TUESDAY UPDATE: Man falls from Mann Dam viaduct, Cleckheaton

SCENE: Mann Dam was taped off this morning as police stood guard.

SCENE: Mann Dam was taped off this morning as police stood guard.

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AN attack on a woman in her 40s has been linked to the death of a man who fell from Mann Dam viaduct in Cleckheaton on Monday.

Police were called to a house in Carlton Way, Cleckheaton, shortly after 6am, following reports a woman had been assaulted.

She has been taken to Dewsbury and District Hospital with serious injuries.

A short time later police were called to Mann Dam in Cleckheaton to reports that a man in his 50s had fallen from the viaduct. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incidents.

A spokesman said police were linking the two incidents.

Inquiries are ongoing.

• If you have any more information contact reporter Lauren Ballinger at lauren.ballinger@ywng.co.uk.