Man causes a scare in Wakefield

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A MAN covered in blood was spotted staggering close to a canal in Eastmoor.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the Aire and Calder canal near Stanley Ferry last night (Tuesday).

But when emergency services arrived they found film makers shooting a zombie movie.

Officers from Normanton neighbourhood police team (NPT) updated their Facebook and Twitter accounts shortly after 10pm.

It read: “PC Saxon and PC Winfield have attended the canal between Stanley Ferry and Eastmoor in company with Ambulance to reports of a male covered in blood staggering around.

“Once they arrived they located a group of film makers in the last day of filming a Zombie movie with some very realistic makeup on show.”