VIDEO: 'Serious incident' closes Wakefield street

The scene on Brighton Street.
The scene on Brighton Street.

A street near Wakefield city centre remains cordoned off by police this afternoon following a 'serious incident'.

Emergency services were called to Brighton Street at around 6am this morning, including fire engines and police.

Investigators can be seen in the property.

Investigators can be seen in the property.

The road was cordoned off and remains so this afternoon.

CSI teams are now combing a house on the corner of Brighton Street and Clayton Street.

The police are yet to comment on the nature of the incident, but say it is serious.

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The area has been cordoned off since just after 6am this morning.

The area has been cordoned off since just after 6am this morning.