A polling station was forced to close after a man was stabbed and collapsed in a bloody heap directly outside it.tiwttPolice swarmed the area after receiving reports that a man had been attacked just after 5pm this afternoon.  The attack happened outside a polling station in Waverley Road, Huddersfield.

The victim, a man, is believed to have serious but not life threatening injuries.

Officers have arrested a 19-year-old man following the stabbing.  The polling station was closed for a time, but has since reopened.