Three children and a woman are in hospital with serious injuries, while a woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing incident at a home in Yorkshire.
West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that two boys and a girl as well as a woman were found with 'stab wounds' having been injured with a "bladed weapon" at the house on Walpole Road.
Officers attended the address in Huddersfield, West Yorks., around 08.02 am after receiving a report of concern for safety from the ambulance service.
When police arrived at the scene, they found the three seriously injured children along with a woman who had similar wounds.
All four were rushed to the hospital where they have received treatment as police continue their inquiries.
West Yorkshire Police confirmed this afternoon that a woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
DCI Sam Freeman of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: “Enquiries are ongoing today into what has clearly been a serious and distressing incident in Huddersfield and we fully appreciate the concern it will cause in the local community.
“Detectives are conducting enquiries to determine the exact circumstances of what has taken place and an arrest has now been made as part of those investigations."
Chief Inspector Rebecca Calpin of Kirklees Police, said: “Reassurance patrols are taking place in the local area by officers from the Huddersfield Neighbourhood Policing Team and will be continuing throughout the day as Kirklees officers work to support colleagues from our HMET team.”
Walpole Road was cordoned off by officers this morning with a police scene still in place on Monday afternoon.
Crime scene investigation officers are on the scene, along with Officers from the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.
Images from the scene showed officers clad in protective gear conducting investigations.
Meanwhile, a neighbour told Yorkshire Live she had seen a number of ambulances at the scene this morning.
The woman, who had not been named, said: "I saw loads of ambulances, doctors and police cars. I saw blue lights and heard sirens - I thought there had been a shooting or something."