Investigators say no terrorism motive after car crashes into barrier outside Dewsbury Police Station

Old Westgate, behind Dewsbury Police Station, is one of the streets which was cordoned off. Picture: Google
Old Westgate, behind Dewsbury Police Station, is one of the streets which was cordoned off. Picture: Google

Terrorism has been ruled out as a motive after a car crashed into a barrier outside Dewsbury Police Station last night.

Old Westgate and number of roads nearby have been closed off today while investigations continued.

Three people who were inside the car when it crashed have not been held by police, but two arrests have been made.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said a car drove into a barrier outside Dewsbury Police Station at about 10.47pm yesterday.

He said: "Three persons in the vehicle were uninjured and enquiries are ongoing this morning to determine the full circumstances.

"The incident is not terror related and two other men aged 17 and 29 have now been arrested in connection with what took place.