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Protest on Leeds Road in Bradford following M62 Shooting

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A number of youths have disrupted traffic in Bradford in a ‘protest’ against a police shooting on the M62 motorway.

West Yorkshire Police shot a man named as Yassar Yaqub a man previously cleared of murder.

During a pre-planned police operation at Junction 24 of the M62 Yassar Yaqub, 28, from Crossland Moor, was shot and sadly died.

Youngsters have blocked the road holding banners and placards against the shooting at a protest in Bradford. When responding officers arrived they came under attack and had to quickly leave the area.

During the video two police officers arrive on scene and rocks are hurled at the van. The two officers quickly face abuse and violence and return to the safety of the police van and leave the area.

An eyewitness has told Police Hour that ‘Police arrived two officers got out and were abused they quickly left after coming under attack they returned to the area an hour later’.

West Yorkshire Police said a spontaneous protest took place in Bradford at around 7.15pm tonight (Tuesday, January 3) with protestors using Shipley Airedale Road, Leeds Road, Wakefield Road and surrounding routes.

Officers were deployed to the area to facilitate a peaceful protest and to provide public reassurance.

They added no arrests were made and officers will remain in the area to provide a visible presence and to offer reassurance to members of the public.

An eyewitness has told Police Hour ‘Leeds Road is our home we don’t want riots to cause damage to our homes I would urge anyone not to get involved in these protests’

Officers will remain at the scene all night

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Dad arrested after Mylee Billingham aged 8 stabbed to death

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Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.

Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.

He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.

Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.

 

Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.

The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”

The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.

A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.

West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.

 

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Girl aged 8 who was stabbed to death named as Mylee Billingham

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A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.

Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.

Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.

Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.

Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.

The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.

Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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Girl 8 stabbed to dead in Walsall, West Midlands

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Police have launched a murder investigation after an 8 year old girl was stabbed to death near Walsall.

A 54-year-old man has been arrested following the attack overnight in Brownhills.

Cops responded to a 999 call at 9.15pm to reports of a disturbance at the address on arrival they found a girl with serious injuries.

She was rushed to hospital but sadly nothing could be done to save her this girls injuries were too serious and she died a short time later.”

The 54-year-old man was also taken to hospital and treated for a stab wound to his stomach.

Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from the homicide unit, said: “We are treating this as a domestic incident and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the child’s death.

“Our family liaison team are supporting the family of the little girl, who are naturally devastated by her death. Our thoughts remain with them.”

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