Oakes mugging

A 16-year-old boy was threatened with a knife and mugged in the Oakes area of Huddersfield on Tuesday May 8.

The victim was walking near a bus stop on Tanyard Road between 4.10pm and 4.25pm when three males approached him, one of whom threatened the victim with a knife. They then stole his phone and bag.

A 17-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and released under investigation.

Police want to speak to any witnesses, particularly a woman who pulled up alongside the robbery and told the three robbers to stop what they were doing.

Anyone with information should call PC Amy Lane of Kirklees CID on 101 quoting log 1379 of 8 May or anonymously call the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

Substation explosion outs power in Meltham

An explosion at a substation at the bottom of Meltham Mills Road has caused power outages in the area.

It happened at around 11am today, blowing one of the substation doors off its hinges.

Local businesses say they experienced short power cuts, lasting only a few seconds.

Firefighters from Huddersfield and Meltham attended the scene but remained on stand-by.

Northern Powergrid said the substation belongs to one company and theirs is the only premises still affected.

Huddersfield Town player celebrations

Huddersfieold Town players celebrated Premier League survival after a point at Chelsea yesterday in style.

Alex Pritchard (below) may have been one of the Town players to enjoy a couple of well-earned beers after the match.

Alex Pritchard celebrates Huddersfield Town's survival in the Premier League
Alex Pritchard celebrates Huddersfield Town's survival in the Premier League

Check out the full story here.

Lockwood Scar back open

Lockwood Scar is back open after an earlier accident involving a motorbike and a car.

Lockwood Scar crash involved motorbike and car

Lockwood Scar has closed temporarily while the incident is dealt with. This map shows the exact location of the collision.

The location of a collision between a biker and a car
The location of a collision between a biker and a car

Follow our dedicated LIVE BLOG on this incident here.

Lockwood Scar crash

We have had reports of a serious accident at Lockwood Scar. We have a reporter on route to find out more and we will have a dedicated live blog with latest updates coming soon.

Cooper Bridge chaos

We’re receiving reports that a broken down lorry is causing massive traffic problems at Cooper Bridge.

The lorry has stopped under the railway bridge, just before Cooper Bridge roundabout, heading away from Huddersfield.

More on this when we get it.

Van fire in Flockton

Firefighters were called to reports of a blue transit van on fire in Long Lane, Flockton, at 11.12pm last night.

Ben Root, Crew Commander at Huddersfield fire station, said: “It appeared to be deliberate. The fire was in the engine compartment and it looked like a petrol rag had been placed under the bonnet. The van was abandoned in the middle of nowhere.”

Firefighters from Huddersfield and Skelmanthorpe attended the blaze and used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

They spent 30 minutes at the scene.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Weather forecast

Today has started off with clear skies and colder temperatures than we’ve been seeing recently. This is set to continue with a cloudless day not really reaching above 13 degrees Celsius.

There will be more of the same to start tomorrow in Huddersfield with some cloud moving in towards the afternoon. This, unfortunately, is set to turn to rain at the weekend.

Good Morning!

Hello Huddersfield. happy Thursday!

We’ll be bringing you all the latest news updates over the course of the day.

In a few minutes we’ll start with the morning weather report so stay tuned...