A 40-year-old man has been arrested today for the attempted murder of an 11-year-old child and a 10-year-old child
It follows the incident in Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, on Monday.
The man has also been arrested for an assault on an emergency worker.
A 13-year-old child also sustained minor injuries during the incident.
The man has been released from hospital and is now in police custody for questioning by officers from the Major Investigation Team.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Inspector Steve Menzies says: “The incident took place around 8:10am both inside and outside a property in Beckwithshaw which is situated on the main road, the B6161 Otley Road, and is very close to the local primary school.
“I reiterate that this incident is not connected to the school, however I am appealing to anyone who may have been dropping off children at the school, or commuters passing by, to check their vehicle dashcam and report any footage that may have captured any part of the incident prior to the attendance of the emergency services.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information, is asked to contact police. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to the Major Investigation Team.
Please quote reference number 12220105995 when passing on any information.