A MAN’S body has been found inside a house after neighbours reported hearing a loud bang as five suspects have now been arrested by police.
Emergency crews were called out to Millgate, Selby, at 1.15am today following reports of a disturbance.
A man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later and a murder probe was launched.
West Yorkshire police arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion murder and four have also been taken into custody, بالنسبة الى Yorkshire Post.
Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox said: “Understandably this incident is shocking for members of the local community, but I would like to stress that we are currently treating this as an isolated incident.
“Members of the public should expect to see an increased police presence in the area over the coming days as a way of us reassuring the local community.”
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Neighbours reported hearing a “loud bang” in the early hours of Thursday morning.
اليكس, who lives around the corner, أخبر YorkshireLive: “My partner heard a loud bang from around here about 12am last night. It’s quite scary to see this on our street.”
اخر, who doesn’t want to be identified, told the publication: “It’s not really a surprise. Every night around here we hear banging and have police up and down.
“I heard banging early in the morning from over where the police are. It would be the third time I think we’ve had police down here recently.
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“In the last few years I’ve heard of people getting beaten to a pulp and drug activity in this area. So I’m used to it.”
Mum Vicky said: “It’s terrible to see this near where you live. I was fast asleep last night but I’ve been hearing all about it this morning.
“I’ve got two young children and it is definitely getting worse around here recently.”
Cops have cordoned off the area in Millgate as forensic investigators collect evidence.
A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called to reports of a disturbance at an address on Millgate shortly before 1.15am this morning (مارس 24). Officers attended along with the ambulance service.
“Police can confirm that a man was pronounced dead at the property and this is currently being treated as a murder investigation.
“A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and investigations are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident. The man remains in police custody.”
Anyone with information is being urged to contact police on 101 and quote refence number 12220049571 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.