British police responding to 'serious incident' in English town of Barnsley

Reuters , Saturday 8 Sep 2018

British police said on Saturday they were responding to a serious incident in the northern English town of Barnsley.

"There is a high visibility police presence in Barnsley town centre this morning ... responding to a serious incident. More information will follow," South Yorkshire police said. "Public are asked to be vigilant."

Unconfirmed social media reports said that a woman had been arrested after several stabbings at a market in the town and that police were searching for possible accomplices.

No further details were immediately available.

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