A 15-year-old boy has died following an attack outside a school in Huddersfield.
Emergency companies have been known as to the scene at Woodhouse Hill in Fartown at 2.54pm on Wednesday, following the attack near the doorway of North Huddersfield Trust School.
In an announcement, West Yorkshire Police confirmed a homicide investigation was beneath manner.
Officers stated the sufferer had acquired remedy on the scene and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for emergency surgical procedure, however was pronounced lifeless a short while later.
Detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team are main the investigation into the boy’s homicide.
Forensic examination and specialist searches are beneath manner on the school.
Senior investigating officer, detective superintendent Marc Bowes stated: “Our investigation continues to be at a really early stage, and we will probably be finishing up intensive enquiries to determine the total circumstances surrounding this incident that has resulted in the completely mindless lack of a younger life.
“We recognise that an incident of this nature will trigger comprehensible shock and concern in the group, and we’re working intently alongside our colleagues at Kirklees District who’re growing their presence in the world to reassure folks and hold them up to date as our investigation progresses.
“We have already identified a number of witnesses to the incident itself, but would still like to hear from anyone who has any information that could assist the investigation.”